It’s only when you start aligning your desires with His eternal ones, that you can truly be free to pursue your passions.
Words are a burden and a privilege
I'm just trying to live every day like Jesus and I fail a lot. To show that in my writing was always my intent from the beginning 8 years ago, but I've strayed from that and gotten into my head about it. As a result, I think my writing has become sterile and lacking joy. I really want to change this.
Author update & Lent is here again
Hi friends, These past few years have been some of my least productive years in writing to date, but busiest in changing, stretching and growing. From finally working out forgiveness with certain people, to becoming a wife, to becoming a mother, learning to weigh a full time job with home and family responsibilities. I'm also... Continue Reading →
What I’ve learned from keeping a faith-based blog
After 4 1/2 years of more or less consistent blogging, I feel I have earned a bit of wisdom I would like to share. This is not only what I would tell any beginner, but also what I use to preach to myself (no pun intended); sometimes the advice we most need to hear is... Continue Reading →
Refocusing within the flames
Hi Friends! After a long break, Joshua chapters 23 & 24 are finally up. Over the past several months I have come to realize that my focus has truly been split between wanting what the world has to offer, and wanting what God has to offer. Joshua 24 speaks beautifully to that point. First he... Continue Reading →
Friends, <This article> has brought much needed breath and water into the parched desert of my calling. You may or may not have noticed my absence since May, which was unplanned and honestly, painful. Don't worry, I'm alright. The kind of pain I mean is the kind of artistic pain that comes with being unable to... Continue Reading →
Just hit send
Does anyone else do this? You take forever writing an email because you keep doing more editing than actual writing, and then once hitting send, you immediately open up your sent mail and read and reread the same email you just spent 3 hours on, poring over it, rereading it aloud to yourself, and continuing... Continue Reading →
A writer’s food for thought
Won't you take a moment and read Proverbs 4 with me? My son, be attentive to my words; incline your ear to my sayings. Let them not escape from your sight; keep them within your heart. For they are life to those who find them, and healing to all their flesh. Keep your heart with all vigilance,... Continue Reading →
Does God lead your writings?
Happy Sunday dear readers! I bring you an exciting and challenging realization... We are starting a new sermon series at my church for the summer, going through this book. I am barely through the first part of the first chapter and I had to set the book down and blog about it! 😉 From the... Continue Reading →