Drawing Near: Love Is…

Dear Reader, I pray you’ll join me in speaking these words, which are based on 1 Corinthians 13, to our heavenly Father. Let’s worship Him together, knowing His love makes all the difference in each of our lives ❤️. In Christ’s Love, Abba! Father, Love is patient. Love is You, patiently working in us and making us more like Christ. Love is kind, those actions that tenderly touch us. Love bears all things. It covers the heartaches and heartbreaks, the sufferings and sorrow, the inconceiveable. Love […]

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Moms & Mentors: My Latest Book Project & How We Can Use Our Spiritual Gifts

photo credit: Just Sit And Relax! via photopin (license)   “Let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds.” Hebrews 10:24, Nasb Last week I shared briefly about my latest project: a Bible study for moms and mentors to use with their daughters—whether children by birth or daughters in the faith. I’m excited because this manuscript pairs the power of story with the power of God’s Word, drawing readers closer to the Master Storyteller. God is developing a greater passion in me when it […]

Drawing Near: I Am a Christian

“A wide door for effective service has opened to me, and there are many adversaries.” 1 Corinthians 16:9, Nasb Loving Father in heaven, They said they were Christians. And instantaneously, their lives were silenced like a symphony that ceases in the midst. Some of them were my children’s ages–with lives full of promise and lots of living left to do. Why, oh God? Why are they gone while evil abounds? I am a Christian. If I had a gun pointed at me, would I have courage to […]

Doing Life: Run Like a Winner

photo credit: Northern-Relays-409.jpg via photopin (license)   “Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win.” 1 Corinthians 9:24, NASB When I attended the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference this past May, I treasured meeting new friends who share my love for writing. It was interesting, however, that some seemed surprised to learn I first participated in the conference over ten years ago. While I’ve attended four times […]

Tidbits of Truth: Standing

photo credit: Jill via photopin (license) But by His doing you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption.” 1 Corinthians 1:30, NASB IN CHRIST, we stand righteous, holy, and redeemed–because of God and God alone.