Resist & Stand Firm

“Resist the devil and he will flee from you … Stand firm against the schemes of the devil.” James 4:7 & Ephesians 6:11, NASB Oftentimes, when I face a period of prolonged writing or ministry related tasks, thoughts and feelings of guilt emerge. Like swamp creatures that lurk in the dark, they slither into my […]

WRITERS’ CLINIC: Called to Write?

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” Ephesians 2:10, NASB Dear Christian Writer Friend, I have. Oh my, have I ever. When I’ve experienced negative fallout like marital tensions or family difficulties because of writing commitments, my mind has wandered down […]

Holiday Fashion That Fits Every Day

“Put on the full armor of God, that you may be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.” Ephesians 6:11, NASB December is a crazy busy month in my household. We celebrate two birthdays along with Christmas. And this year, we have the additional joys of my daughter’s sweet 16th along with […]

FREE PRINTABLE: 30 Days of Prayer for Hurricane Harvey Victims

“With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints.” Ephesians 6:18, NASB Dear Readers, Do words ever elude you when you pray? Like, you know you should pray, but you don’t know how to begin addressing […]

Not Good Enough? Me Either

And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.—To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.—Not […]

Why I Don’t Need to Work My Head Off

“For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, that no one should boast.” Ephesians 2:8-9, NASB Reformation Day comes and goes every October 31—an occurrence I take for granted far too often. But I wonder, what was life like […]

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