WRITERS CLINIC: Persevering Through Rejection

“Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.” 1 Corinthians 15:58, NASB She looked at me with pity as tears gathered in my eyes. Despite the editor’s kind nature, her rejection of my manuscript crushed me. And […]

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 […]

Doing Life: Okay Lord, Now I Need … a Piece of Chocolate

“Now it came about that when Sanballat heard that we were rebuilding the wall, he became furious and very angry and mocked the Jews … But we prayed to our God … So we carried on the work…” Nehemiah 4:1, 9, & 21, NASB I walked into my kitchen and totally forgot what I was aiming […]

Hiding Place

“Therefore, let everyone who is godly pray to Thee in a time when Thou mayest be found … Thou art my hiding place …” (Psalm 32:6-7, NASB). Have you ever wanted to quit? I won’t lie. I have. Repeatedly. As thoughts of throwing in the towel swirled in my head early this morning (yes, just […]

Coming Through …

Image: Master isolated images / FreeDigitalPhotos.net “What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who is against us? He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how will He not also with Him freely give us all things? Who will  bring a charge […]

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