WRITERS’ CLINIC: 4 Ways to Take Care of Yourself

Dear Christian Writer Friends, If you’re pursuing traditional publishing like me, it’s easy to get sucked into the numbers game and the ever increasing demand for celebrity status. You can push and push yourself to “succeed” until one day you realize you’re exhausted with little left to give. Since you’ve placed almost everything into acquiring […]

One Way to Hear God’s Voice

“O LORD, Thou hast searched me and known me. Thou dost know when I sit down and when I rise up; Thou dost understand my thought from afar. Thou dost scrutinize my path and my lying down, And art intimately acquainted with all my ways.” Psalm 139:1-3, NASB Dear Readers, God’s personal interest in our daily […]

WRITERS CONNECT: Adrienne Gaines

Adrienne Gaines smiled as I met with her this past May at the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference. Her warmth and kindness shone through, reflecting the Lord’s presence in her life. We discussed my writing endeavors, and even though my platform needs to increase, Adrienne treated me with respect. Adrienne also encouraged me to […]

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 CONNECT: Eva Marie Everson

I knew about Eva Marie Everson long before we became acquainted this past May. Of course, that’s to be expected since she’s served on the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference faculty for as long as I’ve attended. I’m struck by Eva’s willingness to sacrifice some of her own writing desires in order to assist […]

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