Regrets

I have a feeling everyone has regrets about their past. I do, for sure. I regret that I didn’t become a Christian until I was in my thirties. Before that time, I did some pretty stupid things and lived only for myself. There is nothing that will change those events or their repercussions. I shudder […]

Everybody Worries

  What? You worry about things, too? Everyone worries—whether it’s a young person leaving home for the first time, parents raising their children, professionals building their careers, the elderly concerned about health—you get the idea. I’m pretty sure writers are in there somewhere. Questions continually plague me. Maybe my manuscript is lacking and my hero […]

Who Do You Think You Are?

I love to write characters who find healing in their lives after discovering their identify in Christ. Graham Maier from Lavender Fields Inn could never quite please his father. Greg, Graham’s brother and his dad’s favorite, always took first place in the Maier home. Greg was a better athlete, made friends more easily, and as […]

Are You Bored

I’m bored. The message on the teenager’s shirt at Walmart glared at me. Why did it seem so offensive? I had to think a while then it dawned on me. Life is a gift. When we’re young, we don’t realize how fleeting it really is. The Bible says we are like grass. We flourish like […]