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 […]
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 […]
Years ago in my old church in El Paso, Texas, I became acquainted with a godly and faithful family who attended most every Sunday. The husband could always be found passing out bulletins and offering a smile to Sunday morning church goers as they strolled in. Most Sundays his wife attended as well, except when […]
Sometimes I try to imagine what God is like. My finite mind can’t comprehend even a fraction of His attributes. “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55:9 How far are the heavens from the earth? Even from […]
Be joyful always. Pray continually. Give thanks in all circumstances.
Last week I sat down to read my Daily Bread devotional. The scripture began in Luke 11. I started reading verse one. “One day Jesus…” I couldn’t read any farther. The words “one day Jesus” continue to reverberate in my mind. I said the words over and over. Verse one of Luke 11 precedes the […]
I believe the hardest thing for any writer is when his/her manuscript is rejected or when everyone doesn’t think it’s just wonderful. I don’t know about you, but my story is like my baby. Anyone who has birthed a child knows what I’m talking about. One’s baby is the most beautiful in the entire world. […]
My husband and I lived and traveled in our RV full time before we settled down in our home in Alabama. We were parked at Ft. Lewis in the most beautiful park in Washington state right on American Lake. Our spot was ten feet from the lake, so I decided to take my camera and […]