Devotional Time

Something NewBehold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert. (Isaiah 43:19).Sadness and despair can feel permanent. But it rarely is. Sorrow has an ebb and flow, like the rise and crash of [...]

By |2020-10-12T12:30:13-05:00October 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Deeper Well of Words

Before that next cup of coffee, consider slowing down a bit to chat with me. I may not hear your voices yet, but I'm here. We're a family of writers, and we do best when we support one another. For all of us, the current quarantine has brought minor to major changes to our lives. [...]

By |2020-05-11T12:30:56-05:00May 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HOPE FLOATS

HOPE FLOATS A word for writers in a time of crisis. Words can sink you or float you. And people are sinking. We find ourselves in a season of life in which people are lost and afraid, but as writers, we’re prepared—we’ve got skills. We have the ability to mold words into life preservers for [...]

By |2020-04-10T16:23:47-05:00April 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ten Ideas to Help Overcome Pandemic Shock

Many of us are experiencing some level of shock right now. After all, pandemics don't happen everyday! My suggestion—breathe deep and slow down. As a former family counselor, I’ve witnessed shock, up close and personal; but you don’t have to be a professional to recognize it. We’ve all been there to some degree. When trauma happens, [...]

By |2020-03-18T19:43:03-05:00March 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Last Light by Terrri Blackstock. A Book Review

A Book Review Last Light by Terri Blackstock What-if, on this high-tech planet where people feel naked and vulnerable without smart phones in hand, a sudden global catastrophe occurred that stripped away all electricity and technology? That’s a lot to think about. And it’s pretty frightening. Last Light brings the reader to Birmingham, Alabama, where [...]

By |2020-01-27T11:30:27-06:00January 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Devotional

*SOMETHING NEW* Behold, I will do a new thing. Now it shall spring forth; Shall you not know it? I will even make a road in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. (NKJ, Isa. 43:19) Sadness and despair can feel permanent. But it rarely is. Sorrow has an ebb and flow like the rise [...]

By |2020-01-06T12:01:10-06:00January 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Book Review

BLESSED CHILD By Ted Dekker With Bill Bright Book Review Calling on all deep thinkers! This book is unique and one of Dekker’s best. The story revolves around a young orphan, Caleb, who was abandoned by his parents. He's subsequently taken in and raised by an Ethiopian monastery. Caleb, never having gone beyond the monastery [...]

By |2020-01-02T14:13:02-06:00January 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NIGHTMATES / Novella Preview

NIGHTMARES Preview of a Novella Jane tucked herself into the thick fabric of a winged-back chair, wishing she could disappear. She looked down at her folded hands, digging her thumb into one palm. She could feel Doctor Daniels’ eyes on her, but she dared not look up. He was getting too close to the truth. [...]

By |2019-11-11T19:30:35-06:00November 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MUSIC TAKES ME BACK

I’m listening to Michael Bublé tunes as I write. It never fails to blow my mind how music can change my mood, take me back, remind me of things I thought I’d forgotten. People, places, lost dreams, old love . . . Inevitably, music will also remind me of something or someone I'd like to [...]

By |2019-10-30T12:58:29-05:00October 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I’M SICK WITH WORDITIS

This morning, after a fitful sleep, I opened my eyes. I didn’t like what I saw. Another day of fb, Twitter and Instagram. All demanding my time. And even more foreboding . . . another blog. Anything but that! Not today. I have nothing to say. Then I began to see words. Millions of them [...]

By |2019-08-30T20:33:33-05:00August 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments