Historical research can take me down unexpected paths. I had to learn many things about camels (and their dung) as I wrote about the Wise Men. But, trust me, this isn’t a blog with a high “ick” factor….
Yes, this title is a spin on “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes.” But today God burdened me to talk about silt, not smoke. Silt plays a huge role in world history, and it affects us as well….
Writers often suffer from “imposter syndrome.” Self-doubt and a sense of intellectual fraudulence override feelings of competence, despite external proofs otherwise. Christians often suffer from imposter syndromes, too. A particularly damaging one is “anxious-for-nothing syndrome.”…
What do you picture when you hear the word “shattered?”…
For the third time in as many days, storms dominate my local weather. Winds tug trees into writhing dances and scuttle slate clouds across the sky….
I’m still processing all the incredible teaching and advice from the author course I just finished. I trust those industry experts’ advice. Why? Because their results prove their advice works. They’ve demonstrated it in their lives, their clients’ lives, and I’m [just] starting to reproduce it in my life. Also, those instructors are Christians. I know they hold themselves to a higher standard than the world’s….
I’m two-thirds of the way through an intensive author course. The volume of information is overwhelming. Details, details, details. All important, but impossible to implement all at once….
This long holiday weekend ends with Memorial Day, a time to honor all who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms….
Lately I’ve needed more rest than usual. I had a reactivation of chicken pox, and its treatments drove me to bed. So it seemed fitting to write about rest. God ordained rest. But what does that mean for us?…
This week as I listened to Peter Hollens’ breathtaking rendition of “Mary Did you Know,” it prodded me to think about Mothers Day and Jesus’ mother….