I was very sick and couldn't get out of bed for two weeks. It was mononucleosis. While I spent my days (and nights) in bed, a song I learned as a child kept playing in my head. I hadn't thought of it in years. Maybe you know it. It goes like this - "This little light of mine.… Continue reading Mono Made Me Do It!
Spend an hour in prayer every morning? Not likely! Whether you're a teacher like me, or a busy mom, things can get hectic once school starts! God showed me something about this that has given me peace and encouragement from Matthew 14. When Jesus heard about the beheading of John the Baptist, he wanted to… Continue reading When Will I Pray??
The best thing about becoming a blogger is the community of friends I have come to know. I know some of my blogger friends (BFs) better than the friends I actually live around! I sincerely love them and care about them. I always thought God's purpose for my blog was to encourage my brothers and… Continue reading God’s Purpose For Your Blog
Paul was languishing in a cold dungeon, chained like a common criminal, and he knew his death was near. "This ancient prison could have been called the “House of Darkness.” Few prisons were as dim, dank, and dirty as the lower chamber Paul occupied. Its “neglect, darkness, and stench” gave it “a hideous and terrifying appearance."¹… Continue reading Fan Into Flames the Gift of Writing
A Fractured Faith always hits a home run!
Have you ever poured your heart and soul into a blog only for it to sink without trace amidst the plethora of competing posts that flood your timeline? It’s disheartening isn’t it? You stare at your pride and joy and try to process how 99% of your followers haven’t the slightest interest in this latest literary gem. Then the voice in your head pipes up – ‘Well if they won’t read a 500 word blog then what makes you think they will want to read that 120,000 word book you have been droning on about for the last six months?’
It’s little surprise then that many bloggers raise the white flag and go AWOL. Fellow writers who you corresponded with every day suddenly vanish without explanation and you think ‘I wonder what happened to so and so?’ Blogging can be a brutal business. Don’t expect to become an internet success…
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"Our stories matter ... Your stories matter ... for you just never know how much of a difference they make, and to whom ..." Caroline Joy Adams God teaches me through the many stories I read on WordPress. Recently, God showed me how easily I can misjudge someone. (Ouch!) I made an assumption about a… Continue reading What’s Your Story?
Many thanks to my sweet friend and fellow blogger, Gail, for nominating me for a Liebster Award! Gail writes a wonderful Christian blog that includes beautiful poetry. Be sure to check it out at Gail Loves God Questions for me: 1. What Movies have you watched lately? When Calls the Heart (Netflix) A Boy Called… Continue reading Thank you!