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Create to Serve

Why do I write? Now, I write, not to be the best selling author or to establish a legacy that lives on after I’m gone to be with God. I write because God gave me that gift and it is a way to thank him and serve him.

Broken Glass

Title: Broken Glass Author: J.M. Sullivan Genre: A/ Dark Fantasy / Fairy Tale Retelling Cover Designer: Westerfield Creative Publication Date: January 15th, 2019 Publisher: Bleeding Ink Publishing Hosted by: Lady Amber’s PR   Blurb: The scariest thing about Wanderland isn’t death–it’s the momerath. And now Dinah is one of them. *** Alice Carroll has spent the better part of her life […]

Work: 4 Letter Word?

How do you feel about your job? The author of Called to Create, Jordan Raynor suggests that a better perspective on the concept of work not only improves your performance but can also enrich your life. In an earlier post, I shared that one Resolution was to read at least […]

Three Strands

I have heard and believe that improving my relationship with God, helps improve all other relationships. It dawns on me that the reverse can also be true. God created us as relational, but more and more American culture encourages individualism. There is a negative side to building strong connections with […]

Who Are We Fooling?

Today’s Bible devotional brought to mind a quote of Shakespeare’s. “This life, which had been the tomb of his virtue and of his honour, is but a walking shadow; a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more: it is a […]

When/Then Lie

One of the most harmful human deceptions is what Justin Camp, Gather Ministries calls the When/Then lie. He describes it as when we achieve that special something, then we find contentment. I can look back on my life and see several When/Then lies that tripped me up. I could list […]

Strong Men

I think pride keeps me from reaching out to someone when I cannot handle something. I have been bent by a culture that claims a strong man can handle anything. Yet, I do not think someone else weak because they ask me for my help. Maybe the Golden Rule applies […]

Burdens Light

I find it difficult to really open up to people. It is easier for me to listen and empathize. What I have discovered is that I share more easily with those who have freely shared with me and sharing is therapeutic. “Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you […]