Posts Tagged ‘spiritual growth’

Credentials and Kerfuffles

For the past few weeks, I have been preparing for a Christian writer’s conference due to take place mid-May in Estes Park. In the book proposal I am working on, one question I have to answer is: What credentials does the writer have that qualifies him or her to write this book?  English/Lit major? Nope. […]

Asking Amiss

  You ask and do not receive, because you ask amiss, that you may spend it on your pleasures. ~James 4:3 Scripture says in Jeremiah that the heart of man is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked. I take that to mean that it’s pretty easy to “ask amiss” ~ to naturally spout off […]

The Conundrum of Gastroparesis

“You should let people in on your pain, rather than hiding it.” Nobody has actually uttered those words to me. But nevertheless, I hear them. I’ve mentioned before that I never want to become the old lady who has nothing to say but a crotchety update on her arthritis and bowel movements. Still … there […]

Bible Reading for Motivated Slackers

  Happy Belated New Year! We are one hour away from being four days into the New Year. While I meant to get a blog out sooner, my 2014 has begun with a rather big bang and I’ve not had even a few minutes to write. It (the lack of writing) has been rather painful, […]

Do The Next Thing

From an old English parsonage, down by the sea There came in the twilight a message to me; Its quaint Saxon legend, deeply engraven, Hath, as it seems to me, teaching from Heaven. And on through the hours the quiet words ring Like a low inspiration–”DO THE NEXT THING.” Many a question, many of fear, […]

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