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The Salvation Story- in Children’s Lingo

The Salvation Story- in Children’s Lingo

Salvation- in children’s lingo When I started a career in children’s ministry, I found every way possible to explain the salvation story in ways elementary-aged minds would understand.   This was important to me since I grew up going to church and Sunday school but […]

Humans Top the Food Chain…

Humans Top the Food Chain…

Humans Top the food chain Humans are at the top of the food chain. Have you ever thought about this? We are delicate and vulnerable in physical characteristics compared to many of God’s creatures, so how is it possible we’ve remained superior?   Because of […]

Literary Fiction. A misunderstood genre…

Literary Fiction. A misunderstood genre…

Most of my friends and readers know my Contemporary Romance novel, Safe Harbor, recently released. It’s surreal to hear from people about the story and its characters- to find out they want more from them and are eager to read the next book in the […]

Pit Bulls, Parolees, & Princess Bride

Pit Bulls, Parolees, & Princess Bride

It’s a new year primed for new adventures and new traditions, new opportunities and new habits. But if you’re like me you’ve made the same new year’s resolution this year as last year, and possibly even the year before that! I think I’ve said for […]

Worship Fail

Worship Fail

Every six weeks or so I have the honor of giving the offering moment during the Sunday morning worship service at my church. A while back, I used this time to talk about proper worship. It led me to ask myself, “what is worship?” Singing, […]

Where have all the patriarchs gone?

Where have all the patriarchs gone?

Could the tides be changing? I find myself often asking the question, “Where have all the patriarchs gone?” A quick definition of the word patriarch is: the head or leader of a household. But when you look up the true definition, you quickly see it […]

Website and Cover Reveal Day!

Website and Cover Reveal Day!

Today will go down as one of the top ten best days of my life. And I have actually put some thought into this: Day my daughter was born (Equal to number 2, because who can decide on which child’s birth was better!) Day my […]

Topic Tuesday~ Roomies for Life.

Topic Tuesday~ Roomies for Life.

It’s Topic Tuesday!  I know this has happened to some of you before- You’ve had a day or a week where the same themes keep running through your mind and consciousness. Example- you are super frustrated with your kids then someone posts on FB about […]

#FirstWorldProblem

#FirstWorldProblem

Many of you see “#FirstWorldProblem” and know exactly what it’s referring to- the sarcastic remark made by us First World-ers when we face a problem any human living in a Third World country would laugh at, or even snarl at. Using the hashtag we can make light of our […]

Don’t go Black Friday shopping just yet…

Don’t go Black Friday shopping just yet…

Like most other adults I come in contact with day-to-day, I live in a rather normal suburbanite lifestyle. The main thread of duplicity among us is that we live in excess. Complete and utter excess. Whether you drive a brand new, fancy car or an […]