This is Blog Post #2 in our study of Paul's Epistle to the Romans. For Post #1 click here. Step 1: Read Romans 1:1-7. Write it out on index cards and put it in the places you spend the most time. Beside your favorite chair, on the refrigerator, under the sun visor is your car. Write… Continue reading Romans 1:1-7
Reader's Digest is having a poem a day challenge for National Poetry Month. I thought I'd give it a shot. Each day of April they will give a prompt and the challenge is to write your poem based on that prompt. This was today's: "For today’s prompt, write a reminiscing poem. In my mind, this means… Continue reading Poem a Day Challenge
For a sneak peak into the area of Alaska where my novel is set, I have 2 different videos for you. The story will start out in a village in Lake Clark National Park which is in South central Alaska.. If you would like to watch a video of that area here is a one… Continue reading Sneak Peak-Setting
This is Blog post #1 in the Study of Paul's letter to the Romans. I personally use a technique called Saturation Bible Study. Saturation can be used alongside any other type of Bible Study technique. The idea is to take your time, soak in the Word. It is like dropping a dry sponge into a… Continue reading Soaking in the Word
My second favorite preacher ever, Dr. Stephen Manley once described how Jesus fulfills all scripture like this. God decided to take who he is, his very nature and throw it down on the earth, and it was in the form of a book, The Bible, the written Word. Then Jesus came off his throne in heaven and… Continue reading The Word
The other day I was listening to this Writing Excuses Podcast. It featured a guest speaker named Linda Addison, who is a famous writer and poet. At the end of the podcast she challenged us to write what she called a "life poem" using the line. "Driving through the tears". Let's just say I was inspired.… Continue reading Am I a Poet?
It's been a few years that I've been working on my novel. OK, well maybe more than a few, but I've finally made it to the home stretch. I am in the editing stage. A big part of making it here has been the support of the wonderful ladies of the writing group I'm a part of that we call FLAWS. They have provided me with encouragement, support, and accountability. They deserve much credit for me getting here.
For Christmas this year I decided to buy myself the 'James Patterson Masters Class'. I had decided that if I was going to be a writer it was time to stop playing at it and get serious; treat writing like it's my job. So not only did I buy the Masters Class for myself, I… Continue reading The Post Where I Describe a Parking Garage
And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. Acts 2:2 The wind, you cannot see it, yet it blows. It sends its coolness across hot sweaty skin and brings comfort and pleasure all at once. It moves my hair,… Continue reading A Mighty Rushing Wind
“If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, streams of living water will flow from within him.” John 7:37-38 I was thinking earlier about the different elements that the Holy Spirit is compared to. All three of them living and moving things. You have the… Continue reading Streams of living Water