As my book gets out into the world, I get more and more excited. I want its message to go to those who need encouragement. The momentum is building and I love it. This week I got an endorsement from my friends Jerry and Denise Basel. They have been dear friends for decades. Their counseling … Continue reading A Book Endorsement
Another excerpt from Words to the Weary. I love this one. January 4 How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord of hosts! My soul longs, yes, faints for the courts of the Lord; my heart and flesh sing for joy to the living God. ~Psalms 84:1-2 I want to be your dwelling place, Weary One. I want you to be … Continue reading January 4
Can I ask you a favor? If you are reading my book, could you share your thoughts with me? To ask you this question makes me nervous because this book is my baby. The comparison between writing a book and childbirth has been used before, and I can tell you it is an accurate association. … Continue reading Can I Ask You a Favor?
It’s early for a Saturday. My body has slipped right back into teacher sleeping rhythms since I started back working at a school. I don’t mind because the early rising gives me quiet moments. I ease out of bed and go to my chair, book in hand. My book! The first hard copy arrived yesterday. Before then, it was … Continue reading It’s Real!
This entry is actually from today, December 13th. It was written long before the pandemic yet it applies even more now. If you like what you have read this past week, head over to Amazon to order your 365 days of entries in my book Words to the Weary. It comes in both ebook and … Continue reading Last Excerpt
Lift up your heads, O gates! And be lifted up, O ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in. Who is this King of glory? The Lord, strong and mighty, the Lord, mighty in battle! Lift up your heads, O gates! And lift them up, O ancient doors, that the King of glory may come … Continue reading Excerpt 5
For it is you who light my lamp; the Lord my God lightens my darkness. ~Psalms 18:28 Is the dark getting darker? Is your world out of control? That’s good news! That means the light is getting brighter. Did you know, Beloved, that the darkness serves the light? It is not the other way around. When the darkness … Continue reading Excerpt 4
For He Himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in His flesh the dividing wall of hostility by abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances, that He might create in Himself one new man in place of the two, so making peace. ~Ephesians 2:14-15 The world you live in doesn’t make sense, Dear … Continue reading Excerpt 3