Pay to all what is owed to them... respect to whom respect is owed, honor to whom honor is owed. Romans 13:7 In the category of Devotional - Moments with God, the winner is: Lessons of a Dragonfly by Mary Ethel Eckard! No. I didn't win an award. (I confess, inwardly my spirit gave a … Continue reading And the Winner is…
And He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together. Colossians 1:17 It's the morning of the "event" as I've been referring to it. The day of the Christian Literary Awards announcements. Both for their Henri Award and the Fan Favorite in each category. People have been asking me if I'm excited. … Continue reading Oh Lord!
Listen. Wait. Hope. These have been His words to me in this journey of shining for His glory. Listen. Wait. Hope. Each step to take comes from Him. Listening for His call. Since coming out as an author, with the publishing of The Heart of Bethlehem, a whole slew of calls have come over the … Continue reading Listen. Wait. Hope.
As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace: whoever speaks, as one who speaks oracles of God; whoever serves, as one who serves by the strength that God supplies -- in order that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him … Continue reading Oh Glory!
For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then we will see face to face. Now I know in part; then I will know fully, even as I have been fully known. 1Corinthians 13:12 NRSV Seeing in a mirror dimly. These words reflect my feelings in this shining as an author business. So little … Continue reading Reflections
For it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted to them his property. To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away. Matthew 25:14-15 ESV Spiritual gifts. They are the talents Believers are given … Continue reading The Review
Marketing. It's all about exposure. For the most part, I know very little about marketing. And I don't relish the idea of being "exposed." But I'm trying to learn. Over the last few months I've taken notes through several webinars on the subject and Saturday I attended a writer's conference. Changing the Culture for Christ, … Continue reading Exposure
God... who gives life to the dead and calls into existence the things that do not exist. Romans 4:18 ESV Author. It sounds too big for me. But He calls things that are not as though they were. Our role is to simply, obediently, walk into what He says we are. In an effort to … Continue reading Embracing the Call: Author
Thanks for joining me! The title and the first line came with the blog. The title appropriate and the thanks sincere to any and all who find me here. The journey I'm beginning is marketing myself as an author and teacher. Both identities I find hard to embrace. Because I'm not trained or educated as … Continue reading The Journey Begins