Lessons from teaching. Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com The invitation. She said I wasn't going to like it when she asked. Said she put off the asking a whole day because she wanted to make sure she was supposed to: I think you are the one to give the devotional at Praise and Prayer* next … Continue reading An Invitation to Shine
Photo by David Travis on Unsplash VISION TEST Twenty-Twenty. The numbers defining normal human vision, the ability to accurately discern and judge (Merriam-Webster's). With twenty-twenty vision, we see things clearly. Do you think the significance of this year's number -- 2020 -- goes unnoticed by God? Perhaps with all the dis-ease, the upturning of our … Continue reading Twenty-Twenty
The creation of devotionals. Photo by Lubomyr Myronyuk on Unsplash Little by little… for more than a decade… I’ve followed the call to write. From the beginning, journaling thoughts and prayers an integral part of my walk with God. Paper and pen a constant medium of connection for some twenty-six years. My Medium Journey Studying God’s story … Continue reading My Medium Journey
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…
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