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Time is Tick-Ticking by Kathryn Howard

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Time is Tick-Ticking by Kathryn Howard   “Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom” (Psalm 90:12, NIV).   Last week I spent a day planning a writing schedule. I created a template, labeled each time slot, colored coded activities, and pushed print. Victory, […]

Writing for a Post-Winter Bloom by Tina Yeager

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Writing for a Post-Winter Bloom by Tina Yeager “Yes, there will be an abundance of flowers and singing and joy! The deserts will become as green as the mountains of Lebanon, as lovely as Mount Carmel or the plain of Sharon. There the Lord will display his glory, the splendor of our God. With […]

A Little Goes a Long Way by Kathy Hendley, PhD

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A Little Goes a Long Way by Kathy Hendley, PhD “Dead flies make a perfumer’s oil stink, so a little foolishness is weightier than wisdom and honor”  (Ecclesiastes 10:1, NASB 1995).   Once upon a time, I lived in a small, rural town in Georgia. We owned a perfect new […]

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Patient Messenger by Sara Lewis

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Patient Messenger by Sara Lewis   “I will send my messenger, who will prepare the way before me. Then suddenly the Lord you are seeking will come to his temple; the messenger of the covenant whom you desire, will come, says the LORD Almighty” (Malachi 3:1 NIV).   What would […]

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Shake It Off by Felicia Ferguson

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Shake It Off by Felicia Ferguson   “And whoever will not receive you nor hear your words, when you depart from that house or city, shake off the dust from your feet” (Matthew 10:14, NKJV). My first writing rejection happened in the second grade. I distinctly remember our assignment about […]

Overcoming Writer Overwhelm by Tina Yeager

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Overcoming Writer Overwhelm by Tina Yeager “Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one can fathom. He gives strength to the weary and increases the power […]

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The Line People by Colleen C. Howard

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The Line People by Colleen C. Howard   “But everything exposed by the light becomes visible and everything that is illuminated becomes a light!” (Ephesians 5:13, NIV).   I journal each morning. With coffee in hand, I open my Bible. As I dive deeper and deeper into His Word, awareness […]

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Fuzzy Blankets by Donna Mumma

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Fuzzy Blankets by Donna Mumma “But the word is very near you, in your mouth and in your heart, that you may do it” (Deuteronomy 30:14, NKJV). I’ve developed a new obsession with fuzzy blankets. Not the full-sized covers made for a bed, but the smaller throws to snuggle while […]

A Writer’s Splendored Hope by Tina Yeager

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A Writer’s Splendored Hope by Tina Yeager   “For what is our hope, our joy, or the crown in which we will glory in the presence of our Lord Jesus when he comes? Is it not you?” (1 Thessalonians 2:19, NIV). Winter blusters in menacing tones outside. Gales whip frosty debris at my […]

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A Tribute to Mom by Kim Robinson

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A Tribute to Mom by Kim Robinson “Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever” (Psalm 23:6, ESV).   While Dad hovered over my brother’s every move in Little League, my mom took charge of her timid, gangly daughter with […]