Am I Wasting My Time?

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Am I Wasting My Time? by Tina Yeager   “For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and […]

Waiting for Such a Time as This

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Waiting for Such a Time as This by Sharron K. Cosby   “Then he sent back an answer. He said, ‘You live in the king’s palace. But don’t think that just because you are there you are the only Jew who will escape. What if you don’t say anything at […]

Messengers of Divine Births

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Messengers of Divine Births by Tina Yeager   “So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger. When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child, and all who heard it were amazed at […]

Gratitude Mindset

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Gratitude Mindset by Tina Yeager “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus” (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18).   How do I serve the Lord on empty word count days? As I approach this season of thanksgiving, my cornucopia of harvested pages lays […]

On Pilgrimage

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On Pilgrimage by Karen Condit   “Blessed are those whose strength is in you, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage” (Psalm 84:5, NIV).   I am on pilgrimage. Not to Mecca, but a much harder journey. My pilgrimage heads through the land of writing. Some days land me in a […]

Do You Want to Write?

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Do You Want to Write? by Deena Adams “When Jesus saw him and knew he had been ill for a long time, he asked him, ‘Would you like to get well?’” (John 5:6, NLT)   My three-year-old grandson lives with a severe form of cerebral palsy, and my heart breaks […]

Accepting Advice

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Accepting Advice by Alice H. Murray   “The way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice” (Proverbs 12:15 (NIV)).   The chapel at the Christian writers’ retreat resonated with the sound of voices singing praise to our Creator. My brain was bursting with writing tips, […]

SMART Goals for the New Year

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SMART Goals for the New Year by Donna Mumma “Forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Jesus Christ.” Philippians 3:13b-14 (NKJ)   When one of our sons […]

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Keys of Prayer and Thankfulness by Tina Yeager   “Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ” (Colossians 4:2-3, NIV).     Garnet petals droop as the […]

The Writing Boss

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The Writing Boss   by Tina Yeager   “Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last, but we do it to get a crown that will last forever” (1 Corinthians 9:25).   The mattress gripped my iron-stiff limbs, […]