Job’s Wife.

His wife (Job) said to him, “Are you still holding onto your integrity? Curse God and die!” Job 2:9 I can just hear the haughty snarl in Job’s wife’s voice when she spewed her angry disrespect. Considering the intimacy of one’s name, the power of a name, the usefulness of one’s name, God denied her […]

The Courage to be a Threat.

The enemy is furious because he knows his time is short. Revelation 12:12 One of my rock star prayer warrior mommas lost her 23-year-old son last week. For many years, he’d struggled with drug addiction. Such a deep, dark and lonely place – both for her and her husband, and their son. When things were […]

Just Show Up.

And now, O Israel, what does the Lord your God ask of you but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways, to love Him, to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul. Deuteronomy 10:12 Confession. I’m a rule-follower. If there were membership cards […]

You Had Me at ‘Beloved’.

Therefore, My beloved brethren whom I long to see, My joy and crown, so stand firm in the Lord, My beloved. Phillipians 4:1  Beloved. I remember when I heard this term of affectionate endearment years ago on a Sunday morning as our pastor addressed the congregation. The man spoke with such passion and urgency, intent […]

Homesick Yet?

You can never give another person that which you have found, but you can make him homesick for what you have. O. Chambers. In my current manuscript, my heroine, Everly Scott, comes to realize that the antebellum plantation house she’s inherited – and despises – is God’s provision, a lavish gift, and is His spiritually […]