‘Til I Entered the Sanctuary of God.

When I tried to understand all this, it was oppressive to me…till I entered the sanctuary of God. Then I saw the whole picture. Psalm 73:16-17 (NIV, The Message) This is so like me. I’ll furrow my brow, rub my chin and puzzle over a matter, wondering why pieces don’t fit. I prayed for this […]

In Consideration of the Reader.

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. II Timothy 3:16-17 (NIV) When crafting a story, I have to consider the reader. Have to. It used to bug me to hear, “Your readers won’t […]

More Presence for Christmas.

Hey, everyone! Letting you know this will be my last post for 2019, but I’ll resurface with weekly story-style devotions on January 3rd, 2020.  I’m currently in one of my happy places at the beach where my mind becomes more clear to write. Yes, full view of the ocean, the sunrise greeting me daily-even if […]

Insatiable: Begging the King of Kings for a King

My God will meet all your needs according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19 (NIV) Thanksgiving. That one day of the year I allow myself to indulge in crazy amounts of food because, well, often momma is the one who’s prepared it. That and I honestly love the rich and savory taste […]

Just Wanted to Tell You I Love You. ❤️

Since you are precious and honored in My sight and because I love you… Isaiah 43:4 (NIV) A text brightened the screen of my cell while I was hammering away at the keyboard, keeping up with social media, responding to email, chiseling workable story out of my current work in progress. Eyes weary. Mind abuzz, […]