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 […]

Short, Sloped Landing Areas.

I will go before you and will level the mountains. Isaiah 45:2a Every other month via snail-mail and/or e-mail, I receive the Prayerline, a day by day listing of prayer requests for JAARS, the non-profit organization founded in 1948 by William Cameron Townsend,  JAARS partners with ministries, such as Wycliffe Bible Translators, to reach the […]

But Then, the Man With One Leg.

When Peter saw him (the disciple whom Jesus loved), he asked, “Lord, what about him?” Jesus answered, “If I want him to remain alive until I return, what is that to you? You must follow Me.” John 21:21-22 With my youngest daughter being in school during the day and in ballet most evenings, it’d been […]

Batons Worth Passing.

Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction; pay attention and gain understanding. I give you sound learning, so do not forsake my teaching. When I was a boy in my father’s house…he taught me and said: ‘Lay hold of my words with all your heart; keep my commands and you will live’. Proverbs 4:1-4 In […]

So That the World May Believe.

“May they (Believers) also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent Me.” John 17:21 Even before they were His followers, Jesus prayed for those who would believe in His message (the one His disciples were entrusted to share). Here’s what He asked God the Father: “that all of them […]

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