Zoom Conference With God: Yes, I Hear You. Can You Hear Me?

The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their prayer. Psalm 34:15, I Peter 3:12 (NIV) COVID-19 quarantine, Zoom meeting number 6,297… “Hi there. Can y’all see me?” I said, waving at a blank screen. Silence. Tap, tap, tap. “Ah. Forgot the ‘Join with video.’ prompt.” Click. Awaiting […]

The Last Thing You Say Might Be the Last Thing You Say.

Make the most of every chance you get. These are desperate times! Ephesians 5:16 (The Message) I believe Apollo Creed had it right in Rocky III when he fired back at a grieving and exhausted Rocky Balboa who’d begged to put off training until tomorrow… “There is no tomorrow! There is no tomorrow!” Here’s why. […]

When I Removed My Wedding Ring…

You are privileged to be in union with Christ, who is in union with God. I Corinthians 3:23 (NIV) After the arduous work of submitting a book proposal to an agent, I rewarded myself with new paint color in my office. The pomegranate red I’d selected years ago to coordinate with homemade window treatments no […]

If Only for One Lost Reader…

Rejoice with me; I have found my lost sheep. Luke 15:6 (NIV) Whether I like it or not, numbers weigh heavy in ‘author land.’ Potential publishers, agents, editors all want to know, “How many followers do you have on social media? Are you garnering a good bit of reader engagement from your subscribers? You do […]

My Regular Custom.

Early in the morning he (Job) would sacrifice a burnt offering for each of them (children), thinking, ‘Perhaps my children have sinned and cursed God in their hearts’. This was Job’s regular custom. Job 1:4-5 (NIV) This week’s devotional is a revised version of one I posted a few years back and will be included […]