Tessie 101

Don’t bother looking for it. You won’t find this course listed in any university across the nation.  The world, even.  Tessie is an acquaintance of mine at a nursing home in Newton, North Carolina. I learned more chatting with her over the course of a few minutes than in an entire 3 credit semester.  Without […]

A ‘Seaweed Wrapped Around My Head’ Kind of a Day

“The engulfing waters threatened me, the deep surrounded me; seaweed was wrapped around my head.” Jonah 2:5 Alright, this image just makes me laugh. As if being hurled into the heart of the sea and engulfed by deep waters wasn’t enough the slimy, sunken prophet then finds his head tangled in seaweed. Nothing to indicate […]

S.S.U. Suffering State University

  We also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. (Rom 5:3-4) Imagine the conversation with me for a moment. “So like, where do you go to school?” Glibly I respond, “Uh, SSU.” Blank stare. “Where’s that at, California or something?” I give my head a […]

Fifty Reasons Why

Why? Because it was impossible. It was God’s idea for me to post 50 reasons why I admire my husband, one at a time, leading up to his 50th birthday.  As it is that God’s mind is without limit I knew I couldn’t fail if I allowed Him to be the Author. So I set pen […]

My First Novel…

October 5th, 2015. Just another Monday. Not a good one by my estimation because I’d been lamenting, unknowingly listening to the taunts of the enemy… “You are laboring over this manuscript, but no one wants it. Why bother?” It was on that very same day when I received a routine (though so not routine) email […]