Tag Archive | Our Faith

The Accidental Evangelist

The Accidental Evangelist

Last month I took a plane trip to visit my family in Indiana. On the flight over, I decided to use the three-hour plane trip to catch up on my leadership training. One of my assignments was to read a few chapters in Lee Strobel’s The Case for Faith. No big deal, right? Quietly read […]

Do The Next Thing

Do The Next Thing

Fear not tomorrow, child of the King,
trust that with Jesus, do the next thing.

Remember

Remember

My friend Jim created this illustration right after Sept. 11, 2001. Jim died two weeks ago today. Jeff Adams has a moving meditation and prayer on his Facebook page today.

Proof of Faith

Proof of Faith

I haven’t blogged the last two weeks, because I was out of town. My family and I drove from Phoenix to Portland, OR, to visit my husband’s family. It was a really nice visit, but it was long, and I’m glad to be home now. While we were there, my husband had the opportunity to […]

Bracing for the Year to Come

So, it’s my birthday. Another year has passed. And what do I have to show for it? I have a place in eternity, a loving husband, beautiful children, and a purpose. That’s all I really need, everything else is secondary. I am richly blessed–and is some cases richly stupid, but we won’t go there today. […]

Special Guest — Kersten Hamilton

Special Guest — Kersten Hamilton

I discovered Kersten Hamilton’s books when a writer friend suggested them to me.  Tyger, Tyger and In the Forests of the Night are the two books so far in the young adult Goblin Wars series–a tale of goblins and a mythical, magical place called Mag Mell. It is a story of the battle between creatures who […]

This isn’t about me? Phew.

This isn’t about me? Phew.

Most of my time being a writer is pushing people away to guard my time. It’s a tough existence to justify, but I’m essentially working two full time jobs until writing can earn enough to quit the other. At our church’s Christmas program last Sunday, with one of my 1st graders sitting on my lap, […]