All posts in category Creativity and the Arts

Simmer Starters – January 16, 2016

Hooray!!  The Simmer Starters are back!  I’ve been saving links ever since I stopped blogging…it will be hard to pick the best. 😀 Blue Pomegranates (Abby Jones) – “[The famous pastor’s] response was to lump all fantastical type stories into a form of discontentment for the world God has created. Not only did he put Twilight […]

Simmer Starters – October 19, 2015

I’m so sorry this is several days late!!  I have loads of links to share with you. Porn and Worship: A Look at Emotionalism in the Church (Zach Bartels) – Great article, countering something I’ve been thinking about for awhile now…the tendency of conservative Reformed churches to look skeptically on emotion.  “Just as porn doesn’t change […]

Simmer Starters – September 19, 2015

Our family was at a company event for my husband’s work earlier today – I should have gotten started on my link fest this morning.  It’s late, but here it is!  Maybe I should move it back to Friday since Saturdays tend to be busier! Simmers today: Christian geekdom, redemption and patriarchal society, our children […]

Writer Wars: The Prolific and the Percolators

Yesterday I read an article I enjoyed.  To me, the lesson was: take your time writing books, pay attention to quality, and don’t feel pressured to pump out multiple novels a year, but rather do what you know is right for your stories.  Since I don’t have much time to write, and I am committed to seeing […]

Simmer Starters – June 13, 2015

It’s a day late, but here are my Simmer Starters for the week!  Please do check these out; there are so many good ones this week! Somewhere Over the Rainbow? (RJ Conte) – This is a beautiful, heartfelt post from my dear friend, about suffering and how we can make peace and quiet into an idol […]