Use Your Words

My oldest daughter will be three late this summer, and she is going through a definite “terrible twos” phase right now. All of life is a meltdown waiting to happen!  Sometimes – often – I’m not even sure what she’s upset about because she’s been crying and angry about a continuous string of things all […]

Love Is…More Than Sacrifice – 1 Corinthians 13:1-3

Welcome to my series on 1 Corinthians 13!  For the introductory post, click here. If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have […]

Love Is… – 1 Corinthians 13 Series Introduction

At the beginning of this Valentine’s month, I decided that I needed more love in my life. By which I mean – my lack of love was painfully evident to me.  It was evident in how I spoke, thought, and acted every day, particularly toward my little children. If there’s anyone in the world you think you […]

Funny Things on the Internet – Would Jesus LOL?

The other day I saw a BuzzFeed list of “Things to Make You Want to Burn Down the Internet.” It was full of jaw-dropping spelling and grammar mistakes, and shocking ignorance – like a person asking if the rain fell up in Australia since it’s on the bottom side of the earth. I got some […]

What God and Geeks Have in Common

As a writer, I sometimes fall into “geek-out mode” about my own book.  As in, “it rivals the geekery I had about Lord of the Rings during my teenage years.”  That kind of geek mode. I think about it all day.  My characters are constantly on my mind.  I am going squeeee! over random details that nobody […]