Life Lessons Learned with a Pack on my Back: Writing for 31 Days

Tuesday’s reflections during this 31 day writing challenge will be on nature. God speaks to me through His creation and, other than Scripture, it’s the place I most often turn when I need answers or clarity. Two years ago, I wrote this post about lessons learned while hiking the beautiful North Country Trail in northwest …

Selah Worship: Writing for 31 Days

One of my favorite authors is Madeleine L’Engle. I enjoyed sharing “A Wrinkle in Time” and her other fantasies with my children, but I especially love her non-fiction. Recently, while reading in “A Circle of Quiet” (Book One of The Crosswick Journals), I found mention of the Italian composer Palestrina. Naturally, I was curious, so …

Finding God in Unexpected Places: Writing for 31 Days

There are many wonderful benefits of the World Wide Web (when used with discernment). One of them is the ability to “meet” interesting, like-minded people without even entering their time zone. A couple of months ago, I met Sharon Hoover, who lives in our nation’s capitol, via another internet friend (this one living in California). I’ve …