Worked Over By the Breath and Touch of God

I’m in Kansas today (figuratively), dropping by the blog of Christina Hubbard to share a few words of encouragement for creatives. Please visit my friend’s beautiful website Creative and Free. In the meantime, I’m not leaving you here alone. It is pure joy to welcome my friend Sarah Rennicke to the blog. I met Sarah …

Offering You A Few Good Stories, Well-Told — What Could Be Better?

I cannot write about the life-changing power of story without telling you about stories that have changed my life. I consider myself a bibliophile and though I know many people who read more widely, deeply and voraciously than myself, I claim a profound love for books. The photo at left is just one tiny corner of …

Are Your Stories Trustworthy and True?

“And he who was seated on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” Also he said, “Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.” The words of God spoken to the Apostle John in Revelation 21:5 (English Standard Version) jumped out at me. John is receiving a description of the …

Facebook Live: Let’s Talk About Sharing Family Stories in Real Time

Today’s #write31days blog post is a little different, and a bit of a challenge for me. But, it was fun! Thanks to a Facebook Live video within The Redbud Writers Guild Facebook group, I decided to give it a go. A big thank you to my husband’s Auntie Em for her willingness to do this! She is one talented woman and an inspiration.

So, here you are: our Facebook Live video about sharing family stories. Please be patient with the breaking up a few minutes in. It’s raining here in Indiana and we do live in the country where the internet connection can be a little sketchy! Just hang in there, it evens out.


Life stories knit us together, whether to family or to others who just need to know they are not alone. In these 31 days of October, I’ll be exploring the importance of STORY. You can read all 31 days by following the links under “31 Days of Story”. And, you can read blogs from other writers taking the #Write31Days challenge by visiting the website here.

Tomorrow: Using Our Life Stories to Disciple