Faint-Heart, What Got Into You?

Peter walked on water. And then he didn’t. It’s an oft-told story, even by some not familiar with scripture. A storm was raging. The disciples saw Jesus walking across the lake and thought he was a ghost. They cried out in fear. Hear this story from The Message, Matthew 14: Meanwhile, the boat was far …

Diverse Female Voices Bring Light To The World

Story-tellers, every one of them. These 140+ women who make up Redbud Writers Guild have become “my people” in the 18 months I’ve been part of the clan. They’re women from across the country and around the world, with varying degrees of education and experience, of all ages and many different ethnic groups who worship …

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 …