Where Did You Find Your First Stories?

At the beginning of October, I participated in the Breathe Christian Writers Conference in Grand Rapids and was honored to share “Morning Words” with other writers. Today and tomorrow, I’m sharing with you parts of that message. A story from my message was featured here earlier this month and it’s featured on the Breathe blog …

Tell Your Stories, That the Next Generation Might Know Them

Last week, at the Breathe Christian Writers Conference in Grand Rapids, I shared a story about my friend, Kathy. I called her a reluctant modern-day prophet, a “creator” who did not believe she could create with words, who came to a time in her life when she could not speak, but who used words to …

Break the Resistance That’s Keeping You From Taking Action

I spent the last couple of days at the Breathe Christian Writers Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan. While I joined discussions about writing, heard talks about writing and even read about writing, I did very little writing. Hence, the blank spot in day #7 in my quest to #Write31Days. Now, I could have posted on …

Investing Our Talents: 31 Days of Selah

“For to everyone who has will more be given, and he will have an abundance. But from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away.” Matthew 25:29 What “talent” has God given to you? What one measure of giftedness has been inscribed on your DNA that makes you unique? In …

Write the Vision: 31 Days of Selah

“Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so he may run who reads it.” Habakkuk 2:2 When God spoke these words to Habakkuk, He was responding to the prophet’s challenge: “How long shall I cry for help, and you will not hear?” (Habakkuk 1:2) Often, the same words are on my tongue….will you not hear? It’s …