In Good Company for a Nostalgic Journey

I call the biennial Festival of Faith and Writing my “guilty pleasure.” What could be better than spending three days surrounded by people who love to read, have a passion to write and like nothing more than talking about both? My fifth Festival experience is awash with nostalgia as I hike back and forth across …

What Is God Calling You To? And Will You Say Yes?

Theologian and philosopher Dietrich Bonhoeffer famously said “When Christ calls a man, he bids him come and die.” Bonhoeffer was referring to Christ’s call to a surrendered life…..to a life given over to following Him. But can’t we also know that the call will come while we are on the path….while we follow, head down, …

Determination, Ducks and Doubt

About determination….. “Stop fighting the current of your life and struggling to be somewhere else. You are exactly where you need to be. This is your (writing) life. There is no other like it.” Sage Cohen, The Productive Writer Our family is transitioning — which is a less painful way to say we will soon be …