Lessons From a Slice of Life Story: How To Live Well in Exile

I read the Book of Jeremiah over the past year from the paraphrase The Message by Eugene Peterson alongside Peterson’s book Run with the Horses, an excellent tool for gleaning truths from the life of the prophet. Sharing a “slice of life” story from Jeremiah seems like a good place to end 31 Days of Writing …

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 …