One Reason to Read

It's better to learn from the mistakes of fictional characters than to make the mistakes yourself.     Photo by Dieterich01 on Pixabay.

Answers for the Quiet Heart

Very early this morning I asked God why He had allowed some very painful things to occur in my life. I wasn't angry with Him, and I wasn't insecure about His love for me. I wasn't questioning His involvement or His purposes for my life. I did not ask out of indignation nor out of... Continue Reading →

Childlike & Wise

Have you ever met someone with a childlike spirit? First, we should all recognize that there is a world of difference between childish and childlike. Childish is what no one wants to be around. Childlike is someone who shares a purity of heart, a ready love, an innocent joy, and a never-ending sense of wonder... Continue Reading →

Depths of Thought: Judging Thyself

Most people have a problem with mixed bags. That’s a problem, because most people are mixed bags. We aren’t all good or all bad. Our actions aren’t always good or always bad. Mass murderers are capable of kindness. Gentle-hearted philanthropists are capable of cruelty. At times it feels as though we are at war with... Continue Reading →

Depths of Thought: The Successful Life

What does a successful life look like? Something big, like being rich and famous? Something simpler, like being loved? Something basic, like having one's life "together"? How about this one: Having the time and ability to do what we enjoy? So often we measure our lives to the ideal of what we think life should... Continue Reading →

Depths of Thought: Authorship

I don’t worry when I’m watching a television series because I know there is an author. When I’m watching or reading a story, it’s all about if I trust the author or not. For my stories, I want readers to trust me. I only write happy endings with worthwhile lessons along the way. I love... Continue Reading →

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