The Writer’s Prayer Life

Prayer is a key part of the writing process. We should seek God regularly for what He would have us write. We need to begin and end our writing time and writing projects with prayer. We should remain prayerful as we write. Ideally every word we write should be bathed in prayer. But that’s just … Continue reading The Writer’s Prayer Life

Rodent Removal: A Lesson in Overcoming Fear

I want to thank everyone who prayed for me this past week. Last Wednesday, I returned from a Christmas trip visiting my family. My apartment had been empty for a week. When I arrived home, the first thing I noticed was the plants I had left sitting on the kitchen counter. One had two holes … Continue reading Rodent Removal: A Lesson in Overcoming Fear

Re-Dedicate Your Writing Life to God

It's that time of year when people make New Year's resolutions. Some folks mark this transition by taking quiet time to reflect and listen for God's direction for the new year. Whatever way you choose to acknowledge this seasonal change, this is a great opportunity to re-dedicate your writing life and gifts to God. When … Continue reading Re-Dedicate Your Writing Life to God

I Vow to Be Afraid

There is a story that comes with this picture. I love the water and I love boats. Always have. But I've always felt fear in a kayak. If you look closely at this photo, you will see the fear in my face. But guess what? God used this event to bring healing to my fear. … Continue reading I Vow to Be Afraid

Don’t Avoid the Pain

I used to try almost anything to avoid pain (food addiction, denial, avoiding people, deciding not to care, etc.). I even caused my own pain to avoid the pain of being hurt by someone else. That may sound crazy, but if you have been in an abusive relationship, you might understand that. Little did I … Continue reading Don’t Avoid the Pain

A Prayer in Times of Pain and Sorrow – Psalm 22 (Jesus Prayed It Too)

I love Psalm 22. In this psalm, God provides us with an awesome way to connect with Him in our sorrows, and to find His strength and peace in that place. In this psalm, God doesn't tell us our sorrows will completely disappear. But He shows us that He will be present with us in … Continue reading A Prayer in Times of Pain and Sorrow – Psalm 22 (Jesus Prayed It Too)

Thank God for Everyday Miracle Healings

Bible Verse “For it was you who formed my inward parts; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; that I know very well.” – Psalm 139:13-14 (NRSV) Reflection Recently in a class on healing prayer, I was introduced to a … Continue reading Thank God for Everyday Miracle Healings

Prayer Prompts for Christian Writers

As a Christian writer, I feel it's important to publish prayers on the internet. The web is filled with so many discouraging and distressing words. Prayer is one way for writers to prompt folks searching online to look to God for what they need most. When words of prayer fill the internet, not only do … Continue reading Prayer Prompts for Christian Writers