Category: Life Journey Journal

He’s a Just God, but Never Just God

Have you ever thought of why in group prayers, we use the word "just" often? "God, ...just work in the life of her, ...just give me peace today, ...just provide here, ...just place your healing hands..." I think it's mostly just a habit. But have you ever considered how that word automatically sets limits around … Continue reading He’s a Just God, but Never Just God

Allowing God’s Word to Take Root Before the Attack will Equip us to Overcome

God is in the business of rebuilding, restoring, and renewing the lives of those who desire to yield to his will and live beyond themselves. But when the enemy takes a hold and we give into a season of sin, we may feel like we will never experience the victory. If we have sewn God's … Continue reading Allowing God’s Word to Take Root Before the Attack will Equip us to Overcome

When your will isn’t enough to overcome your weariness 

I had an amazing time at the Mount Hermon Christian Writers conference back in April -- wait, April?! Has it really been almost five months? How disappointing that I haven't accomplished more. And I was doing so good at self-care and working on my recent WIPs... then summer hit. Summer has never been a good … Continue reading When your will isn’t enough to overcome your weariness 

10 Take-Away Moments from Mount Hermon Writers Conference 2017

10 Take-Away Moments from Mount Hermon Writers Conference 2017

It's been ten days since I left the 2017 Mount Hermon Writers Conference. Yesterday morning was the first time I've had a chance to write since I was on the airplane.  I could give you excuses, but excuse or not, I needed to allow myself time to decompress. So, before I venture into my world … Continue reading 10 Take-Away Moments from Mount Hermon Writers Conference 2017

I Never Thought I Would Call My Son Beautiful

I Never Thought I Would Call My Son Beautiful

I come from a family of women. In 1999, women and girls outnumbered male cousins and spouses 2:1. During family gatherings, the females dominated with shrill excitement, disciplining the children, and more. Between my mom, her three sisters, and their one brother they had five daughters and two sons. At that moment in time, I … Continue reading I Never Thought I Would Call My Son Beautiful