The busiest season of the year is quickly coming upon us. I implore you to take the time to be still, before and with God, and let the Holy Spirit minister to you. Jesus often walked away from the crowd, and His disciples, to be alone and pray. He didn't have the distraction of social media, iPads, cell phones, and constant bombardment of notifications from apps. How much more important is it for … [Read more...] about Simplify, Simplify, Simplify
Ever have those days where it feels like no matter what you do, nothing seems to happen like it should? Oh yeah, me too. I'm supposed to be writing a novel that is due out next October. It's a Christmas romance, called Pink. I enjoy writing. I enjoy Christmas. So what's the problem? I have even outlined the novel. I sit down to write and the words do come, but slower than usual for me lately. … [Read more...] about Seek God First In All Things, The Rest Will Follow
I was reminded this morning that no one can take my peace, unless my guard is down, and I give it to them. My guard is down when I have had no rest (I'm not talking about sleep). We must labor to enter into God's rest. A line in Hebrews 4:11 struck me. "Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest..." How do you rest? Do you schedule time for it frequently or surrender only … [Read more...] about Rest, The Elusive Necessity
I've had several questions about Alex's ring since Kissing Hollywood was released on May 29. Alex’s ring had to be something unique, as unique as she is. She appreciates jewelry because of her grandmother’s influence upon her life. I have a soft spot for Tiffany designs, so that made it easy to incorporate this detail into the story. And yes, that's my hand. Keep asking those questions! … [Read more...] about Kissing Hollywood Question Answered
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