Recently I’ve been memorizing Psalm 25, and as the verses have tumbled over my lips and into my heart, one phrase has resonated again and again: “Good and upright is the Lord; therefore He instructs sinners in His ways.” (verse 8, emphasis added) I am so quick to assume that I have to have it… Continue reading How He Instructs this Sinner’s Heart
30-Day Writing Challenge Day 30: Your highs & lows for the month year. 2016 wasn’t an especially momentous year for me. There were no major challenges or life changes – just a sweet year of growth, travel, and contentment in where God has placed me. Some years you need that – not ones of monumental… Continue reading 2016-The Top Twenty
30-Day Writing Challenge Day 29: What are your goals for the next 30 days? Setting goals is kind of like a hobby for me. I love setting goals because it gives me something to always work towards. Checking things off of a list brings me great joy, and yes, there’s a kind of euphoria that… Continue reading 7 Goals for 2017
I could have gotten married a long time ago. Or at least dated someone – or several someones – a long time ago. There were the boys who asked me out on dates – whom I admire so much for their courage and for taking a risk and doing the hard thing – actually speaking… Continue reading Why I Can’t Marry a "Good Christian Boy"
How do you win the heart of a lady? I am not an expert on the matter of dating, but I am an expert on being a female, so perhaps I do know a few things about what appeals to women – or maybe just this woman. It’s a ticklish sort of subject – how… Continue reading How to Win Her Heart
“The Ides of March” Series … Prompt #28 – “Write the horizon at dusk.”The horizon is melting into liquid colors of gold, amber, russet, and mauve … the colors are bending and fusing into rays of unspeakable shades, one indistinct from another. The lights of day that gave us so much energy and focus are… Continue reading Fragments of the Day
“The Ides of March” Series … Prompt #21 – “A list of sounds from the day.”From Friday, March 21st:– The ring of the phone too early in the morning … bringing sadness with the bearing of its news. – The alarm chirping into my sleep. – The alarm chirping again ten minutes later … –… Continue reading The Sounds that Fill My Day