I Am Not Trying To Judge

I am not trying to judge. I have heard this statement made a number of times in the recent past, from a variety of folks. It is as if people want to cover their tracks right off the bat, quickly throw in the disclaimer, before they innocently say what they admire, or do not admire. … Continue reading I Am Not Trying To Judge

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False Guilt; His Love Sweeps It Away

The pangs of guilt weren't there five minutes ago, but now we dig through the moment, the day, or further back, seeking the point of error. What did we say or do, did we inflict pain? Have you ever felt a sense of guilt even though you knew you had done nothing wrong? A post … Continue reading False Guilt; His Love Sweeps It Away

The Decision: Psyche or Write

If anyone can psyche themselves out, it would be me. I stall. I regularly have conversations with myself, and God, to drop the fear, unharness the words, and put one foot in front of the other. Novelist Stephen King knows all about the unhealthy relationship between fear and writing, "Good writing is often about letting … Continue reading The Decision: Psyche or Write

Following God’s Will – Not the Will of Man

I am a believer in following passions, which often results in living outside of what man views as a normal job or career choice. Before each of us was created, God artfully planned the special gifts He equipped us with. All of us that believe have the gift of hearing His voice through extraordinary means … Continue reading Following God’s Will – Not the Will of Man

The Misunderstood Author

You are an author. I know all about you. You love to write. Your eyes translate the simplest things in life to a story. You find yourself stealing away to your computer or pad of paper several times a day to record your thoughts. Unfortunately, those of us that are creative, artistic, or those of us … Continue reading The Misunderstood Author

What Do You Do For Yourself?

Recently, I was asked, "What are you going to do for yourself this weekend?" I was lost for words.  I left the question alone for a few days, knowing that if I didn't think about it the answer would come. Thank you to Cassie Parks, of Loving Yourself University, Twitter @spiraluptoday.  You asked, and now I have … Continue reading What Do You Do For Yourself?

Crossing Over The Hills – Be The Better For It

Quoted words from a friend, Lamont:  "I thought about the hills in our life that seem like mountains at the time but when we get to the top we see it was for our good that we had to climb them. I'm climbing some hills right now in my life but I know in the … Continue reading Crossing Over The Hills – Be The Better For It