A Helpful Curse

A Helpful Curse

“Because you have listened to the voice of your wife and have eaten of the tree of which I commanded you, ‘You shall not eat of it,’ cursed is the ground because of you; in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life;  Thorns and thistles it shall bring forth...
Confessions of a Reluctant Blogger

Confessions of a Reluctant Blogger

“Who is the man who fears the Lord?  Him will he instruct in the way that he should choose.  His soul shall abide in well-being, and his offspring shall inherit the land.” Psalm 25:12-13 I’m back. Sorry for the long hiatus, but I had some thinking to do.  I’ll tell...
When Will You Finally Slow Down?

When Will You Finally Slow Down?

I am delighted to share this blog with you, not only because Lucinda Seacrest McDowell was the picture of effervescent joy and the resident mentor for us wanna-be-writer-speaker types at the Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writer’s Conference this past...
Shine

Shine

  “Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.  Give her of the fruit of her hands, and let her works praise her in the gates. Proverbs 31:30-31   It was a grueling contest. Athletes vs. Parents.  Firm-bodied,...
In a Word…

In a Word…

“…and on her tongue is the law of kindness.” Proverbs 31:26 (NKJV) If “Mother of the Year” awards were given out, I would not be in the list of nominees.  Since it’s my Avery’s birthday, I’ll give a few examples about her: There was that confusing morning when my...