Child loss. Grief. Sibling grief.

Matthew

We often wonder how the death of child affects his siblings. Or, at least, bereaved parents often wonder. Are they okay? What do they think? Do they remember him? Does it bother them? Melanie and I are Bible study together. I met her and her mom at church. They are both full of joy! Laughter.…

Baptism

A story to make you laugh. Or shake your head. I was reading Babylon Bee, which is a satire site. Some of their “news articles” hit a little too close to home at times. They had a piece on sermons taken from popular movies. It reminded me of a sermon we heard in New Jersey…

Pinterest help. Getting traffic. Christian writer.

What’s the Point of Pins?

I’ve been learning about Pinterest. And I’m sharing what I’m learning in hopes it will help others. I’m not an expert by any measurement. I had a few readers tell me I should be on Pinterest. It would help get my blog articles “out there.” Pinterest would allow more people to hear what I have…

Friendship. Jesus. Coffee. Poetry

Can We Still Be Friends?

I don’t drink coffee. But I love Jesus. Can we still be friends? I attended an Episcopal day school. But I went to a Catholic high school. Can we still be friends? I was baptized in a Church of Christ. But I’ve attended Baptist & Presbyterian Churches and Assemblies of God. Can we still be…

Easy Chicken Pot Pie. Large Family Meals. Easy dinners.

Easy Chicken Pot Pie

No. I’m not starting a food blog. But I’ve had a few friends ask for this recipe, and my blog is an easy way to share it. I may start sharing some of my large family meals as well. This is a quick and easy dinner option. I keep the ingredients in my freezer and…

Pray for Vegas

There are many memes and graphics like this one all over social media today. At least 59 dead. That number will rise. It always does. Even when the media stops reporting. At least 500 injured. “Injured” It sounds like all they need is a bandaid and kiss and all will be well. Nope. “Injured” can…

The Day My Life Changed Forever: August 13, 2013

I’m preparing to share my testimony of God’s grace be comfort over the past five years. I’ll be sharing at the Precept Ministries International Women’s Conference October 20-22. 500+ women from around the globe will be in Chattanooga. More will be live streaming the event. I will also be teaching a couple of breakout sessions…

Pinterest basics

Basics from a Novice: Pinterest Boards and Basics

Full disclosure: I’m not an expert. I’m learning. And I’m sharing what I’m learning. Let’s learn together, shall we? Please share in the comments any posts you’ve written on the topic. Or any great articles by others you’ve found helpful. Yes, I’m behind the times. I’m just now learning Pinterest. I created a Pinterest account…

How Do You Publish a Book?

In blogger groups the question comes up fairly regularly — How did you get your book published? Invariably someone who has at least one book published answers. Someone who’s been there, done that. Often someone with a website and “branded” accounts on Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. They’ve done all the things they recommend, and it’s…