I’m Not So Brave

I’m Not So Brave They tell me I’m in a high-risk group to die. I’m not so brave. I admit I’m very afraid. The world as I knew it has come to an end. And why? A virus so small With the naked eye it can’t be seen And people so selfish … They’d rather… Continue reading I’m Not So Brave

Weekly Update on My Writing Life

Podcasts I Listened To This Week: The Christian Publishing Show with Thomas Umstattd, Jr, Episode 62 (February 25, 2020), EBook Publishing Tips, Tricks, and Traps with Mark Coker, founder of Smashwords. https://www.christianpublishingshow.com/062/ The Creative Penn Podcast for Writers with Joanna Penn, Episode 392 (February 24, 2020), How To Find And Pitch A Literary Agent With… Continue reading Weekly Update on My Writing Life

Quiet Time With God

Time With God “I rise before the dawning of the morning, And cry for help; I hope in Your word.” Psalm 119:147 NKJV 1. Set a Regular Time Psalm 119:147a – “I rise before the dawning of the morning, …” The Psalmist has a regular time designated for meeting God. He rises early in the… Continue reading Quiet Time With God

Resting in the Lord

4.1 My Story You may be like my late wife was when she was battling Stage Four Melanoma cancer. She found herself very tired. She needed rest. My daily caregiving also left me weary. Like my wife, I needed rest. The managing of my wife’s schedule took a skillset even an air traffic controller would… Continue reading Resting in the Lord

Tears Are Normal

3.1 My Story “I removed the tumor. The tests also showed it has spread to her lymph nodes. I removed thirty-four of them,” said the surgical oncologist. I stared at her. She was slowly becoming out of focus as I became teary-eyed. I knew the initial diagnosis of Stage 3 Melanoma Cancer was terrible. I… Continue reading Tears Are Normal

How to be Courageous

How to be Courageous 2.1 My Story One of the first thoughts I had when my wife received the diagnosis that she had stage three Melanoma was how am I going to care for her and love her unconditionally until she dies. I knew the Melanoma was going to kill her unless God intervened. I… Continue reading How to be Courageous

Remember

Psalm 103 Teaches Us To Remember “Bless the Lord, oh my soul and all that is withing me, bless His Holy name.” Psalm 103:1 “As a man thinketh in his heart, so he is.” Proverbs 23:7 1. Remember His Forgiveness – Psalm 103:2, 10 “Praise the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his… Continue reading Remember

Glimpsing Glory

Glimpsing Glory With Glimpsing Glory: Poems of Living & Dying, Praying & Playing, Belonging & Longing, Catherine Lawton delivers luminous, Christian spiritual walk poetry that blends the daily journey with God and the beauty and glory of God’s created world. Broken in topical areas of relating, relating, communing, trusting, living, dying, praying and word-playing, we… Continue reading Glimpsing Glory

It’s Okay to be Afraid

1.1 My Story My eyes locked on to the bloody spot on the lower left front of my wife Benita’s blouse. “What’s going on? What’s with the blood?” I asked pointing to the half-dollar sized strain. My heart was aching. It looked terrible, scary. I knew this couldn’t be good. Miss Benita gazed down toward… Continue reading It’s Okay to be Afraid

God’s Sovereignty

Proverbs 21 I recently read Proverbs 21. Proverbs 21 verse 1 immediately caught my attention. I meditated and reflected on the implications of Proverbs 21:1.  I read the verse in several different translations. Doing this helps me secure the meaning of the verse. Attributes of God’s Sovereignty Proverbs 21:1 deals directly with the attributes of… Continue reading God’s Sovereignty