He Won’t Let You Down

Did You Know God is Faithful?  Yes, God is faithful. He won’t let you down. God’s word says in 1 Corinthians 1:9 English Standard Version (ESV), “God is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.” Definition of Faithful The Merriam-Webster Dictionary gives this definition of faithful.… Continue reading He Won’t Let You Down

Taking Care of Business

Taking Care of Business We all have things in our lives of which we need to take care.  I’ve been reminded of this too many times in the last five years as I’ve had my mother, then father, and finally, my wife die. Add to that several of my friends recently passed into eternity. They… Continue reading Taking Care of Business

One Way to Discipline Yourself for Success In Writing

Success and Personal Discipline Sometimes becoming successful happens by being lucky. Examples of “lucky” success include winning the lottery, finding a painting or first edition of a book at a garage sale or estate sale that ends up worth millions, or having distant relatives leave you a fortune in their will. You might even write… Continue reading One Way to Discipline Yourself for Success In Writing

The A, B, C’s of Self-Motivation

The A, B, C’s of Self-Motivation James 2:17 (ESV), “So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.” What Motivates People To Get Going? Pain  Sometimes it takes a painful experience to get us going. Luke 15:14 – 18 (ESV), “ And when he had spent everything, a severe famine arose… Continue reading The A, B, C’s of Self-Motivation

Success and Motivation: A Biblical Alternative

Success and Motivation Success and motivation have been interests of mine since my university days. Like two edges of the same sword, I’ve wondered and studied for decades what motivates people to succeed and how to motivate people to become all that the Creator intended them to become.  My interests in this are even lead… Continue reading Success and Motivation: A Biblical Alternative

Developing Our Patience

Developing Our Patience If there’s one thing we all need to work on it is patience. If you’re a writer you need more patience than most because of the slow pace of the publishing industry. We live our lives on the fast track with a microwave or Amazon Prime mentality. We want it now. To… Continue reading Developing Our Patience

Faithfulness

Faithfulness And the fruit of the spirit is … faithfulness. What does it mean to be faithful? It means to be reliable. It means to be trustworthy. It means to be dependable. It means to be consistent. Faithfulness is imperative in the Christian life. Since God desires for us to be like Him, He wants… Continue reading Faithfulness

Defeating Giants In Your Christian Writing Life

1 Samuel 17:40 English Standard Version (ESV), “Then he took his staff in his hand and chose five smooth stones from the brook and put them in his shepherd’s pouch. His sling was in his hand, and he approached the Philistine.” If You Are Going to Defeat The Giants In Your Christian Writing Life You… Continue reading Defeating Giants In Your Christian Writing Life

Winter Nights

Poetry Reading Here’s a photo of me reading my poem “Winter Nights” at Barnes & Nobles Kitchen in Legacy West, Plano, TX. Here’s the poem: Winter Nights The frigid nights fall earlier On these chilly winter days And the moon-man mounts the sky Veiled in Metropolis haze The mornings all break later So slow the… Continue reading Winter Nights

Never Too Late

Jeremiah 33:3. It reads, “Call upon Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know!” Has God placed in your heart the desire to share His truth through writing? God has never called a person without providing him or her with the ability to complete the… Continue reading Never Too Late