Let God Pull the Weeds

I am done feeling hurt over the “weeds” that God has pulled from my life. I will now concentrate on enjoying the “flowers” in my life. Sometimes the weeds God pulls out of our lives is a painful experience. Sometimes even the weeds have some colorful, but misleading flowers on them. Let God pull themContinue reading “Let God Pull the Weeds”

Who Would You Be?

Who would you be if . . . You stopped trusting in chariots and horses and put your trust in God? (Psalm 20:7) You prayed for your enemies? (Matthew 5:24) You prayed without ceasing? (1 Thessalonians 5:17) You accepted God’s grace? (Ephesians 2:8) You took time daily to rest in God’s presence (Psalm 62:5) WhoContinue reading “Who Would You Be?”

Reading – A New Perspective

Until recently, the correlation between reading books to become a better writer was lost on me. Yes, I love to read. Always have. However, writing went on whether I was reading or not. Suddenly, and very recently, something changed. It was as if God turned on a switch inside me that has opened my eyes,Continue reading “Reading – A New Perspective”

Endearment from a Rejection Letter

I received a rejection letter yesterday from Asimov’s Science Fiction.  I cried when I read it and in a moment, you will understand why. See, this particular rejection letter was not for something I wrote, but for a piece my father wrote before he passed away in 2015.   The piece is called “Ark of Atlantea”. Continue reading “Endearment from a Rejection Letter”

Be Not the Fool – Thoughts on Psalm 53

Be not the fool who says in their heart, “there is no God.” We all fall short. No one does good. A somber thought if it stayed there. Yet, it doesn’t. He invites us into His loving mercy and grace. Be not the fool who does not accept this invitation, continuing to deny His existence.Continue reading “Be Not the Fool – Thoughts on Psalm 53”

Upheld: Poem on Psalm 51:12-15

Upheld with a willing spirit, not with defense or fight. Upheld with a hopeful outlook, one of trust and faith. Upheld above the clouds of darkness, far from my sins and transgressions. Upheld so I may be restored and focus my eyes on the joy of salvation. Upheld that I may sing songs of praiseContinue reading “Upheld: Poem on Psalm 51:12-15”