Jesus in Everyday Life, My 15 Minutes, Surrender to Jesus, Your Purpose

My 15 Minutes: You Want Me To Do What?!? (Genesis 6)

What’s something God has called you to do? Befriend someone or take a leadership position as a worship or small group leader at church? Serve in the children’s/youth ministry, go on a mission trip, run a marathon, mentor, or join a prison ministry? Or maybe, just maybe, things got crazy and He called you to… Continue reading My 15 Minutes: You Want Me To Do What?!? (Genesis 6)

Comparison, Jesus in Everyday Life, My 15 Minutes

My 15 Minutes: The Tragic Mindset of Comparison (Genesis 4)

Comparing ourselves to others is cancer to our soul. It robs us of ambition and erodes our joy. When we’re consumed with trying to determine how we measure up to those around us, we forget we’re fearfully and wonderfully made in the likeness of God. We forget we’re knit together for a purpose. We forget… Continue reading My 15 Minutes: The Tragic Mindset of Comparison (Genesis 4)

Attitude, Jesus in Everyday Life, My Story

What Is Your Strategy?

On Friday I watched my undefeated Stillwater Ponies Varsity Wrestling Team battle their way to their third state tournament appearance in three years. Their first two duals weren’t even close, nor were they expected to be. Stillwater won both by a WIDE margin. However, their third dual was a different story. They were about to… Continue reading What Is Your Strategy?

Follow Friday, Guest Post

Follow Friday: Gail Sattler

Gail Sattler lives in Vancouver BC Canada, where you don't have to shovel rain. When she's not madly writing (Gail Sattler has over 40 published novels and novellas, plus a few works of non-fiction) she plays bass for an Elton John tribute band as well as a community jazz band, plus she plays piano for… Continue reading Follow Friday: Gail Sattler

Jesus in Everyday Life, My 15 Minutes, My Story

My 15 Minutes: Let There Be Light (Genesis 1:1-2)

My 15 Minutes are my thoughts as I study God's Word. This year one of my goals is to read through the entire Bible. As I move forward, I will share some of what God is teaching me in this experience Have you ever experienced a deep, thick, suffocating darkness? The kind where you’re completely… Continue reading My 15 Minutes: Let There Be Light (Genesis 1:1-2)

Encouragement, Jesus in Everyday Life, My Publishing Journey, My Story, Trusting God

HELP! I’m Drowning

But when he saw the strong wind and the waves, he was terrified and began to sink. “Save me, Lord!” he shouted. (Matthew 14:30) Ever have one of those moments? Oh, today I'm there. No question. This verse is a pivotal moment in the recounting of Jesus walking on the water and Peter coming out… Continue reading HELP! I’m Drowning

Follow Friday, Guest Post

Follow Friday! Julie Holmquist

I was new to blogging. I had absolutely no idea what I was doing. I was terrified. Unsure. Insecure. Would anyone read what I'm writing? Is what I'm writing make sense? Is it worth reading? If you're a writer, you're intimate with these questions, insecurities, and fears. Then I got a message from a sweet… Continue reading Follow Friday! Julie Holmquist

Goals, Time Management

Goal Setting Part 6: Time Management–Fast. Fluid. Flexible.

Time management is complicated. There are so many distractions, things, people, events, opportunities, and responsibilities vying for our time. Wanting, needing, demanding your attention. There are your own goals and ambitions to consider. Not to mention hobbies and the need to rest. Add in the unpredictability of life (illnesses, injuries, emergencies, unplanned meetings or assignments)… Continue reading Goal Setting Part 6: Time Management–Fast. Fluid. Flexible.

My Story, Surrender to Jesus, Trusting God

Musings on 2018. “TRUST Me.” & Top 5 Blog Posts.

2018 is gone. With all it’s highs and lows. Blessings and challenges. Victories and disappointments. When you look back over the year, what do you see? What thoughts are running through your mind? Emotions coursing through your heart? What is your attitude about saying goodbye to 2018? Good Riddance! I’m out. Bittersweet Laced with sadness.… Continue reading Musings on 2018. “TRUST Me.” & Top 5 Blog Posts.

Goals

Goal Setting Part 5: Tips and Tools for Time Management

Time. It’s a great equalizer, isn’t it? Everyone has the exact same amount of time in a day, a week, a month, a year. The clock ticks are the same for you as they are for me. For the CEO of a fortune 500 company and for the homeless person on the street. We can’t… Continue reading Goal Setting Part 5: Tips and Tools for Time Management