Category Archives: Faith

Blogs and excerpts regarding my faith and life experiences.

What does it Mean to Stand Up?

Each Memorial Day weekend, we honor our brave and faithful who allow us to enjoy freedom in America. I am grateful for each one who served in the military in any capacity, and in any location. I am grateful for our … Continue reading

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Christianity – Faith of Love

As I study the different religions across the world, I notice some commonalities. For example, each encourages actions of right and wrong behaviors based on the principles taught by the founder of a particular faith. Each centers around a personality, … Continue reading

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Peace and Tranquility – Priceless

Life is so hectic these days. Many sink under the weight of stress, schedules, and demands placed on them by self, bosses, family, finances, and other’s expectations for them. Is this really the abundant life Jesus promised? Or, is this … Continue reading

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What is the Purpose of Church?

Jesus Christ established His “church,” a group of believers who carry out His will and mission to reach the lost on earth. On Peter’s confession of faith, that “Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, the long-awaited Messiah,” the … Continue reading

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WHEN DOORS SLAM SHUT

On Saturday, July 18, I went to my book signing in the Mount Ayr Public Library from 11:00 – 2:00 pm. It took place during Ayr Days as planned and advertised. However, though five people entered the library area, only … Continue reading

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Writing Career On Hold

There are times in our lives when the unexpected happens. During those times, careers go on hold for a while. Last September was one such time for me, and I couldn’t finish editing my second and third novels that I … Continue reading

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Beacons of Light and Hope

How do people react to you? Are you a place of safe-harbor, an anchor of hope and security in your relationship to others? Do you draw people toward you when they recognize you in a crowd? Do they see you … Continue reading

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CATCHING UP WITH FRIENDS

Scripture tells us not to forsake the friends the Lord places in our lives. Proverbs 18:24 says “A man who has too many friends can come to ruin; but there is a friend that sticks closer than a brother .” … Continue reading

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WHEN I WAS YOUNG

Do you remember your days in high school as being good, bad, lonely, confusing, exciting, or ones you’d like to forget? Most of us would admit that, at times, these feelings existed. But friends could ease those emotions, and their … Continue reading

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Growing Older

Birthdays are wonderful milestones that remind us of the gift of life and how precious life is. The scriptures say God recorded the days of my life even in my mother’s womb. He knows when my time on earth will … Continue reading

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