Ninety-Five Affirmations for a Life Empowered by Grace

Oct 17

Ninety-Five Affirmations for a Life Empowered by Grace

Five hundred years ago, a young monk struggling to reconcile church practice with what is actually found in Scripture, nailed to the church door a document containing ninety-five statements he was prepared to defend from Scripture. Martin Luther’s 95 Theses began to shake things up in the church. In today’s vernacular, Luther posted his manifesto on social media for...

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Who Loves Crossword Puzzles?

Jul 17

Who Loves Crossword Puzzles?

As a writer, I enjoy word games of all types, including crossword puzzles. But the ones in the newspaper have ridiculous clues that a normal person couldn’t possibly know. I get frustrated when I can’t fill in the blanks to complete the puzzle. That’s why I made Crossword Bible Studies. They’re challenging enough for an adult, but simple...

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The Dragon Hollow Trilogy: 99-cents Each for Kindle #SummerReading

May 15

The Dragon Hollow Trilogy: 99-cents Each for Kindle #SummerReading

Summer is almost here. Everyone loves playing outdoors and time with friends, but for rainy days or when those summer blahs hit, you might want to be prepared with some good reading for your tweens. My Dragon Hollow books are perfect for ages 9-13 (younger if they read well or if you read it to them, older if they just love fantasy fiction and dragons). Adults who...

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Introducing Bipolar Alien Monster

May 05

The artist known as I.M. Bipolar has graciously allowed me to share this cartoon of Bipolar Alien Monster. The Alien Monster character puts a lighthearted face on what it’s like to live with bipolar disorder. In addition to the extreme highs and lows of one’s own emotions, a person with bipolar disorder must deal with the misconceptions of others...

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I Had a Black Dog. His Name Was Depression.

May 04

Some people say Winston Churchill was the first person to call his depression a black dog that followed him everywhere. Others say the expression preceded Churchill. Whichever the case, the black dog of depression has been around for generations now. And this old dog is up to the same old tricks. The black dog will train you, if you let it. But it’s better if...

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Z Is for Zealous

Apr 30

Z Is for Zealous

So, my dear brothers and sisters, be strong and immovable. Always work enthusiastically for the Lord, for you know that nothing you do for the Lord is ever useless. 1 Corinthians 15:58   When I begin to feel tired and discouraged it’s a warning light to me. I’m trying to do things on my own effort instead of relying on God. Jesus said His burden was light, so...

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