Courage to Face Giants

Friday, July 21, 2017 In preparation to meet his opponent David stooped to collect five stones from the streambed. His stride never faltered as he crossed the Valley of Elah and the outline of his adversary came into clearer view. Neither did he utter thoughts of retreat, nor vocalize fear as he neared Goliath and…

Not My Day

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Although he was to my left and some distance away, I could clearly see him. “What is that guy doing?” I asked mainly to myself. “I mean, the dude just caught ANOTHER fish! What is that? Like, number five?” Longing to feel the bump indicating a bite, I stared at my pole…

My Heart by Julie Manning- A Book Review

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 This month’s B & H book review focuses on Julie Manning’s story titled My Heart. A partial snapshot of the back cover: Who is Julie Manning? The back cover of her book also includes a mini-bio, which is where these descriptive words derive from: “Julie Manning is a wife to her beloved…

Letting Him Lead

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 This week I began grad class number five, which prompts a pace of full steam ahead until the final assignment is submitted seven weeks from now. As history tends to repeat itself, most likely by week four I will again question my sanity. Taking classes in addition to a regular work schedule and…

Restlessness

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 It always happens after completing a high-pressure project, turning in the last assignment for one of my seven-week grad classes, or wrapping up an intense writing contract. Restlessness. I don’t know what to do with myself. I’m tempted to call this scenario the black hole syndrome. It’s akin to falling into…

An Easter Acrostic

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Early morning shed its light As she rushed to the tomb. She Saw the grave stone rolled away and Thought his body, moved. But her Eyes opened in belief when angels Relayed truth: He bore the cross He conquered death He arose; His appearance, proof    THEN   Mary wept and…