I am avoiding my Isaac. That’s the working title for my first novel. Why Isaac? Indeed. Why not Ishmael? Continue reading How Writing a Book Is Like Birthing a Baby at 90
The sweet spot for me is when I can create a plan that becomes a routine that becomes a habit — based on what I value. Continue reading If Someone Peeked at Your Calendar, Would It Show What You Value?
Just as those in Jesus’ parables looked for something that was theirs, I am looking for you. Are you my reader? Continue reading To Read or Not to Read Isn’t the Question. Will You Engage?
Cats are selfish. They want their needs met and care little about you, except to do their bidding. But how we miss them when they’re gone! Continue reading I’ve Lost Her: One Cat Who Stops Cars and Steals Hearts
The cloud has been a way for us to meet face to face without sharing germs. It’s also a way to cross generations, cultures, and distance to connect. Continue reading ‘Cloud of Witnesses’ Isn’t Pie in the Sky; It’s Real and It’s Now
Have you ever felt stuck? Unable to move forward? An experience at a traffic light moved me into gear so I could get this body in motion. Continue reading This Is Why You Should Make Small Moves in the Right Direction
Creating goals and action steps makes me realize that I can best number my days by numbering my hours. I’m trying to live them with intention, which requires planning. Continue reading This Is How Planning Can Give You Freedom
I share some tender scenes in my life so that you can know that God offers hope in your darkest hour. If you can’t reach out to Him, ask Him to reach out to you. Continue reading Here’s Why You Can Find Hope in Any Season of Life
My search for a vision for my writing life in 2021 is starting with my word of the year: satisfied. Why? Because God alone can satisfy. I need to live that. Continue reading Finding Your Vision Might Start with Finding Your Word
I’m approaching 2021 as I would the card game: Twenty One. God is my dealer, and I’m asking Him to “hit me” with additional cards to give me a winning hand. Maybe you want to play too? Continue reading What’s in the Cards for You in 2021?
It definitely affected mine I had been going about the business of writing all wrong, and it took a confrontation … Continue reading Is Multitasking Sapping Your Spiritual Strength?
An object lesson God used to drive that point home “The outside excitement is calling you,” God said to me … Continue reading Create Boundaries to Protect Your Most Precious Possession: Time
Who knew mimicking Jesus would be part of a career in tech transfer? “Thy words were found and I ate … Continue reading My Marketing Job Has a Holy Goal: Reach 1 in 100
Your eyebrows are telling your secrets. Unfortunately, taming them so they don’t tell all requires time and talent and too much cash. Continue reading Just Above the ‘Window to the Soul’ Is the Truth Teller
Traffic! COVID’s shutdown of schools lulled me into thinking my commute could be quick and easy. “Normal” traffic patterns are returning with the students. I’m positive. Continue reading The Students Have Returned! This Is How I Know
COVID-19 makes the workplace seem more precious There’s no place like home — unless you’re forced to do your day … Continue reading 6 Best Things About My Return to Work
I’m negative. I’m also negative about wanting another swab. In order to return to work, every employee in my enormous … Continue reading If You Haven’t Been Tested Yet You Need to Know How Awful it Feels
It’s just one of the many perils of working from home My husband is retired. COVID-19 has forced me to … Continue reading How Do I Report Sexual Harassment During COVID-19?