Please welcome Lisa Ackland Carriere, who is a new friend, ministry-focused writer, and college English educator. Lisa is currently working on a book about women in ministry entitled Divine Call: How Women Leaders Overcome Ministry Challenges. I appreciate what she has to say about work, rest, and prayer, and hope that you will too! It’s … Continue reading God Wants to Do Your Work for You. So What Do You Need to Do? Rest.
I first met Chris Maxwell on Twitter through my book Sacred Pauses and his book Pause:The Secret to a Better Life One Word at a Time. Along with the common ground of our two books, I was soon inspired by his story -- how he met a devastating health diagnosis with faith and honest struggle, how he perseveres … Continue reading Pause ~ everything is better when I learn the wonder of moments
It's always a blessing to hear from readers, to know that my words on a printed page or a computer screen actually connect with someone else. So I was glad to hear from Twitter friend Kate Morgan that she was inspired by this post to put together her own "To Don't" list. She's an educator, writer, … Continue reading I don’t overlook even the smallest crumbs of joy or forgiveness
A guest post by Pam Thorson, a licensed practical nurse, author, speaker, and full-time caregiver. Her newest book is Out from the Shadows: 31 Devotions for the Weary Caregiver.
Journaling is one kind of sacred pause which helps many of us listen to our life with God. Now I know that for me, reading old journals is also a sacred pause, taking me to another level, plunging me deeper into the stream of God’s love and grace. - Sue Clemmer Steiner
An interview with author Shirley Hershey Showalter -- from choosing Blush as the title of her memoir, to the kind of research she needed to do, to getting great endorsements, and what's next for her in growing as a writer and blogger.
Potter Deborah Lewis describes working with clay and what it has taught her about God "as my constantly-creating, hands-on Maker."
Janis Cox is an author/illustrator and blogger. In this guest post, she shares an experience of answered prayer on behalf of a refugee family from Zimbabwe.