Seven days, seven authors–I’m excited to be part of Cara Meredith’s Author Week! My Interview Cara asked me and each of her selected authors the same six questions: Tell us a bit about yourself, will you? What, in a nutshell,… Read More ›
Today I’m celebrating the completion of my book manuscript, Christ is For Us!! And no, the exclamation points will not be part of the book title when it’s published by Abingdon Press later this year. Christ is For Us is a lectionary Bible… Read More ›
This week I read about a modest proposal for eliminating email. After all, email can be time-consuming, adds extra pressure to an already stressful workplace, fragments attention, and can sometimes feel like a never-ending black hole. One friend says bluntly,… Read More ›
Everyone is a writer. Yes, even those of you who think you don’t like writing, who don’t journal or blog, who’ve never written a book or dreamed of writing the next Great Novel. Everyone is a writer, because we’re all writing… Read More ›
The winter issue of B.C. BookWorld lists 25 B.C. couples who both write books. No, Gary and April Yamasaki aren’t listed there with historians Roderick and Jean Barman or poets Patricia and Terence Young. We’re just too far outside the literary… Read More ›
At a church leaders’ retreat last month, we talked about having an I don’t do list as a way of making time for sacred pauses in life and ministry. The things we don’t do make it possible to do some other things. The things we say No to allow us to say Yes to other things. In this post I share some of the I don’t do items discussed at the retreat and my own I don’t do list that allows me to write.
Or, how I made my very first e-book and you can too. The SACRED PAUSES Group Leaders’ Guide and Scripture Index is now available! Join my new mailing list, and I’ll send you a free copy.
Because writers should be writing. And because in many cases, blogging isn’t writing. Or at least it’s not the kind of sustained writing that I’m looking for at this point.
Video trailer for “A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power and Jayson Blair at The New York Times” and links on Mark Driscoll’s “citation errors,” Why Pastors Should Plagiarise in Their Sermons, 6 Thoughts on Plagiarism, Creative Expression, and Sermon Writing, plus an entire website on plagiarism.
I’ve been getting to know Pinterest as an extension of my blog, as a visual way of saving links that interest me, and just for fun 🙂 So far I have 9 boards: Book Reviews, Sacred Pauses, Spiritual Practice, Women in Church Leadership, Creativity, Poets and Poetry, Writing Quotes, Easy Food Gifts, Healthy Crockpot. Follow me on Pinterest.