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Seeing the Goodness of the Lord in the Land of the Living

Do you have a favorite verse or quote? Maybe you have several like I have. Psalm 27:13 is a verse that helped me in a dark season–literally and figuratively. This verse spoke to me when I learned I was losing my sight. Join me for this Overcomer podcast with host Melony Brown and learn howContinue reading “Seeing the Goodness of the Lord in the Land of the Living”

If my underlying objective is to evoke emotion in my reader, then my ultimate goal should be to awaken a yearning for God in my reader’s heart. 

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Obedience to the Lord starts far before that first decision to act on His prodding

They told me yesterday I’d made a difference in their lives. Me. I don’t know about you, but those words made my full cup overflow. I am amazed at what God did with my simple obedience twenty-one years ago. Remember Amy, Joanne, and Masayo? I made mention of them in one of my first blogContinue reading “Obedience to the Lord starts far before that first decision to act on His prodding”

JOY differs significantly from being happy

1 Samuel 1:18 “[Hannah] said, ‘May your servant find favor in your eyes.’ Then she went her way and ate something, and her face was no longer downcast.” Hannah wanted a son and couldn’t understand why God didn’t give her the desire of her heart. She prayed fervently for years and became deeply sorrowful, toContinue reading “JOY differs significantly from being happy”

Through my eyes

You may know me as an author, but did you know I am also the retired Director of an ESL program, regularly walk 12 plus miles a week, occasionally care for my two grandsons, scrapbook, read voraciously, cook, and am legally blind?  That last phrase was tough for me to say out loud not thatContinue reading “Through my eyes”