Are you a writer? Do you have a book ready to go? Want some great advice? Author Mary DeMuth has some. Start with a good editor. “All writers need an editor,” she says. “ALL. I would not be where I am today without tremendous editors who helped me see things I could never see. We’re all so close to our writing that we need...
You may be thinking there’s no way so few words can even touch on such a huge topic. My husband disagrees. When I texted him for his three words, he replied he only needed two: Yes, Dear. Maybe it’s not the amount of words you’re worried about. Maybe you’re wondering if words alone can really change anything. Think about your...
Please, God, open up a decent spot. Tapping the steering wheel, I circled the local Walmart for the twelfth time, the need to hurry cramping my stomach. Couldn’t leave Kyle alone too long. What if something happened to him while I was gone? I muttered the prayer a few more times, took a few more laps, but the only spot God opened in the...
The sun is up. The house is still. The clock ticks off the morning until it’s closer to lunchtime than to breakfast.
I’m in bed, covers over my head, curled around my body pillow, my cat asleep against me.
Not because I stayed up too late the night before or because it’s my one morning to sleep in or because I haven’t had a do-nothing day in weeks. I had one yesterday, the day before, and the day before that. My month has been packed solid with do-nothing days.
I should be doing laundry, cleaning my bathroom, making a much needed grocery run, checking my daughter’s homework, calling about a prescription for my son, editing a client’s chapters, and starting my new book—or at least returning my writing partner’s frustrated texts.
But I can’t…READ THE REST ON CROSSWALK.COM.
Whether we’re talking about our personal lives, spiritual lives, relationships, our character, or our future, we need to ask ourselves what kind of people we want to be. Having goals can center us, keep our eyes on Christ, and encourage us to grow. Without goals, we have no reason to press on, and we can flounder, feel lost, or lose track of our purpose.
I’m doing something a little different over on Crosswalk.com today–a slideshow. Come check out 20 Goals Every Christian Should Set.
What are your spiritual goals? How will you reach them?
(added note 1/8/2017) **I’ve gotten quite a few comments about not being able to read all 20 Goals. When I follow my link to Crosswalk, there’s an arrow on the right after I click “start slideshow” that allows me to scroll through. I’m sorry for whatever issues are going on with the website, but I’m not seeing them.Read More