Hi friends, With the current state of our world, and the unknown effects of the Coronavirus, many people are gripped with fear and anxiety. I get it. I can fall into the same trap, and it’s a dreadful way to live! But, there are truths we can remind ourselves of to help us guard againstContinue reading “On Fear and Falling Shoes”
Category Archives: Evaluation
Is It Worth It?
Sometimes I can’t remember if I just put a new coffee pod into my coffee maker, or if the one I’m staring at in puzzlement is the used one from yesterday. Even though I would have had to put the coffee pod there mere moments before, I seem to forget if I actually did it,Continue reading “Is It Worth It?”
3 Things I Expected and 3 Things That Surprised Me About Releasing A Book.
My latte not only tasted delightful, but it looked good too. How accomplished it must have felt to bring joy to my senses of sight, smell, taste, and touch all wrapped in one warm ceramic mug. That is, if a caffeinated beverage can feel accomplished. My remaining sense, my sense of hearing, was also beingContinue reading “3 Things I Expected and 3 Things That Surprised Me About Releasing A Book.”
“What on earth are you doing?” my dad asked from the passenger seat. “Did you have your cruise control set just now?” I sheepishly shrugged and admitted that I had. The clicking sound the brake pedal made when you pushed it to disengage the cruise control had given me away. Sneaky little tattletale! “I like to setContinue reading “Cruise Control”
5 Outsider Observations about the 2016 ACFW Conference
Here’s the deal. I write non-fiction. For those of you who slept through Language Arts, or are accountants, that means I write about things based on facts, real events, and real people. Fiction writers, on the other hand, write about things that are imagined, though they may be portrayed in such a way they feelContinue reading “5 Outsider Observations about the 2016 ACFW Conference”
April, 2016 This month I will receive my first paycheck in almost 12 years. I started working part-time as a grant writer for a non-profit (FCA.) I’m excited to be able to use writing to help raise money for a ministry that I care about, all while working mostly from home. The decision forContinue reading “The Dash”
He stared at me, waiting for an answer. I hesitated. His pencil remained poised in his hand, ready to fill in the blank. I hesitated some more. “I don’t know,” I said, “what do you think I like to do?” My son shrugged and said, “I don’t know either but I have to write something.Continue reading “Do what?”