Making Time for Daily Prayer

As I’m writing this, we’re sitting in the Outer Banks of North Carolina waiting for Hurricane Arthur. Hatteras Island was under mandatory evacuation as of 5 a.m. on Thursday, but around here we feel confident we’ll be able to weather … Continue reading

So You Think You Can Write?

I love teaching at writers’ conferences because most of the writers who attend know that getting published is not easy. Just like most professions, writing takes time, education, and training. If a person applied for a job as a fitness … Continue reading

Battling the Enemy

Though the idea of battling the enemy might seem archaic, spiritual warfare is a very real thing in our modern world. Every day, we battle against Satan’s attempts to destroy our relationship with God.┬áPope Francis in a homily earlier this … Continue reading

Just Say Thank You!

Most of us grew up with a constant reminder to use the magic words: PLEASE and THANK YOU. In days gone by, being polite was not only appreciated but also expected. I am not saying those days are gone, but … Continue reading