Monday, December 22, 2014

God’s Not Interested in Your Happiness

From the Archives: January 5, 2010 with an update That’s the word I got in church on Sunday. Now before I start a heated theological debate on prosperity and God’s blessings, stay with me and think about it. God may not be interested in our happiness because he’s more interested in our growth. (Ouch! Yes, […]

Peace in the Waiting

“I’m confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in me will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ.” (Phil. 1:6) Sometimes waiting is not about being denied what we want, it’s about molding, and shaping us into who God wants us to be. Doesn’t make it an easier, […]

Embracing Life’s Layovers

Sometimes I feel as if I’m on a layover to my final destination. A stop on the way to something better, more exciting—My destiny. You would think a stop, a pause in travel would be restful, and I guess sometimes it can be, but if you’ve been on a layover in an airport, then you […]

Are You Weary in the Waiting?

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 NIV It seems that if a writer isn’t writing, then she’s waiting… Waiting to get edits back from a critique partner.Waiting to hear from […]

When You’re Not the Only One in Your Family with a Dream

From the Editor: I’ve been thinking a lot about my personal goals, my children’s dreams, and what I want my family to look like. Unfortunately, all three are often in conflict with one another at different times. I knew from a young age that I wanted to write, and I’ve never doubted the calling, though […]

Pass the Antelope, Please

Matthew 6:19-20 – Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. Ranch exit. That’s never a good road […]

Embrace the Season

I’m in a season of transition in my writing and personal life, and Writer…Interrupted will be going into a season of transition as well. I’m still waiting to hear back from the remaining editors who still have my WIP and as far as I’m concerned no news is good news. In the meantime I’m trying […]

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