Treasure Seeking

Last night I kept falling asleep while I was talking to God. Fighting it horribly. Sleep, not God! Telling myself it was a sin to fall asleep in the middle of prayer. Asking myself how I feel when my husband falls asleep in the middle of a conversation.And then something came to me.If I fall asleep talking to God, and I reach for my Bible as soon as I wake up to read His Word, then that makes Him the first and last thing on my mind each day....more
oh and great writing, by the way!more

So Much To Do, So Much Time

Since getting laid off from my full-time day job on the last day of 2012, I find I am just as busy as I was before, but things are definitely different.First and foremost, my stress level has dropped significantly. I know this goes without saying. Working forty-plus hours a week while taking care of a large family and elderly parents, volunteering and trying to launch my freelance writing career while stalking literary agents would make anyone's blood pressure rise, right?...more

Taking A Blogging Sabbatical!

I've always been an introvert of sorts. As a young girl I'd find solace in reading ,spending time with family and a small group of like-minded shy girls in the vicinity and on the school grounds. It was when I took English Lit in junior high, that my love for words evolved. I really appreciated the pain & angst of Shakespeare's Hamlet or Romeo and Juliet's undying devotion and searing young love that could not be denied....more

Do You Need A Sabbatical?

Skipping out on your career could prove to be a shrewd move. That was the case for several workers interviewed in recent stories in American Public Media’s Marketplace and The Wall Street Journal. According to the Journal: ...more