Blogging, Books, Writing

Blogger Recognition Award: Why I Write & Tips for Bloggers

I am so thankful to be have been nominated by Shanice at Faith & Turtles  and Carrelle from The Aesthetic's Vida for the blogger recognition award! Truly, it means a great deal. all writers want to be heard. Having nominations like this one gives me a warm fuzzy feeling inside because it lets me know that… Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award: Why I Write & Tips for Bloggers

Black words on a green background read, "His Encouragement: Words from Scripture to Strengthen Your Soul"
Devotions, Preaching, Sermons & Sermon Notes, Writing

Prepare the Way of the Lord (His Encouragement #4)

What is “His Encouragement?” Thursdays are always a really long day of the week for me. Since I’m a pastor, Sunday feels like the natural beginning to my week.  By the time I get to Thursday, I am tired and drained. That’s why I’m excited to join with a group of blogging friends in order to… Continue reading Prepare the Way of the Lord (His Encouragement #4)

Ministry, Writing

Awaiting the Proofs for My First Poetry Book!

Update 12/6/18: My chapbook Through My Good Eye: A Memoir in Verse is now available on Kindle (FREE with Kindle Unlimited!) or in paperback!  As I sit here, I'm so excited that I can hardly contain myself. This morning, I completed my order on Amazon in order to receive five proof copies for my very first chapbook, Through My… Continue reading Awaiting the Proofs for My First Poetry Book!

Author Q&A, Book Reviews, Books, Poetry, Writing

“Flow Like Lyrics” Review with Poet Q&A

Flow Like Lyrics is a book of poetry by Lori Katherine. In this collection, Lori K explores life’s many facets. Her poetry oscillates from moments of delicate hope to deep despair. Throughout this short chapbook, Lori K invites the reader to explore a world where the lines of poetry flow like the music to a… Continue reading “Flow Like Lyrics” Review with Poet Q&A

Book Reviews, Books, Writing

“Into the Surf” Review With Author Q&A

Title: "Into the Surf," in the anthology Letting Hope Enter  Genre: Short story Author: Maggie Jane Schuler All proceeds benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Get your copy HERE.  Only $2.99 for this Kindle Deal! (Please note, this anthology may be a bit steamy for some readers.)  Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention and are… Continue reading “Into the Surf” Review With Author Q&A

Devotions, Disability & Accessibility, Ministry, Order of St. Luke, Sermons & Sermon Notes, Writing

What Does Healing Look Like?

This past week, I deepened my spirituality by spending time at a retreat with members of the Order of St. Luke. Throughout the week, we emphasized how Luke portrays Christ as the healer, and I couldn’t help but wonder, why does God heal some people and not others? Glaucoma: The Silent Thief of Sight About… Continue reading What Does Healing Look Like?