I am thankful for you

Here in the States it’s Thanksgiving, and as I reflect on the many things I’m thankful for—home, family, friends, my congregation, freedom, and meaningful employment—I want you to know that you have a place on that list, too. When I started this blog just under three years ago, no one …

Set New Goals for 2015

If you haven’t already, this is a great time to set some goals. Not resolutions. We all know how those end up. I’m talking about real, attainable goals for your writing career. Your goal could be time-based, for example, to spend an hour writing every day. Or it could be …

Happy Christmas

To you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is the Messiah, the Lord.—Luke 2:11   Blessings to you this day and in the new year. Thanks for letting me contribute, in whatever small way, to your writing journey.

Happy New Year

One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time. —  John Wanamaker Whatever mountain lies before you, whether it’s on the horizon or staring you in the face, I pray that this year you will reach the summit. When you get there…take time to enjoy the view.

A Labor Day Infographic

Back in my newspaper days, Labor Day was one of a handful of company holidays. Sometimes we dreaded holidays, especially the Monday holidays, because that meant a “short week”—we had to produce the same number of pages in fewer days, which meant the price of a day off on Monday …