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Imperfect People, Perfect Peace

Read Ecclesiastes 4:12

Isaiah 26:3 You will keep him in perfect peace, Whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You. NKJV

My wife and I courted each other for about fifteen months. We have been married for only a few months longer. Yet, at times, our maturity and depth of love, seems stronger than some of our counterparts who have been married longer. We sometimes credit this to our ages, …

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Impossible Possibilities

Read: Nehemiah 3:1-4:23

“When I saw their fear, I rose and spoke to the nobles, the officials, and the rest of the people: “Do not be afraid of them; remember the Lord who is great and awesome, fight for your brothers, you daughters, your wives, and your houses.” Nehemiah 4:1 NASB

Will Smith, actor in some thirty films and director for dozens of others, talks of his humble Philadelphia childhood. When he was twelve and his brother was nine, his father tore down a brick wall of his business and told them to rebuild it… 

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I have sold a total of eight devotions to, “The Secret Place”, quarterly devotional published by Judson Press during 2012-2014. The last couple will be published in late 2014.

You can also view a scan of one of the devotions as it appeared in print.  

I sold an additional devotion for the Upper Room quarterly. It appeared in the July/August issue in 2014. A scan of this one is also on this same page.


Children’s Short Story
Sea Dad

Barry sat on the couch on his knees. His elbows were resting on the windowsill, his chin in his hands. He knew his Dad would not be home until tomorrow, but he was playing a game with himself pretending that today was the day. Imagining that if he would stare out the window long enough and hard enough his Dad would walk up the driveway. Then he would rush out to meet him. Mom walked into the room and saw Barry sitting there.

“Oh Barry what are you doing? Your dinner is getting cold. I thought you said if I let you eat in here today you would watch your video and eat dinner.”

“I know Mom, I was just pretending…

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“Sea Dad” was one of the two stories that sold for the collection, “The Young Believers Case Files”, published by Tyndale Publishers. (2003). The other was titled, “Just Trying to Learn.”


Links to other writing online

Southwest Sage May 2013 Newsletter (Please See p. 9) Southwest Writers Website

In May of 2013 Southwest Writers reprinted my article titled, “Receiving and Rising above Rejection” for their newsletter, the “Southwest Sage.” If you would prefer, you can view the original post here.

Worth More than a Glance A post that was accepted on the “HeSo Project Blog for “Mini-Memoir Monday.”


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