Welcome to our new adventure! Like many folks, we have decided to leave city life and find some land in the hopes of being more self sustainable. We are not off grid; we are not those people! I have a deep admiration for anyone who is attempting to live that way but we know our…… Continue reading New adventures
Recently, I’ve made the decision to disengage from social media. The reasons I joined the various platforms have become invalid and I have decided my time is better spent on other things. I joined Facebook when my children were young adults hoping it would allow me to stay connected to them. We would exchange photos…… Continue reading Social media detox
Warrick Lake I found this long lake last summer hidden behind a pretty highway pull off. Muffled by forest, the absence of road noise makes it seem like it is in the middle of nowhere. Perfect calm water with the occasional startled beaver splash.
With everything that’s going on in our world the idea of living in peace might seem impossible. But what is impossible for man is possible with God. 2 Corinthians 13:11 says: “Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice! Strive for full restoration, encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love…… Continue reading Living in peace through restoration
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of…… Continue reading Our deepest fear
God’s peace alone can solve the problems the people of this world experience. I realize that is a bold statement but it is true nonetheless. All other kinds of peace are dependent on circumstance and the limited understanding of man but God’s peace is beyond understanding. “And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding,…… Continue reading Toward a place of peace
We found ourselves on the road this past week. It was a long trip and I found my mind wandering often to the topic of peace. It was everywhere. From things I was reading to podcasts to snippets of songs popping into my head, the topic was always peace and I figured God was trying…… Continue reading Finding peace on the road
In a world gone crazy, writers, more than ever, need reader support. Book launches, fairs and signings have all been cancelled leaving authors dependent on word of mouth advertising. Personal recommendations, reviews and posts have become an increasingly critical part of the success of a new book. It is now both more difficult and more…… Continue reading Shine the light
Through the Fire, the third installment in the Forged in Flames series, is now available for pre-order from Chapters Indigo! Through the Fire follows 17 year old Joey Floretti as he chases his dreams and faces life altering consequences. Through the Fire completes the series which started with Embers and continued in A Spark of…… Continue reading The Forged in Flames series from Word Alive Press is now complete and available online
And yet, to be near water, for many, is to experience peace, something our world desperately needs more of.