Tag Archives: esther

Writer’s Block and Procrastination

The other day, my friend, Gracia, asked for tips on overcoming writer’s block and procrastination. I thought I’d share here what I told her. Writer’s block is a tough subject. I experience it quite frequently and it’s hard to get rid of. Sometimes, the best thing is to put the project aside for a few days and not think about ...

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Forgiveness

“You know my folly, O God; my guilt is not hidden from you. (Psalm 69:5 NIV1984) One of the amazing things about God is that He sees all the mistakes we make, yet still forgives us and loves us unconditionally. Lately, I’ve been making a lot of mistakes. Actually, it has been the same mistake over and over. Even though ...

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Atmosphere

Unless you count band performances and going to the orchestra, I went to my first concert last night. Now that I know what I’ve been missing, I wonder why I never wanted to go to one before and what made me want to go to this one. I was amazed by the atmosphere at Chris Tomlin’s concert in Baltimore. People ...

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Book Review – “The Witness” by Josh McDowell

International Adventure: “The Witness” by Josh McDowell (2 July 2010; 192 words) Marwan Accad, a security agent, is the only witness to Rafeeq Ramsey’s murder. After some investigation, he becomes the prime suspect in the murder. Marwan goes on the run in a chase covering both sides of the Mediterranean. From Monte Carlo to Casablanca to Cairo, he relies on ...

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On This Day

“This is the year of the favor of the Lord. This is the day of the vengeance of our God .” I was about 7 or 8 years old when I first heard this song based on Isaiah 61. I was far too young to understand these two lines, but I think I have a little bit better understanding now. ...

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A Rainy Day

I don’t understand people on rainy days. Why do they drive faster when it’s raining? As if the roads aren’t dangerous enough when the ground is dry, they choose to take a risk with wet roads. And then, they run from car to store, from store to car as if the rain will melt them like the Wicked Witch of ...

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