Thoughtful post, Chris! May the Lord bless your efforts to make complicated issues simpler!
“Two things I don’t talk about are politics and religion.” I don’t know how many times I’ve heard this and I don’t know how many times I’ve wondered if anyone could get through a week without talking about something in either area. If they can, they are much more creative than I. […]Christianity, Politics, and Religion — Wings of the Wind
Donna, thank you for your clear and well-considered thoughts on our creativity because we bear the image of our wonderful Creator!
The Writer’s Heart: Creative
Image courtesy of Pexels.
Our Creator God does not have a plan b. He has only plan a—which was born of the Lord God’s all-knowing wisdom before one glimmer of light burst into the void of darkness. His plan would provides all his creation needs to survive and to live in full fellowship with him. It cost him the death of his Son but end with his resurrection—a happy ending.
“Forasmuch as ye know
that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things …
But with the precious blood of Christ,
as of a lamb without blemish and without spot:
Who verily was foreordained
before the foundation of the world,
but was manifest in these last times for you.
Who by him do believe in God,
that raised him up from the dead,
and gave him glory:
that your faith and hope might be in God.”
View original post 423 more words
Words of encouragement from Donna Stearns. Thank you, Donna!
The Writer’s Heart: Encouragement
Photo by Clem Onojeghuo on Pexels.com
Writers travel a long journey to publication. We have to believe what we pen is worth our readers’ time—that our words give value to the readers. For we are giving of ourselves to them, as we seek to encourage them in day to day living.
But who comes alongside the authors when doubts of the worth of our work begin to needle our minds? To the early church and the apostle Paul, the Lord provided Barnabas as an encourager, even as He has placed us here to do the same.
“Therefore encourage one another, and build up one another, just as you also are doing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11, NASB
We understand the Lord God is our ultimate encourager in the work He has given us, whether it’s in writing or some other ministry. But He uses his people to speak…
View original post 186 more words
This Writer’s Heart: Conception to Birth “And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.” Mark 16:15 The mind conceives many stories. Some will die in thought. The ones conceived in the heart may have a good start but not be carried to completion. When a […]This Writer’s Heart: — Meeting Jesus With Donna Stearns
Brethren, I will no longer be blogging or reading blogs actively. It’s too much for me right now. My love to you all!
mttatham1 @ gmail