Be Still and Listen

Be Still and Listen

When my children were small and it was nap time, I would tell them to simply be still. I thought...

The Gift of Being Stubborn

The Gift of Being Stubborn

Stubborn. Strong-willed. These are not words that seem like positive traits or gifts, especially if they refer to a toddler....

God’s Mission is NOT Impossible

God’s Mission is NOT Impossible

Has God ever sent you on a mission that seemed impossible? I don’t mean a mission trip to Africa. I...

A Wave Tossed by the Wind

A Wave Tossed by the Wind

At the beginning of the Summer, I planned out goals for each month, and then, life happened. I’ve heard it...

Southern Sands Newsletter

Southern Sands Newsletter

The Wind and the Waves Over the Fourth of July Holiday, I woke up to a radiant sunrise. I enjoyed...

A Constant Comfort  by Christina Suzann Nelson

A Constant Comfort by Christina Suzann Nelson

One of the best parts of being an author is meeting and getting to know other writers, especially the ones...

Becoming a Skillful Sailor

Becoming a Skillful Sailor

“Smooth seas don’t make skilled sailors.” African Proverb. I read that on the side of my frozen yogurt cup the...

Anything is Possible

Anything is Possible

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm...

Weight of Waiting by Hope Welborn

Weight of Waiting by Hope Welborn

My friend Hope Welborn often says, “I’m not interested unless there’s a dead body.”  And that’s okay since she writes...

Be Still – Guest Post by Lara Patangan

Be Still – Guest Post by Lara Patangan

Happy Holy Week, dear friends. I just got home from our church’s morning service, and I can’t think of a...