Give Thanks! God is our Hiding Place!

Without depriving my children of sustenance, I often find practical ways for them to experience how blessed their lives are....

Run!

Run!

       Do you ever wonder what God is up to? Why am I in this circumstance? Can this...

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...

Happily Ever After

Happily Ever After

It’s that time of year again, the Hallmark Channel is showing back-to-back Holiday movies with those so predictable final kisses,...

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

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

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...