A New Thing

I finished editing the first draft of my book and turned it over to the hands of Moody Publishers this past week. Yay. While my first thought was one of celebration, the second thought was what will my next book be? You would think I would be ready for a think-cation. Take a little mental break. But I love the creative process. I like the potential of a blank page. Leonardo da Vinci turned a blank page into the Mona Lisa. Walt Disney turned a blank page into the first feature length cartoon. John Hancock and the United States' founding fathers turned a blank page into the Declaration of Independence. Paul turned a blank page into scripture. A blank page can become a song, sermon, screenp

Mindful Love

​ What is the most popular symbol for love? The heart. We see it when Justin Bieber sings. We see it when we buy someone Valentines candy. We see it when a Jr High girl writes I heart ______. It’s found in the phrase I love you with all of my heart. But according to Jesus, the heart should not be the only symbol for love... there is also the brain. Chocolate shaped brains don’t sound quite as appealing (unless its a zombie themed party, that might make sense). I’m going to quote the first part of the Shema, a Jewish prayer that was repeated three times a day: Deuteronomy 6:5 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. Now listen to the way J

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