Bible journaling, Biblical Art, Book Reviews, Non-fiction, Quotes, Theology

Psalms Alive! (review)

Psalms Alive! by David Kitz My rating: 5 of 5 stars In Psalms Alive! author, pastor, and dramatist David Kitz takes us on a journey through thirteen selected psalms. In the Preface Kitz explains why he wrote the book: “For the past number of years I have been bringing the Psalms to life for audiences… Continue reading Psalms Alive! (review)

Book Reviews, Christian fiction

Twenty-One Candles (review)

Twenty-One Candles: Stories for Christmas by Mike Mason My rating: 5 of 5 stars Mike Mason (Canadian author of The Mystery of Marriage, Champagne for the Soul and the Blue Umbrella fantasy series for kids) has a personal tradition of writing a Christmas story every year. This book is 21 of those stories, collected into… Continue reading Twenty-One Candles (review)

Novel writing, Writing Life

Ready … Set … for NaNoWriMo

A week from today the hordes of writers who signed up for this year's NaNoWriMo challenge will be logging their first word counts on the way to 50,000. Three years ago I was one of them. I had decided to sign up a few weeks before that. The decision was not taken lightly. The fiction… Continue reading Ready … Set … for NaNoWriMo

Book Reviews

Because We Prayed by Mary Haskett (review)

In Because We Prayed, author Mary Haskett examines many aspects of prayer: faith, forgiveness, the help of the Holy Spirit and the need to be sensitive to Him, spiritual warfare, what to pray for, and more. She shares her own experiences of prayer with candor and transparency and along the way weaves in her own… Continue reading Because We Prayed by Mary Haskett (review)