Bible journaling

Let God distract you (#BibleJournaling)

In my devotions this year I’m reading through the Bible. A few days ago I came to Exodus 3 and noticed something I’d never seen before. It’s Moses, letting God distract him and God responding when He sees Moses’ receptivity. Here it is in Exodus 3:2-4 (emphases added): And the Angel of the Lord appeared… Continue reading Let God distract you (#BibleJournaling)

history, Pantoum, People, Poetry Friday


Leah “…bury me with my fathers…. There they buried Abraham and Sarah…Isaac and Rebekah…and there I buried Leah” - Jacob in Genesis 49:29-31 The morning after Jacob lay with me even my weak eyes saw his anger. When I give him a son he will love me. Even my weak eyes saw his joy at… Continue reading Leah

Biblical fiction, Book Reviews, Fiction

Michal: A Novel by Jill Eileen Smith (review)

Michael: A Novel (Wives of King David) by Jill Eileen Smith is a fictional retelling of the story of King David’s first wife Michal—the daughter of Saul. Smith follows Michal from the time she is a teenager cowering under the rages of her demonically possessed father, to middle age when her scorn at David’s exuberant… Continue reading Michal: A Novel by Jill Eileen Smith (review)