Writing Contests: How Do You Decipher Judges’ Feedback?

Reposted from May 25, 2014: The subject of writing contests came up in a writers’ group that I belong to. One of the writers in the group was bemused because she was given feedback by the judges that doesn’t square … Continue reading

Introverts And The Art of Friendship

Reposted from September 16, 2013: A little background: The post was inspired by one of Matt Walsh’s blog posts: I’m An Introvert and I Don’t Need To Come Out of My Shell. Matt raised a lot of good points. The readers … Continue reading

Just Call Him Yee Haw! He’ll Understand

Reposted from September 9, 2013: I got into a theological discussion (two years ago now) with a friend. (and some of you are saying, “Uh oh!) It was a friendly discussion! Really! She wanted to know why some people write God’s name … Continue reading

How Do You Define Trust?

Reposted from August 21, 2013: Trust is a delicate thing, and yet it makes the world go round. We can’t live without trust. Our economy is built on trust. Relationships live or die on trust. Marriage, peace treaties, and trade … Continue reading

What Brings You Happiness?

Reposted from June 20, 2013: A friend, Diane Graham, took objection to a slideshow someone else made of things that make women happy. While I understand her objection; many of the items pictured and discussed were very shallow; I can … Continue reading