My Default Settings (Part One)

I hate daytime talk shows such as "The Talk," "The View," and "The Real," but I got sucked into TBN's "Better Together" before work July 19 because Laurie Crouch, Victoria Osteen, Deedee Freeman, and Holly Wagner were discussing bad habits. The fact the show aired the day after my birthday, when Charles Stanley started a … Continue reading My Default Settings (Part One)

God Is God. (Part 1: Signs and Wonders)

As I've said before in this blog/memoir, people have strange ideas about God. For example, some would dispute yesterday's "God Still Speaks to Us" post by saying he gave us the Bible so he wouldn't have to. Others say God doesn't have the same rules and expectations he had in the Old Testament because Jesus … Continue reading God Is God. (Part 1: Signs and Wonders)

That Moment You Realize God Follows Your Blog (Nothing Just Happens/Everything Happens for a Reason)

If you've been following this blog for a while, you know Bishop T.D. Jakes and I believe nothing just happens and everything happens for a reason. Last summer, I attempted to illustrate that with an example of how God typically reveals himself in my life. But sometimes things get weird. For example: April 23, I … Continue reading That Moment You Realize God Follows Your Blog (Nothing Just Happens/Everything Happens for a Reason)

How God Typically Reveals Himself in My Life (The Opportunity, the Test, the Coincidences, the Outcome, the Lesson, and the Sermons)

As a writer, editor, and amateur photographer, I'm more observant than most people in today's everyone's-glued-to-their-phone-screen society, so I thought I'd share how God typically reveals himself in my life, so you can start noticing him in your own -- and avoid my mistakes. The Opportunity June 29, 2018, a magazine editor posted in a … Continue reading How God Typically Reveals Himself in My Life (The Opportunity, the Test, the Coincidences, the Outcome, the Lesson, and the Sermons)

Everything Happens for a Reason (or Why God Gave Me Food Allergies)

In 2011, my gynecologist felt a lump alongside my right breast and sent me to a hospital for my first mammogram. The morning after I returned home from a four-day Thanksgiving trip to St. Maarten, the radiology department called and said I needed to come in for a follow-up exam. “It could be nothing, it … Continue reading Everything Happens for a Reason (or Why God Gave Me Food Allergies)