A bit of background on this story: the MBC (Militant Breastfeeding Cult) was started by a friend of mine years ago, partly tongue in cheek, partly as her own response to the very real negativity she received about her choice to breastfeed, mostly within the church. The idea grew, and is now … [Read more...] about Baptists and the Militant Breastfeeding Cult?
What an incredible week ... what an incredible event!Thursday thru Sunday marked the fourth (I think??) annual ACFW conference, held in Nashville. This is a group which has grown to 800 members in just 6 years, and is fast becoming THE group for Christian fiction writers.So, this is the one … [Read more...] about ACFW rocks! (but our God rocks more!)
I'm determined to get this pinned down, one way or another . . .Let me shift directions just a bit. Back to the Katrina stuff.Most of the Christians I know carry a deep sense of grief over both the devastation and the political infighting over this, fueled by the media's stupidity--ONE person did … [Read more...] about Spiritual transition, part 3
The previous post was lifted from an attempt at articulating the last several weeks. Of course, THIS past week, all eyes have been on Katrina and her aftermath--and that, too, has worked to turn my musings inside out . . .Two weeks ago (more or less) I was still reeling from that taste of "fire … [Read more...] about Spiritual transition, part 2
It has been my observation that whenever someone is in a time of spiritual transition, life has a tendency to get really . . . interesting.Last week—actually a bit longer than a week—was one of those for me. I confess I found myself wondering often what God has waiting around the corner. To say … [Read more...] about Spiritual transition, part 1
I'm writing! I'm writing!And it's the new story ... I wrote 628 words last night of a completely new scene.What I did? Switched POV. The main protag is male, the father of ... several. (Gee, wonder where I get my model for that?) But for a few weeks now, I've had a female POV floating around my … [Read more...] about Not stuck anymore!