Prayers for Soldiers

While My Soldier Serves: Prayers for Those with Loved Ones in the Military is available on Amazon, or you can ask for it at your favorite retailers. Check out Edie Melson's blog, at http://thewriteconversation.blogspot.com/ and connect with her on Facebook.

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Overcoming Your Shadow Mission

  What happens if I fail to fulfill my purpose in life? Dormant potential which exerts no impact on the world falls short of a fulfilling life, but does not seem to risk much. In his book, Overcoming Your Shadow Mission, John Ortberg suggests a more disturbing result occurs when we miss…

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Purpose and its Shadow

What happens if I fail to fulfill my purpose in life? Dormant potential which exerts no impact on the world falls short of a fulfilling life, but does not seem to risk much. In his book, Overcoming Your Shadow Misshion, John Ortberg suggests a more disturbing result occurs when we miss our…

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How Successful People Think

Dreams stir the air above our beds and glimmer on the horizon as we trudge through the workday. In all our weary struggles to make it from one day to the next, wishes of success linger in the back of our minds. We can glean from a myriad of sources, all…

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Book Recommendation: Breaking Busy

The alarm clock's blast triggers a flutter of heavy eyelids. We rise from a bed hardly warmed and stagger to the kitchen, fumbling to pour a cup of synthetic energy. Before the fog thins from two or three mugs of caffeine, pressing tasks fly at us as if borne from an…

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Book Review: A Mary Like Me

Though repeated, the four black letters slip past the unobservant. The common name blends into a mountain of words. M-A-R-Y identifies distant lifelines on barely tangible, onion-skin pages. In such a long story, from so long ago, what's significant about a woman's name? Perhaps the relevance of M-A-R-Y lies in such…

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