When God’s Silence is a Gift

I haven’t been writing. For months on end, I’ve gone without crafting my words. Let’s be honest with each other. I have been discouraged. For more than ten years, I’ve written and shared my words. My agent has sent out two of my three…

Jan 15

Why Do I Write?

“Carol’s writing is delightful. Unfortunately…” Another rejection. If you are or aspire to be a professional writer you must acquire a thick outer covering. Or perhaps just a slick one where unsavory words slip right down your back and onto the ground behind you.…

Jul 30

Divided We Fall

E pluribus unum. Out of many, one. This 13-letter motto for the United States appearing on our Great Seal was adopted by an Act of Congress in 1782. It was never made the official motto by law, so in 1956, Congress adopted “In God…

Jul 24

Keep the Faith

I hate watching the news. While I used to stay up and listen to the latest weather and happenings of the day for the 11 o’clock news, now I click off the television and head straight for my pillow – by way of a…

Jul 16

A Pink Bible and Crumbs

I wiped off the table crumbs from dinner and headed towards the trashcan. As I walked past the bar, the color pink caught my eye and I turned to notice my eight-year-old’s pink Bible lined up next to mine. I’d walked past them all…

Jun 27