Hurricane Florence & A Briley Family Update

What a week it has been!  Keith was still in Dallas helping his family when we chatted on the phone about having to keep an eye on Florence. Early this week the…

Overcoming Fear In The Midst Of The Storm

A weather alert crossed my phone letting me know South Carolina was in a state of emergency.  Welcome to another hurricane season in Charleston. In the last three years we have had…

3 Ways God Heals Your Pain

At 22 years old my nephew is a lean, tall athlete that has been groomed for basketball his entire life.  He’s played football and baseball, and probably many other sports I don’t…

Determining The Value Of Your Art

Artists rarely accurately value their own work. It’s true.  I have yet to find an artist that feels they have reached a destination.  More commonly, great artists will arrive at a determined…

Creativity: Promptings Over Inspiration

Inspiration is fleeting and unreliable, but hearing the voice of God and His promptings can always be counted on. I can recall being a young writer and waiting for the mysterious and…

The Secret Place

I step into the rainforest of the Pacific Northwest. My senses come alive with the sights, smells, and the textures available to touch.  My soul exhales, and my heart expands. Surrounding me…