This quote by Oswald Chambers is my aim as a writer.

At Substack I’m new and just getting started, but I’ve been writing online for almost 15 years. Here is a smattering of articles I’ve written in various places.


On Cultivating a Quiet Life…

Remembering Our Identity As We Engage the Online World at Journey Women

Four Habits of Grace to Cultivate a Quiet Heart at Revive Our Hearts

If You Long for a Quiet Life at Well-Watered Women

Creating a Haven at Home for Teens in a Noisy World at Christian Parenting

Are Your Dreams for the New Year Holy? 5 Questions to Test Your Ambitions at The Good Book Company

On Growing a Quiet Faith…

The CSB Devotional Bible: An Interview at Bible Gateway

Finding Hope in the Ashes at LifeWay Voices

When Prayer Doesn’t Feel Like Enough at (in)courage

For When You Can’t Breathe at (in)courage

The Myth of the One-Size-Fits-All Friend at (in)courage

When God Seems Silent in Suffering at First 5 app on 1 Kings

When the Wait Is Long at First 5 app on 2 Kings 9

The Happily Ever After Is Coming at First 5 app on Ezekiel 16

A Beautiful Pursuit at First 5 app on Hosea 3

The Desert Years at First 5 app on Galatians 1:18-2

The Revealed Portrait and Promise in Revelation at First 5 app on Revelation 1:1-3

The Call for Endurance at First 5 app on Revelation 13


On Knowing a (Sometimes) Quiet Creator…

Is There Really a God?

How Can We Know That the God of the Bible Is the Right God to Believe In?

On Living Real-Life Motherhood and Not-Real-Life FRIENDS…

Raising Humans…Not Legends or World Changers or History Makers

The TV Show “FRIENDS” Became the Shibboleth for an Entire Generation

On Studying a Quiet Craft…

The Two Chairs Every Writer Must Have

The Most Important Comma in a Writer’s Life

The Secret to Great Writing

The Writer’s Library