Writing Prompts: Orange Tree

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“This is too hard.”

Often when presented with a task I sense God is calling me to do, that phrase comes to mind.

Today I realize in the past when this statement ran through my mind or came out of my mouth, a sense of shame came along with it.

After listening to a song by Toby Mac recently, I realized that God makes His assignments “too hard” for a reason.

So I’ll depend on Him.

I don’t need to be ashamed of my weakness or inadequacies.

There’s a saying that someone brought to me in my early days of writing when it seemed that getting published was an impossibility: “God doesn’t call the equipped. He equips the called.”

I’ve been reminded lately that it’s when weak people allow God to empower them to do great things for His Kingdom that He gets the glory.

God used inadequate people in…

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Interrogated by a Vampire

When I was nine years old, I noticed a timeline counting up the years to 1999 on the walls of my elementary school. That moment, I promised myself that by the year 1999 I would be in college working towards my dream of becoming a doctor, a pharmacist, or maybe even a lawyer. Being young, dreams … Continue reading Interrogated by a Vampire

Your Friendly Grammar Ninja, Lesson 2: Homophones

Addressing Grammar with Humor and Hyperbole One Word Crime at a Time Your my best friend ever! Well. Hmm. While Grammar Nazis cringe and break into stuttered and staccatoed (yeah, like a boss, I added an inflection to the word staccato) diatribes in reaction to such a sentence, Grammar Ninjas like myself simply find that … Continue reading Your Friendly Grammar Ninja, Lesson 2: Homophones