When Ruins Sing...

Where my faith and creativity collide! A freedom freelancer, prayerful painter and clarion for Christ.

When the Music Ends…

  I have the blessing of being part of a journaling group at a local middle school.  Below is our writing prompt for this week and my poetic response:) When the music ends… ~by Katie Wilson   Where does your mind go when the music ends? Does your heart sink? Do you want it to […]

If Christ Is All That Matters…

Colossians 3 is rich. Take a minute to mull over the Message translation of verses 1-11 here. Colossians 3 (MSG) He Is Your Life 3 1-2 So if you’re serious about living this new resurrection life with Christ, act like it. Pursue the things over which Christ presides. Don’t shuffle along, eyes to the ground, absorbed with the […]

Being a Wife

I met a wonderful new friend this summer at She Speaks , a writer’s conference in Concord, N.C. Amanda Davison, The Wife Coach, is a beautiful writer with a heart for Jesus. She is passionate about investing in the art of marriage. Please check out her website and Facebook page for the original article and Facebook Live interview […]

Another really great podcast: Sisterhood with Alex Seeley

  Click here to listen: https://hillsong.com/south-africa/podcast/2017/09/sisterhood-with-alex-seeley/#.WdfPn0yZOu4

Great podcast! The Glorious in the Mundane

  Click here to listen: https://christynockels.com/ep-27-his-banner-over-me/

An Invitation You Will Never Regret Accepting

Have you ever felt overlooked, not picked, alone or not wanted?  I pray you hear this today. Jesus is choosing you! Your name is etched into His palm. You belong and you are picked. You are not over looked but delighted over. You are wanted, so much so that the highest price has already been paid […]

GENTalks is now: And Then There’s That…A Multigenerational Conversation

Click here for episode in iTunes Season 2 of GENTalks kicks off with a new Title: And Then There’s That…A Multigenerational Conversation   Kaitlin and Katie are back for the first time since Kaitlin got married. She is now Kaitlin Chappell Rogers. This is also the first episode since they returned from their adventure to […]

The “Why Me” Behind Meaningful Apologies

**This is the last post in “The Story behind the poem – Meaningful Apologies” series.  Scroll past the poem if you have read it already, and pick up with – My “Why ME.” _______________________________________________________________________ **If you haven’t already read my post, “To Anyone Who Has Ever Been Hurt by a White Person” you can click […]

The “Why Now” Behind Meaningful Apologies

Photo by “My Life Through A Lens” on Unsplash   **If you haven’t already read my post, “To Anyone Who Has Ever Been Hurt by a White Person” you can click the link below. To Anyone Who Has Ever Been Hurt By A White Person **I am including the poem at the beginning of each […]

The “Why” Behind Meaningful Apologies

 Photo by Ken Treloar on Unsplash **If you haven’t already read my post, “To Anyone Who Has Ever Been Hurt by a White Person” you can click the link below. To Anyone Who Has Ever Been Hurt By A White Person **I am including the poem at the beginning of each post in this series […]