Sacrament: Baptism

Baptism reveals identity. It manifests to whom I belong (Jesus!) and rejoices in what he did and does in my life. I proclaim I have died to sin and live to walk in newness of life, to bear fruit for God (Romans 7:4, NASB).

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Write Right Hides from the Big, Bad Wolf

Write Right Hides from the Big, Bad Wolf

How to Be a Better Writer: Hunt the Lion

How to Be a Better Writer: Hunt the LionYou enter the savannah without any water or food. Next mistake: crashing through some brush and trampling a twig.

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Sacrament: Communion

With this hand lettering exercise, I wanted to recall how rich the sacrament of communion is. It’s easy to forget; I’ve grown up in the church and been a believer for a long time. Because of that, I need to be reminded of the complexity and beauty of communion.

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Art as Meditation

Art as Meditation -- Write RightOne of my Leadership Development coaches last year exhorted encouraged me to dig into the Bible, to sit with a small passage of text and meditate on it and it alone. She knew and knows how my brain works; it makes connections to everything I’m reading. By the time I finish with a chapter in Romans, I have cross-references to Psalms, Galatians, Hebrews, 1 Peter, and possibly some book I’ve read.

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Worship is Life

“We all worship something. Every day we wake up and choose to give praise, adoration, and attention to the thing we care most about. It’s what we’re designed to do.” — Pure Worship Conference 2016

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Adopting the Austin Stone Worship Manifesto

Adopting the Austin Stone Worship Manifesto -- Write RightI love The Austin Stone. Talk with me for a while, and my church will come up as a subject. I love how they want people to mature and become strong in the faith.

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Destiny Awaits Write Right

Destiny Awaits Write RightMy youngest brother thought Write Right should become a Destiny character in advance of the September 20 release. He then added, “She should be a warlock. Oh, and give her Gjallarhorn.”

Drawing challenge accepted.

When Fixing the Grammar Doesn’t Cut It

 

When Fixing the Grammar Doesn't Cut It -- Write RightGood writing requires good grammar. However, it first demands a sound structure. To address the grammar without reinforcing or rebuilding the structure is not the sign of a good writer or writing. It defines the lazy writer, fiction or nonfiction, personal or business, or one yet unaccustomed to the realities of the writing life.

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Overwhelmed by the Biggest Thing

Overwhelmed by the Biggest Thing -- Write RightBeing an entrepreneur entails details: projects, reports, networking events, speaking gigs, invoices, et cetera, et cetera. It’s a lot of details, so many that my mind struggles to wrap around them. If I’m not careful, they overwhelm and consume me. I begin to worry. The panic rises, and I work and work and work some more.

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