The Value of Pets

I wrote this when I lost a very special pet a few years ago.

Pets can form special bonds with us. Their bonds add so much to our lives. If you have a special pet, enjoy the relationship.

Read the article here.

I would love to hear about your special pet. Just leave me a comment.

 

My Thoughts on Charles Stanley’s Standing Strong

A few days ago, over on The Write Conversation, I wrote about Charles Stanley’s new book, Standing Strong. In it, he writes about how our convictions help us when we face adversity.

The Bible makes it clear that just because we trust in Jesus, doesn’t mean that everything will go smoothly. To the contrary, God uses adversity to teach us about Him.

Click here to head over to The Write Conversation to read more about my thoughts on his really fine and helpful book.

Learning From Feedback, or Why you should grow a tougher skin

Getting feedback on your work.

Recently I had a post on The Write Conversation about getting feedback as a writer. Hearing criticism is rarely fun, even when the person is correct and the feedback is helpful. It’s hard to look past the slap in the face.

But we learn by receiving criticism, especially good criticism from people who know what they are talking about. In my post I gave four places to go to get feedback on your writing.

You can read the post here.

If you find this helpful, or have anything to add, please leave me a comment. And as always, thanks for reading.