Meeting Deadlines

Meeting Deadlines

Sometimes I think I write better when I am facing a deadline. When Whitaker House told me they had agreed to my latest idea, a book on Lydia, they had to give me a shorter time to write in order to fit it into their schedule. Back in October it didn’t seem like a...
My Fisherman

My Fisherman

Putting on the whole armor of God each day can give us wisdom in situations we come across each day.  A couple of weeks ago I was taking a nap when I was awakened by a sound, a groan.  I went into the living room to find my husband on the floor between the coffee...
Another Book

Another Book

At my age, you’d think I’d rest on the laurels of the books I’ve already written, yet here I am with another deadline and deep in research. Writing is a joy and an occupation not confined to an age group. To see the words spring into being on the pages and trusting...
A Good Lesson

A Good Lesson

In the Gospel of Matthew, Jesus said, “ Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your gift at the altar. First go and be reconciled to them, then come and offer your gift.” I...

The Story in the Stars

The Story in the Stars By Diana Wallis Taylor    12/16 The heaven’s declare the glory of God For it’s written in the Word. God showed the redemption story, Before ever voice was heard. In the constellation VIRGO We are shown the promised seed. A virgin shall conceive...

Reflections as a Writer, part 5

My college sojourn lasted only a year and a half.  By that time I was given a new respect and love for the Scriptures.  God’s Word was imbedded in my heart and a hunger was birthed to know His Word deeply and intimately. I had learned what God sought to teach me, to...