Post archives for: Bigger on the Inside

Reaching towards the light
Hack and slash — for a better life?

A guest post from J. R. Blansett, editor and story collaborator extraordinaire. I got all active the day before yesterday and tackled my plants. With a knife. For real. Whacked some in half, whacked off the bottom third, ripped chunks of plants apart, then re-potted the little guys. They look good now. It’s been said […]

Friend of God

I love that God is so personal, so relational. When asked who He is, He tells Moses: “Say to the Israelites, ‘The Lord, the God of your fathers — the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob…’ This is my name forever, the name by which I am to be […]

Do You Self-Edit Reality?

Yes. Yes, you do. And so do I. We all look at life through filters. You’ve probably heard the phrase “rose-colored glasses” used to describe people who are looking at life optimistically. Well, not every filter is as innocent and positive as that. Sometimes, we filter reality in such a way that it gets distorted. […]

Web Publishing Advice from Teddi Deppner? Who’s She?

Sure, I understand. I feel the same way. There are a million million voices talking about online marketing and web publishing and e-publishing out there. Why listen to me? Street Creds I’ve been online for a long time. Had email back in the early ’90s. Made my own websites from scratch (learned HTML and such) […]

Interview with Atheist-turned-Christian Michael Minot

A few years ago, I came across this fascinating fellow who had the most interesting story. He was an atheist living a successful life as an attorney, enjoying the best things in life, when something happened that turned his world inside out. The shift in his thinking was so dramatic that he says, “It felt like I had been […]

Self-Publishing: Where I am, Where I’m Going

Santa Cruz, California. I was at a family vacation and something of a personal writing retreat when I came across Kristen Lamb’s article, “Five Mistakes Killing Self-Published Authors.” An excellent article and a good checklist for those considering or in the process of self-publishing. Her post got me thinking about where I’m at. In the […]