Jacob or Jonah?

Am I a Jacob or a Jonah? Sometimes I wonder. Jacob wrestled with God, saying, "I will not let you go unless you bless me" (Genesis 32:26). But Jonah fled from the presence of the Lord (Jonah 1:3). One stood still and grasped God, while the other fled from him. But both were not taking … Continue reading Jacob or Jonah?

Paralysis prescription

All month I’ve struggled to write words in my newest NaNo novel. I often fight what I call “paralysis,” when I simply cannot seem to write. It seems far more serious than mere writer’s block because it extends beyond the inability to write and freezes my thinking. During these times of paralysis, I find it … Continue reading Paralysis prescription