Dangerous, Daring Grace

I had a strange bunch of memories that struck me a few days ago. Not anything I’ve thought of in a long time, and they’re from different times in my life. I’ve been wondering why those came up and I finally came to the conclusion that I should share them, and my thoughts about them, Read More …

A Homeless Christ

When we think of the Risen Christ, we think of victory and glory.  Easter is full of sunshine, flowers, happy songs.  Even the dandelions are celebratory!  Not to mention the big family dinner.   But there are some for whom Easter is a difficult time.  You may see them on the street … or in Read More …

Crowns of Victory

The church I was a member of in East Tennessee does Palm Sunday up right: During the service, each person is given a palm frond.  We march around the sanctuary singing the chorus to Palms of Victory, Crowns of Glory, waving our palm branches.  Not the way it’s sung by Gospel singers, slow and sedately.  No, when Read More …

My (Kind of Strange) Addiction

Hi, I’m Alyce-Kay, and I’m a sermoholic.  In this post, I’m going to explain my addiction, then in a future post, I’ll tell how you can cultivate this addiction and some ways you can use it to your benefit.   To understand this addiction, I need to tell you a few stories.  You know how Read More …

Stomping on Our Own Eyeballs

For ten years, I went to the seminars.  They were popular among conservative Christians, filling up the Oakland Coliseum for a week every year.  I learned some good things there, such as looking for the root of a problem and not just taking care of the symptoms.  But I also learned to judge others, allow abuse Read More …

Seeing Into the Future

You may not realize it, but part of writing a series of novels is thinking ahead to what is going to happen five or ten novels down the road.  Foreshadowing is setting events in motion which may not seem to have anything to do with the story in novel two, but are absolutely crucial to Read More …