Finding Flow 2/12/2021

by: Staci Stallings For the past couple of years I’ve been intensely interested in the concept of flow or flow state. Some call it optimal performance state. Basically, it’s when you go from System 2 thinking (consciously thinking about something) to System 1 thinking (automatic thinking or subconscious thinking). A good way of […]

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CrossReads Book Spotlight: One Year Bible Reading Plan and Journal

Send to Kindle CrossReads Book Spotlight One Year Bible Reading Plan and Journal A 6 Day Per Week Bible Reading Plan and Journal Designed To Read The Bible in One Year by Sterling Edwards The purpose of this ONE YEAR READING PLAN and is to provide a 365 day journal that serves a resource to […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: Love’s Inner Journey & To Ever Keep My Heart

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes Love’s Inner Journey by Peggy McGee Hannah Jensen, who was called homely Hannah as a child and negatively compared to her beautiful and popular older sister, was in dire need of a transformation. After her only relationship ended in a cruel way, she decided to reinvent herself. Finishing her […]

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What’s The Best Way To Seek Forgiveness Of Sin? 2/9/2021

by Robin Mackinley In 2 Chronicles the temple of the Lord was completed. During its dedication, Solomon prayed for the forgiveness of the nation of Israel. God told him how to get answers to those requests. What He said is also the best way to seek forgiveness of sin for us as well. May you hear […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: The Jonquil Festival … or Not 2/8/2021

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene The Jonquil Festival, a nearby yearly event, won’t happen this  year. They have decided to cancel it again. So much cancelling going on all around the country that it’s quite sad. If you’re from this area you know something about this festival. While the event is being canceled there’s […]

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A Time to Write, A Time to Put the Pen Down

by Staci Stallings As I get older (just turned 51 last Friday), one thing I’ve come to realize is that there really are seasons in life. Looking back, I see there were seasons of growing up, falling in love, going to school, getting married, having kids, having little kids, having bigger kids, their […]

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CrossReads Book Spotlight To Forgive, Divine: A Novel

Send to Kindle CrossReads Book Spotlight To Forgive, Divine: A Novel by Melissa Lea Leedom Bonnie Callaway: Since the accident that killed her husband two years ago, Bonnie’s had no room in her heart for new love. She certainly didn’t plan to fall for her also-widowed pastor! Jeff Wells can’t wait to see Bonnie again. […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: Aimee Cupid & Romance Under Wraps

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes Aimee Cupid (Angel Tweet Series Book 1) by Peggy McGee Preview a heartwarming Valentine story and then send it as a Kindle “tweet” for only $.99 to someone special! This book is designed for the person who wishes to make a difference in other people’s lives by giving them […]

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The Point is … What In the World Are You Talking About? 2/2/2021

by James Collins “And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come.” Matthew 24:14 The frying pan was held high in her right hand as she talked to me. My wife, Amanda, usually holds something in her hand […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: How We Treat the Least of These

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates The way people treat children is extremely important to Jesus. There are many teachings he gave on this. In Matthew 18, Jesus addresses the influencers, be they parents or teachers. He says, 6 “… whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would […]

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