Inspirational Post: The Remedy for Discouragement

Photo by Rod Long (Unsplash) The Remedy for Discouragement by Nicole Byrum It’s a Wonderful Life is a classic Christmas movie loved by many for the last seven decades. I hadn’t seen it for quite some time and enjoyed watching it with my family this past holiday season. It was the first viewing for both … Continue reading Inspirational Post: The Remedy for Discouragement

Share What Your Maker Gave You

Things at the Lost Pen Magazine are developing! Work on Issue 3 will soon begin, new collaborations are afoot (stay tuned for announcements in the next few weeks), and the Spotlight Blog is now OPEN TO SUBMISSIONS! Christian Creatives have a purpose to fulfill, and if you are a writer, yours is connected to your … Continue reading Share What Your Maker Gave You

Sand in Your Shoes, by Lela Markham

Does your faith make you uncomfortable? It should. Jesus wasn’t comfortable. He struggled with temptation, He was cold, hungry and tired, sometimes He was frustrated enough to toss usurpers out of His Father’s house by violent means. He risked censor by correcting the churchy, judgey people of His day in public settings. They tried to … Continue reading Sand in Your Shoes, by Lela Markham

A Writer’s Idol: Meditations on Isaiah 46

Introduction & A Word of Grace The forty-sixth chapter of Isaiah is all about false gods and idols. But before we dig in, I feel it’s important to extend a word of grace. This devotion wasn’t born from a “do it right, no excuses” mentality, but from my own desperate struggles in creating. You see, … Continue reading A Writer’s Idol: Meditations on Isaiah 46

CONTENTED or COMPLACENT? 

CONTENTED or COMPLACENT? by Mary Akinwa  Dear One, it’s good to have you with us today. Before I share what’s on my heart, I want to take time to appreciate you, yes YOU, for being a part of this story. Thank you.  Today’s take is on contentment and complacence. My desire is that by the time … Continue reading CONTENTED or COMPLACENT?