The Lost Pen Magazine Preps for Issue 3: You Can Help

Hey everyone! I hope you are all safe and healthy as we wait out this unprecedented quarantine. Things are tough and uncertain, but it's in these moments that we must remain strong in the Lord and trust in His provision and care. In the meantime, I am moving forward. The end of March is approaching, … Continue reading The Lost Pen Magazine Preps for Issue 3: You Can Help

In God We Trust—But Do We Really? Learning to Let God Handle Our Busyn – Armor Of God Coffee

If you're a goal-driven person struggling with anxiety, stress, busyness, and learning to trust God, this post may be just what you need... Thanks to Armor of God Coffee for publishing this devotional on their blog. https://www.armorofgodcoffee.com/blogs/armor-up/in-god-we-trust-but-do-we-really-learning-to-let-god-handle-our-busyness

The Naked Beauty of Winter Trees: When Words Won’t Come

Here in Durban, South Africa, we don’t really have a winter. Temperatures drop no lower than 9 or 10 degrees Celsius (48 or so Fahrenheit) and the trees, many of which are tropical succulents, remain green all year round.  In contrast, when visiting the UK over Christmas at the end of last year, where temperatures … Continue reading The Naked Beauty of Winter Trees: When Words Won’t Come

In God We Trust—But Do We Really?

The past year has been a whirlwind of activity: completing my adult fantasy trilogy last March and launching the Christian Creative Nexus, Focus Writing Services, and the Lost Pen Magazine were big undertakings that involved a myriad of smaller tasks and crazy amounts of organization. There were times I was so busy that I struggled … Continue reading In God We Trust—But Do We Really?

Strength in Trying Times

Strength in Trying Times by Shaleen Originally posted Friday, October 19, 2018 following hurricane Michael   Psalm 55:22: Cast thy burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.   As Christians, we know and understand that we'll go through trials in life. We also know … Continue reading Strength in Trying Times