I was excited to discover that January is National Hot Tea Month! Though my wife and I have recently developed a taste for good coffee, I’ve found solace in a good cup of tea since my early college years. It all started during my first teaching trip to Mainland China in the Summer of […]Read more "Celebrating Hot Tea Month – 5 Songs to Soothe Your Soul"
Merry Christmas! From Our Family to Yours…Read more "Wordless Wednesday – A Christmas Greeting"
“Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time.” Laura Ingalls Wilder A Word of Thanks from the Editor Dear Writing Companions, What a joy it has been to celebrate Christmas with each […]Read more "Christmas Memories Giveaway – Winners!"
The annual Christmas Giveaway here at The Artistic Christian is about to come to a close. Contestants must turn in their entries by midnight (CST) on Monday, December 15 to participate. What Do I Have To Do? It’s as simple as pumpkin pie! Just write down your favorite Christmas memory and share […]Read more "3 Days Left to Win This Free Book!"
Hearing familiar carols, seeing merry lights twinkling on every street, and smelling the indescribable aroma of fresh-baked cookies always sends my thoughts on a happy trip down Memory Lane. Of all the wonderful Christmas memories I’ve shared with my loved ones over the years, however, there is one that I’ll never forget. It […]Read more "My Warmest Christmas Memory"
As we waltz into the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, I think it’s time to celebrate – blogger style! As we gather with family and friends for Thanksgiving and Christmas, I’m sure we’ll relive old memories while making brand new ones that will last us a lifetime. What Is Your Favorite Christmas Memory? Share […]Read more "Christmas Memories Giveaway!"
I snapped the following photographs while touring the Wise County Heritage Museum in Decatur, Texas: And you thought your television was bad! I hate math enough already without having adding machines like this to make my head spin! Check out these old hair curlers! Not even Frankenstein should […]Read more "Wordless Wednesday – Blast from the Past!"
“But those who trust in the LORD will renew their strength; they will soar on wings like eagles.” Isaiah 40:31Read more "Wordless Wednesday – Soaring Heart"
The following story is being submitted as part of the Friday Fictioneers Contest, where writers are challenged to tell a complete story in 100 words. This week we were given the genre of Historical Fiction and the photo prompt below. As a musician, how could I pass this one up? Happy Friday, everyone! Fame […]Read more "Friday Fictioneers – “Fame”"
When we go to college, we fully expect to receive an education and learn the material in our textbooks. What we often find surprising, however, is how much our professors end up teaching us about life. This was the case for me on the fateful September 11, 2001 – when my English professor taught me […]Read more "9/11 – The Day I Grew Up"