Happy Thanksgiving: Are You Content?

thankfulness-creates-gratitude-which-generates-contentment-that-causes-peace-todd-stockerRemember the essence of Thankfulness:
WLC Question 146: Which is the tenth commandment?
Answer: The tenth commandment is, Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbor’s.

Question 147: What are the duties required in the tenth commandment?
Answer: The duties required in the tenth commandment are, such a FULL CONTENTMENT WITH OUR OWN CONDITION, and such a charitable frame of the whole soul toward our neighbor, as that all our inward motions and affections touching him, tend unto, and further all that good which is his.

from Westminster Larger Catechism

Adventure and Magic and a Trunk!

I just came across this book, and I think it will prove to be a fantastic story. Take a look and let me know what you think. I've just started reading it. It kind of has the mood of Trunk of Scrolls. But with magic and (?) dwarves! It's FREE today, Dec 7. Maybe it...

Recommended Reading December 2020

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The Pogland Countdown

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The Precious Purpose and Plan of God (Purple)

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Jesus Washes The Disciples’ Feet

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Market, Money, Time and Faith Porn Fiction

I am in the process of writing a very fun sci-fi suspense trilogy. I call it Pogland. Fun and challenging and time-consuming (which is why I've been off of social media).  If you know me, you know I have some strong views on the role theology needs to play in fiction....

Bible Quotes for Writers

Purpose for Writing: The Glory of God The heavens are telling of the glory of God;And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands.Day to day pours forth speech,And night to night reveals knowledge.There is no speech, nor are there words;Their voice is not...

Hoping for Better Things

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Heartache, Broken People

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