• Mar. 14th, 2013 Best Books for Baby Showers and Newborns

    If you’ve followed Out of the Boat for any length of time, you know that I have a serious addiction…to books! It began when I was quite young, was encouraged by my family, and as an adult, I’ve never attempted to get over it. It gets me in trouble occasionally…say when I stay up until [ read more ]

  • Mar. 12th, 2013 Are We Taking the “RunPee” Approach to the Bible?

    How many times have you been sitting in a theater—jumbo Coke and large popcorn forgotten—trying to concentrate on the movie while another part of your brain is analyzing each scene for an opportunity make a mad dash to the restroom.   Well, there’s an app for that. It’s called RunPee and it can make your movie [ read more ]

  • Mar. 7th, 2013 Write Undaunted!

    Every now and then I come to a place where I need to step away from books about writing and spend some time with books about living. The crazy thing is that once I owned up to the fact that “I AM A WRITER” I found that just about everything I read has a writing [ read more ]

  • Mar. 5th, 2013 When God Doesn’t Clear the Obstacles

    One of my favorite things about reading through the Bible is finding verses that I’ve never noticed before. A few weeks ago, I found a little nugget tucked away in Exodus. The Israelites are camped out at Mt. Sinai and God is promising them that when they go into Canaan, they will be victorious. There’s [ read more ]

  • Mar. 4th, 2013 Currents :: 03-03-13

    Books: Recently read Desperate by Sarah Mae and Sally Clarkson and Undaunted by Christine Caine . Both were excellent and I highly recommend them. Stay tuned for my reviews. Writing: Thinking about entering my first 1500 words in  the Frasier contest . Terrified. Scripture: Our church is going through a Bible reading program called Eat This Book . ( You can read about it here ). Each day we read 2-4 chapters and [ read more ]