Author Archives: Kristin

What’s the advantage to valley moments?

Whenever life gets rough, I try to focus on the lesson God has for me in that moment.  Sometimes, things are so uncomfortable, you have to change life, but what happens when you’re stuck for a time and God has … Continue reading

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Managing Master Manipulators

Sadly, the church has its share of manipulative people.  I’m reading the book “Under the Banner of Heaven” which is about a religious “Mormon” sociopath who killed his baby niece, his sister-in-law and his brother under the guise that he … Continue reading

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Consider it Pure Joy…

There seems to be a theory that authors — especially big-name authors — are blessed beyond measure and often the subject of envy.  I think this could be true for anyone who is successful in their field.  The truth is … Continue reading

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The Power of Fiction by Kristin Billerbeck

Yesterday, on a writers’ loop, we discussed the first “real” novel that we ever connected with while in our youth.  Something beyond Dr. Suess. It’s a great question and one that can tell you so much about a person.  What … Continue reading

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“Look for the helpers.”

Mr. Rogers used to say that in the face of tragedy and scary times.  Look for the helpers. I know life is tough out there, but as Christians, we really should look for the helpers.  The lessons for us and … Continue reading

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When Hope has a Hole in it.

We all go through valleys in life.  The rain falls on the just and the unjust after all.  We don’t get out of this life unscathed, but hopefully, we grow in the process.    I don’t know if any of … Continue reading

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It’s Loving to be Truthful…

This weekend, I went to my son’s new church and I was so pleased that they are not deniers of the truth.  Sometimes, the Bible shares some tough truths and there are a lot of Christians who feel that it’s … Continue reading

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