Martha by Jami Amerine

Consider This: Martha of Bethany

Consider This: Martha of Bethany Special Guest Author Katie M. Reid  She busies herself with the task at hand, soaking strips of cloth in the water basin. Martha’s hands and mind swirl like a tornado as she works to drown her fears. She hurries to finish, so her sister can reapply the fresh clothes to their ailing brother’s forehead. Where is He?  They sent for Jesus days ago, alerting Him to Lazarus’ grave condition. But He has not yet arrived.  …

Rahab by Jami Amerine

Consider This: Rahab of Jerricho

Consider This: Rahab of Jerricho She hadn’t been able to sleep. So she decided to tinker with some thread. This was mindless, yet fulfilling.  Her thoughts were jumbled with legend, and what she craved to be true. Rahab would have to be up and in the kitchen, in just a few hours  The house was entirely still. Well, she could hear her father’s familiar wheezing snore echoing from down the corridor.  She loved that sound. Although her mother and sisters …

Namaah by Jami Amerine

Consider This: Namaah, the Wife of Noah

Consider This: Namaah, the Wife of Noah Namaah woke with a startle. It took only seconds to reconnect with her dolorous existence. In a breath, the familiar companion of nausea ran circles around her. She would have vomited, again, but there was nothing left to purge. Her throat burned from the last episode. She squeezed her eyes shut, desperate to stabilize herself. With her eyes closed, her nose was forced to stimulate. The putrid stench of her atmosphere was magnified. …

Jubilee Road Podcast with Jami Amerine and Melissa Radke
Podcast

Intimacy: Infidelitly, Infertility, & Grief with Melissa Radke

Y’all. I am still so giddy from this conversation with Melissa Radke. Melissa Radke and I have quite a bit in common.  But it wasn’t until I listened to her bestselling book, Eat Cake and Be Brave, that I knew… I just had to have her on the podcast.  We both live in Texas and we both got hit by a big storm.  There were a few glitches, luckily just on my end.  Melissa is loud and clear and well, …

Daughters for Sale: Raising Our Girls Without a Price Tag

Daughters for Sale: Raising Our Girls Without a Price Tag The blow-ups between my husband and me about money are few and far between.  On Thursday we will celebrate our 27th wedding anniversary. I am happy to report that we are still in love.  Some days we are only in like with each other, other days we are ga-ga, like a sappy rom-com. However, today was not one of those days.  We had ourselves a little tiff, that turned into …

surrender

If You Were Loved this Much, What Could You Surrender?

If You Were Loved this Much, What Could You Surrender? I don’t contribute to criticism of other authors or their works or beliefs.  I used to, some, but now, I have my reasons.  For one thing, I don’t read a lot of non-fiction.  Especially when I am writing. One of my greatest fears when composing,is even the slightest inkling that I might take something from someone else’s heart and head, and somehow make it my own. I have sat with …