"The Day After Christmas" The Good News Paper, Gold Hill, OR 1992

"Flames of Fire" This Christian Life March 2002

          Spirit Led Woman Online March 1999
          Friends Because of Him March 2002
          This Christian Life March 2002
 March 2002 Awarded 2nd place in 2002 writing contest.
          Messages of Hope March 2002
          The Bible Today March - June 2006
          Live April 12, 2009

"Faithful to Forgive" This Christian Life, May 2002

"Eternal Love" This Christian Life, July 2002

"Learning About Love" This Christian Life, August 2002

"A Day at the Spa -- at Home" Simple Joy, September 2002

"Our Refuge and Strength" This Christian Life, September 2002

"Steps of Faith" This Christian Life, October 2002

"Reminders from Christmas Memories" This Christian Life, December 2002
                   Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church newsletter, Lexington, SC, December 2003

"Resolutions vs Goals" Simple Joy January 2003
                                         Write To Inspire January 2004

"Manna" This Christian Life January 2003
                  Chattels of the Heart Summer 2003
                  The Gem January 25, 2004
                  The Lutheran Digest Fall 2004
                  Live July 26, 2009

"Organizing a Home Office" Simple Joy March 2003

"Affordable Scent-sations" Simple Joy April 2003

"Arisen" The Gem Easter issue 2003
                The Inside Passage March 21, 2008

"Don't Wait To Write" Busy Freelancer May 2003

"The Star Master" The Gem May 4, 2003
                                 The Lutheran Journal Vol. 74, No. 1

"A Writer's Prayer" Cross & Quill September/October 2003
                                   Wordsmith Shoppe January 6, 2004

Writing Rainbows! devotional Cross & Quill September/October 2003

"Purified by Fire" The Secret Place Winter 2003

"I Appreciate You Because . . . " Discipleship Journal November/December 2003

"Our Refuge" Penned from the Heart Vol. X 2003

"Mama Taught Me" Chattels of the Heart Winter 2003-2004

"It Happened at Mount Hermon
  Christian Writers Conference"
Cross & Quill January/February 2004

"Words" Cross & Quill January/February 2004

Devotions for the month of February 2004 Progress magazine (Stonecroft)

"Sending You Off" and
"My Well-Dressed Daughter" Dear Daughter by Jan Coleman (Readers Digest 2003)

"The Lord's Easy Yoke" winner in Christian Essay Contest, VisionPage January 2004

"Wedding Vows" For Better, For Worse by Marlene Bagnull (Christian Publications January 2004)
Visit Marlene's website, Write His Answer, at

"Faith -- the Essence of Christianity" was awarded an Honorable Mention in the 2002 Obadiah Press Writing Contest. This essay was included in the anthology, Living by Faith (Obadiah Press 2004). Visit the Obadiah Press website at

"What Can I Do? 20 Ways We All Can Serve in Church" In Touch, October 2004

"He Holds Our Future" Seek October 10, 2004

"God Is Our Strength" The Secret Place Winter 2004-2005

"Supplied for Learning" The Lutheran Journal Vol. 74 No. 2
                                           The Verb Vol. 3, Issue 5

Devotions for the month of March 2005 In His Presence (Stonecroft)

"One in Christ" The Secret Place Spring 2005

"Wood, Hay, and Stubble" In Plain Sight March 2005

"Learning to Love Unconditionally" Women Alive! March/April 2005

"Got Trials?" The Upper Room July-August 2005

"True Bible Study" The Secret Place Summer 2005

"Don't Wait! Write!" Cross & Quill May/June 2005

"Bible Study Access" Discipleship Journal July/August 2005

"The Sacrifice of Praise" A Word Fitly Spoken September 2005

"A Helpless Baby" The Secret Place Winter 2005

"Unto the Lord" Penned from the Heart Vol. XII 2005

"God Is Our Strength" Penned from the Heart Vol. XII 2005

"Still Fruitful" The Secret Place Spring 2006

"I Learned Enough!" The Secret Place Spring 2006

"Spring Cleaning" The Secret Place Spring 2006

"Praying by the (note)book" Discipleship Journal March/April 2006

"Keep 'Devotion' in Your Devotionals" Cross & Quill May/June 2006

"Grandma's White Supper" The Verb December 2006

"Having Church at Home" In Touch August 2006

"The Quilt of Life" The Lutheran Message February 2007

"My Mother Taught Me" Maryland Women of Worship
Mother's Day 2007 Special Edition Devotional Guide

"Ferry to Alaska" Fellowship Link Spring 2007

"Interview Blues" Christian Communicator June 2007

"Closing the Generation Gap" Discipleship Journal September/October 2007

"A Lesson in Wisdom" The Kids' Ark VOL. 1 - Issue 12

"Mid-Life Crisis?" The Upper Room September/October 2007

"Randy's Victory" The Kids' Ark VOL. 1 - Issue 13

"A Clean Trough" The Secret Place Winter 2007

"Rejoice in the Day" The Upper Room January/February 2008

"Gentleness" The Secret Place Spring 2008

"Patient Perseverance" The Secret Place Spring 2008

"Arisen" The Inside Passage March 21, 2008

"Clean on the Outside" The Upper Room July/August 2008

"The Cross of Christmas" The Inside Passage December 19, 2008

"Risen" Live April 12, 2009

"There's No Such Word as Can't" Live May 3, 2009

"Manna" Live July 26, 2009

"A Winter Meditation" The Inside Passage January 4, 2010

"Learning About Love" The Vision March 7, 2010 and
The Fellowship Link Spring 2010