Author Archives: elainecreasman

About elainecreasman

I am a freelance writer and inspirational speaker. Since 1986 I have led the Suncoast Christian Writers Group.

Counting Every Blessing

My heart continues to ache over the ongoing, unwise—even life-threatening—choices of a loved one, who is battling mental health issues. The main gift as a writer, speaker, mental health worker, God has given to me is the gift of proclaiming … Continue reading

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Finding God’s Will Repost

Recently, I heard a song about finding God’s will that helped me through a difficult time years ago. Today I’m reposting a blog about the subject, which I first posted in 2013. This time I’ve put that song at the … Continue reading

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Rescuer

“Lord, rescue her,” I pray fervently lately for a loved one who seems determined to rebel against every authority in her life. The problem is she doesn’t want to be rescued. The image which came to mind yesterday was that … Continue reading

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When Tears Fall Repost

Not long ago, a friend whose husband died, unexpectantly and suddenly, told me she cried and cried over her loss. That made me think of a blog I wrote years ago—in July of 2013, where I wrote about crying in … Continue reading

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Breaking Up With Fear

When I think of freedom, I often come back to the subject of freedom from fear. Not long ago, I heard a song called “The Breakup Song,” where the singer belts out a tune about dealing with fear in her … Continue reading

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Letting Go of Cons

Recently I talked to a friend who feels hopeless about her marriage. During our conversation these words which expressed her frustration stood out to me: “I just can’t control what he’s doing.” I thought how often that has been a … Continue reading

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Too Blessed to Stay Depressed Repost

Lately I’ve battled depression. This came when I looked too long at the difficult circumstances in my life rather than on the beauty and wonder of the Lord. A few of the circumstances that kept my eyes too long are … Continue reading

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