My four-year-old grandson had an exceptional week at preschool, so we celebrated with a sleepover at Grammie and Papa’s. Papa took him on an adventure in the golf cart and let Avery “drive” the secret path to the Catawba River. Then, they headed to the grocery store for ice cream sandwiches for dessert. Isn’t thatContinue reading “Child-like Faith: Anticipating the Presence of the Lord”
“It’s not the complexity or the volume of tasks that derails most people…it’s the consistency.”
I’m not a huge old film fan, but I recently watched a movie I would not have typically chosen for two particular reasons. It wasn’t because the title grabbed me. I don’t care for ghost stories, so the title of this movie was enough to make me easily pass over it. I’ve enjoyedContinue reading “The Ghost and Mrs. Muir—What made me watch this 1947 film with Gene Tierney and Rex Harrison”
My father knew Jesus so personally that I often wondered if he heard His voice. I also pondered if the words out of my dad’s mouth were straight from the Lord. My father didn’t joke, and you always knew the meaning of what he was saying. That’s not to say he wasn’t funny. He wasContinue reading “My earthly father loved me deeply. My Heavenly Father loves me deeper still.”
In A Deeper Love, you’ll meet a boat captain with cheesy jokes, a kind neighbor child who melts hearts, and a God who knows the future.
Friendship among authors is a blessing, but you rarely connect outside social media. Jennifer and Heidi met in person at the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writer’s Conference and realized they have much in common–Christ being the most significant commonality.
When I started this writing journey, I had one goal—to honor my commitment to the Lord to
spread the gospel. Writing became my platform to share my faith. To succeed, I only needed to
Each author goes about the writing process differently. Many spend weeks or months planning and laying out each chapter of the book they are drafting. Me? I have a solid idea of where the story needs to end up based on the spiritual theme of the book, but a general idea of how to getContinue reading “A behind-the-scenes look at my writing means a glimpse into my life.”
When I was little, serving God seemed daunting and, to be quite honest, difficult. So, how is it that I wake every morning and get to glorify my Lord and Savior with my words? I never expected God would bless my faithfulness. To understand those words, you need to know I struggled through High School,Continue reading “Being an author can be a lonely business unless you surround yourself with like-minded ministry partners.”
I’ve been burning the candle at both ends since early 2023. The most significant stressor is we moved from our home of twenty-two years and downsized considerably. All kinds of stress come with moving beyond the physical exertion it takes. At the end of July, my body decided it had endured enough and madeContinue reading “An Unexpected Rest: If I desire to live a life of wellness, I must be willing to do whatever is needed to get and stay well.”