Marriage isn’t easy. I don’t want to burst any bubbles out there, but what begins as a miracle of seemingly chance encounters and that sudden knowing that this person is the one, takes some work to maintain. At the start, that person, who you swear you’ve always known somehow even though you’ve only just met, … More The Miracle of Us
The old rhyme says April showers brings May flowers. Here in Florida we had a few rain showers in April and even though our temperatures remain constant for most of the year, and seasons (other than for snowbirds) aren’t exactly delineated, spring is definitely in the air. Nearly every day while walking near our house, … More May Flowers?
God is a giver and so am I! I’m excited to be giving away two (2) three book sets to two people who love to read. Included are The Miracle of Us: Confessions of an Online Dater, Voices of the Past and my new release Rachel’s Son. For four days, you’ll have the opportunity to … More Three Book Giveaway
On Thursday, a fellow author featured my book on her blog. Thank you to Toni Shiloh! I appreciate how she promotes new authors. I hope you’ll check out her blog and books too. You can read the post here. If you comment, you’ll be entered to win a free copy of the book! What I … More Remember The Miracles of the Past
My heart held a weakness for being led astray by entertaining suitors who flirted and made me feel desirable.” from The Miracle of Us: Confessions of an Online Dater Can you relate? When we seek relationships, we want to be careful about motives – other people’s as well as ours. Whether online or in person, … More Playing With Fire
Tricia Goyer, well known author of Mom’s Night Out , the novelization of the motion picture, and more than fifty other titles, has inspired me with her new First Chapter Fridays. Tricia has been sharing the first chapter of one of her books and offering a giveaway each Friday. Check out Tricia’s site and her … More First Chapter Fun
Faithful followers. I have a favor to ask of you… As we jump into 2017, I’m attempting to amp up my marketing. And believe me, I definitely need help there. Putting yourself out there is, well, not easy. So here’s the request. I wonder if those of you who have read any of my books … More I Need Your Help
I confess I don’t have time to write a blog post today. The truth is I am in the final pages of my first novel and all the good stuff is happening. Since I never know what my characters may do, especially in the heat of crisis, I’m afraid to leave them alone too long. … More What’s An Author to Do?
Yesterday, I opened an email from a follower of this blog and a reader of my new book, The Miracle of Us: Confessions of an Online Dater. My tears of joy could not be contained as I read how this person’s life was being challenged and changed by God. In part, as a result of … More Why Do You Write?
My daughter is studying the Civil War for history. As I’ve prepared her lessons, read books, directed her projects and watched Gone with the Wind and Shenandoah, I’ve been struck by the analogy to the current trend in publishing. Not to make light of the tragedy of our American Civil War, nor to imply that … More Does This Mean War?