Saying Goodbye


I finished my first novel yesterday. I confess I cried. Yes, near the end it brought tears both for the characters and me. Finishing a project is like wondering what to do on the day after Christmas. Content, but sad. Joyful, but empty. The idea for this story began thirty plus years ago. Yet it … More Saying Goodbye

Why Do You Write?


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?

Failing to Grow


A few weeks ago, I had a wonderful conversation with my eldest son. During the course of our discussion, he made two comments in relation to life and career: If you are unwilling to experience discomfort, you will not experience success. and It’s okay if I keep failing as a result of trying to grow. … More Failing to Grow