Big dreams start with small steps. I believe big things are coming in this new year. God has already done miracles in my marriage, family and business, and I believe he’s calling us to trust him for even more than we can hope for or imagine. (Eph. 3:20) We have to think bigger. Recently, in … More Dream Big
I had my first book selling event this week. It came about unexpectedly and plunged me into the next step on my writing journey. A step I’ve longed for, thought about and feared for years. Now, in hindsight, it seems foolish to have dreaded (with excited anticipation) my first book event. I’m not one of … More Everything is a Journey
This week’s post is featuring author, Sara Jane Jacobs, and her new book, Season of Hope. The Bible has a lot to say about hope. Our hope is in Jesus. When we hope in him, we won’t be disappointed. God gives us hope and has a future hope for us. When our character is built … More Are You in a Season of Hope?
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
Recently I had the privilege of interviewing John Mark Miller, a musician and writer who leads worship at First Baptist Church of Sunset, Texas. John Mark inspires and encourages other Christian artists with his blog and has recently been showcasing various artists. I was blessed to be on his list. What I admire most about … More John Mark Miller: The Real Deal
In the distance, fireworks staccato an overture to 2015. As this year comes to a close, I’m reflecting on all the difficulties, the challenges and the blessings of the previous year. Through it all, the good, the bad and the ugly, God has been faithful to heal, discipline, restore and redeem. Nothing is wasted with … More Farewell 2014
I recently marked my third year anniversary of blogging. Originally I began blogging to build a platform as recommended by agents and publishers in order to help facilitate an audience for the book I had been writing. And yes, I published the book, finished another and have more in progress. But the best part of … More More Than Words on a Page
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
Want a unique gift for the mothers in your life? This little gem has it all! I laughed, cried and found myself nodding along with this delightful collection of anecdotes, advice, and famous quotes from and about mothers. Throw in a dozen easy recipes and a colorful, creative background and you have the makings of … More Delightful Read – Great Gift!
The week has been a challenging one I’ve been through the proof of my book and found so many issues! Typos, formatting and some very bad writing. Naturally, I wanted to perfect as much as possible for my readers, and also for my Lord. I endeavor to work with all my heart for him, giving … More WHAT I LEARNED FROM WORD