That is enough…

  Happy Thanksgiving everyone! During the thanksgiving season I sometimes feel silly listing all the “things” I’m thankful for. Expressing gratitude for your gifts, blessings and successes is important. (So if you are doing this, keep doing it. I’m in no way trying to discourage you.) But I was thinking about the many people who … More That is enough…

More Love to Give

  I hardly know Anna. We’ve never met in person. She is a friend of a friend that I haven’t seen in years. We met through Facebook email when I messaged her to talk about adoption. All I know really is that she has adopted children and she is quirky and positive in her Facebook … More More Love to Give

Words Change Us

I had a conversation with someone the other day who was adamant that reading books doesn’t help you in life. His argument was that he knew a lot of people who did a ton of reading but never did anything. Naturally, I wanted to reach through the phone and give him a slap. He could … More Words Change Us

Look Above

The Lord never fails to give his peace and love. If we just shift our focus upward we will see the future prosperous plans He has for us. I tried an intriguing exercise in a book I read years ago. Unfortunately, I cannot remember what the book is called. But the exercise went like this: … More Look Above

Raining Words

  Have you ever made it through an entire day without complaining once? I can’t say that I have because most of the time I’m either too hot or too cold. The current novel I am working on explores this theme. As a result I have realized that a day full of nothing but positive … More Raining Words

Most Excellent News

  I have some EXCITING news!!! God is awesome in that he gave me a husband who says things like, “Stop cleaning the house and write,” and “I don’t want you to have to work a full time job so you have time to write.” As a result of this incredible support you are reading … More Most Excellent News

Start on Top!

  Let us start the new year on top of the mountain! Each day is filled with new mercies and forgiveness.  You have within you all the creativity and intellect to start strong. Strap on your Velcro shoes, wrap yourself in your snow coat and beanie, look towards the horizon and walk forward. Each grace-filled … More Start on Top!