A Toast ‘Em Pastries Flashback

February 21, 2017 “Hey, stay here and get the lunch meat. I’m gonna grab some chicken,” I said to my youngest then turned to walk away. “Do they have good chicken here?” she asked. Her question stopped me in my tracks. “I don’t know. If they don’t, I won’t get any.” Leaving her at the…

31 Women of the Bible – A Book Review

January 24, 2017 This month’s book review focuses on the B&H title: 31 Women of the Bible. 31 Women of the Bible provides short vignettes (one and a half pages) of information about each of the 31 women, and concludes with The Takeaway and Food For Thought (three questions). While the Food for Thought questions…

Seeing More than Skeins of Yarn

  January 17, 2017 Most people will never personally know this man or his work. A behind-the-scenes kind of guy (and yet somewhat of a low key Michigan and Internet phenomenon) he is not one to let neither his age nor his health keep him down or hold him back.1 In fact, in spite of…

A Christmas Favorite

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 ‘Tis the season for all things Christmas! Seasonal music, however, seems to ring out at my house even in the summer. Not by me but by my oldest. She loves Christmas music! I do too, but I typically save those tunes for the day after Thanksgiving through the day after Christmas.…

Abba’s Promise – Launch Week

It’s T minus a little less than 48 hours for the official release of CrossRiver’s newest anthology—Abba’s Promise—and I am thrilled to be one of the contributors. When I wrote my story, A Journey Through the Maze, I had no idea the new twists and turns life would take our family. Shortly after I submitted my…

Space Boots and Foot Pain

October 18, 2016   Perhaps I should title this post—stupidity breeds absurdity, or something else that signifies how stubbornness can be either a strength or a weakness. I truly believe that part of my DNA includes the stubborn gene. Because . . . I tend to forge ahead in many areas long after I should,…

Publishing News

I’m really excited to reveal the cover and a bit of information about an upcoming anthology for which I am a contributing author. Abba’s Promise: 33 Stories of God’s Pledge to Provide, edited by Debra L. Butterfield, releases in paperback, November 2016. A peek at the back cover: From our smallest to our biggest need……

On Faith

Today I want to share with you this quote that I came across as I read the book Chase the Lion – Jill ** photo is compliments of Pixabay.com