The Glorious Muddle
glimpses of grace in the messiness of life

September 17, 2020

Decision-Making: Pressure or Peace?

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Sometimes I think I must be nuts. One book is about to be released, another one is attracting the interest of several publishing companies, and I’m starting to submit a third book. Any one  would be stressful; I’m juggling three at the same time. I long for the day all three are published and the stress is behind me.

So why in the world did I walk away from something that might have relieved some pressure? (more…)

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August 31, 2020

The Muddle of Words

I have to warn you. You are about to read a blog about nothing. You see, I have a book coming out in just over two months, so I really should start writing blogs more frequently. This post is about what’s on my mind this morning. You’ll see that I’m not very deep.

But I do have a whole zoo of pet peeves. One of the biggies is overused words that should be retired. (more…)


August 11, 2020

2020: The Year of Clearer Vision?

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New Year’s Day 2020 dawned full of optimism. I hoped for a year of perfect vision to go along with the new number, but I guess that usually comes in hindsight. Two months after the year began, my vision became muddy, clouded over like cataracts. (more…)


July 31, 2020

Judging a Book by its Cover

Announcing the imminent arrival of my baby and revealing my new cover . . .

The cover of a book is crucial to the success of that book. And I couldn’t be happier with the one designed for One Degree of Freedom! (more…)

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July 10, 2020

What’s it mean to be a Christian Writer?

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Now that I have a new book coming out (and my last one was a memoir of a missionary’s life), I have found that many people assume this new one will be a Christian book. If that is what you expect, you may be disappointed. (more…)

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