The Glorious Muddle
glimpses of grace in the messiness of life

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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June 15, 2020

Significance of the Right Name

My novel now has a name! Instead of a gender reveal, this post will be a name reveal. (more…)


April 27, 2020

Quarantining: who are you with?

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Have you read the interesting statistics coming from China post-lockdown? Many people expected a baby boom after the quarantine; instead, they have a divorce boom. Before I read that, I’ve been thinking a lot about who people are forced to spend their time in seclusion with. The bottom line is: Do you like the person you’re isolated with? (more…)

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April 8, 2020

Heartache and Hope

We are in the middle of the most difficult week to date. With the coronavirus, officials predict this week we will have more heartache, yet at the same time, renewed hope. The death rate will climb but the curve will begin to be flattened. Heartache will slowly begin its turn toward hope on our collective roller coaster ride of emotions. (more…)

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