Category Archives: Holidays

Heartache and Hope

April 8, 2020

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 […]

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Thankful, Humbled, Blessed!

November 26, 2019

I have so many things to be thankful for this year, but one of the biggest, and definitely the most recent, is this: I HAVE A PUBLISHER!! My historical fiction YA (young adult) novel will make her entrance into the world in Fall 2020. My baby will be one of only four books published next […]

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What’s Wrong with Trick or Treating?

October 30, 2019

Tomorrow–Halloween– is one of the biggest holidays in America. It’s second only to Christmas, in terms of amount of money spent and numbers of people who participate.  Yet, many people are vehemently opposed to it. I do get it that our world is scary enough without adding bloody ghouls, zombies, and vampires to the mix. […]

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Lent and Listening

March 27, 2019

As I forego sweets for 46 days and add another reading to my morning devotional time, sometimes I wonder why I do this every year. Most Christ-followers don’t observe Lent at all; the majority of those who do attend Catholic or liturgical churches. Why is that? It’s so much easier to do something than to […]

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