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Literary Fiction. A misunderstood genre…

Literary Fiction. A misunderstood genre…

Most of my friends and readers know my Contemporary Romance novel, Safe Harbor, recently released. It’s surreal to hear from people about the story and its characters- to find out they want more from them and are eager to read the next book in the […]

Pit Bulls, Parolees, & Princess Bride

Pit Bulls, Parolees, & Princess Bride

It’s a new year primed for new adventures and new traditions, new opportunities and new habits. But if you’re like me you’ve made the same new year’s resolution this year as last year, and possibly even the year before that! I think I’ve said for […]

Worship Fail

Worship Fail

Every six weeks or so I have the honor of giving the offering moment during the Sunday morning worship service at my church. A while back, I used this time to talk about proper worship. It led me to ask myself, “what is worship?” Singing, […]

Where have all the patriarchs gone?

Where have all the patriarchs gone?

Could the tides be changing? I find myself often asking the question, “Where have all the patriarchs gone?” A quick definition of the word patriarch is: the head or leader of a household. But when you look up the true definition, you quickly see it […]

Website and Cover Reveal Day!

Website and Cover Reveal Day!

Today will go down as one of the top ten best days of my life. And I have actually put some thought into this: Day my daughter was born (Equal to number 2, because who can decide on which child’s birth was better!) Day my […]

Seven Deadly Sins…

Seven Deadly Sins…

Sin: It seems we always are talking about it lately, but only it’s not the sin we commit ourselves, but yet the sin we see others commit, the sin we see others struggle with, the sin that binds someone else in a permanent hold. Even […]

#FirstWorldProblem

#FirstWorldProblem

Many of you see “#FirstWorldProblem” and know exactly what it’s referring to- the sarcastic remark made by us First World-ers when we face a problem any human living in a Third World country would laugh at, or even snarl at. Using the hashtag we can make light of our […]

Tales from a Blended Life, Part Three

Tales from a Blended Life, Part Three

Alrighty- I’m ready to tackle the final surefire rules to help our blended families survive WITHOUT the drama! In case you missed the first two posts, I encourage you to go read them to better understand what “living a blended life” actually means, AND learn […]

Tales from a Blended Life, Part Two

Tales from a Blended Life, Part Two

Last week I told you a little about my Blended Life, involving parents, step-parents, and many siblings. I also told you my family got it right- not perfect– but right! I want to be able to pass along my insight in how to live a […]