Dreams Take Time ~ Don’t Give Up

Dreams Take Time ~ Don’t Give Up

When I was in high school, I saw a PBS film entitled, My Brilliant Career, based on the true story of a sixteen year old girl who had written and published a book. I was mesmerized by the idea. When my high school English teacher urged me to enter a local college...
The Power of Story

The Power of Story

Over the weekend, my husband and I went to see the movie, Breakthrough. It was an amazing true story of a fourteen-year-old Missouri boy who fell through the ice and was without vital signs for a full hour. While his mother prayed for the Lord to breathe life back...
Got Jesus?

Got Jesus?

Recently I “inherited” a shirt with the words “Got Jesus?” across the front of it. The white lettering stands out clearly against the dark background. As I slipped the shirt on for the first time and started for town, a sobering though struck me. Everyone I came...
Interview + Giveaway ~ Kelly Goshorn

Interview + Giveaway ~ Kelly Goshorn

Today I’m honored to have Kelly Goshorn as my guest. I love her transparency and heart for the Lord. I pray you’ll be blessed as I was by her responses. Be sure to stick around to the end for a chance to win her debut novel A Love Restored! Hi Cynthia, thank you for...
Road Trip Treasures

Road Trip Treasures

As a historical author, it’s always fun to keep an eye out for hidden treasure. Of course, I’m talking about uncovering bits of history, not real treasure. LOL! While on a recent road trip with my husband to the Smoky Mountains, we enjoyed the beauty of...
Where We Belong ~ My Review

Where We Belong ~ My Review

Where We Belong tells the tale of Rebecca and Flora Hawes, two middle-aged sisters with a heart for the Lord and a fetish for adventure. Though the main setting is in 1890, throughout the story, readers are transported back to various points in the sisters lives from...
Interview + Giveaway with Misty M. Beller

Interview + Giveaway with Misty M. Beller

I’m thrilled to have my friend and fellow historical romance writer Misty M. Beller as guest today. We roomed together at the 2014 ACFW and have remained friends ever since. Enjoy the interview and then be sure to enter to win your choice of either a print copy...
Finding Strength

Finding Strength

My husband and I took to the bike trails recently. We coasted along, drinking in the beauty of the trees and undergrowth lining the trail. The first couple of miles were smooth sailing, with the wind at our backs and nothing but nature and each other’s company to...
20 Ways to Be a Blessing

20 Ways to Be a Blessing

I enjoy watching the variety of birds that feed at my feeders. At times, I’ve counted nearly fifty Goldfinches clamoring for a spot or scavenging for seeds that have fallen to the ground. I’m amazed how, in a few short weeks, their bright, yellow feathers of summer...