The Priceless Gift of Peace

The Priceless Gift of Peace

December 7, 1941. Pearl Harbor Day. A day that will live in infamy, as President Franklin D. Roosevelt termed it. That calendar day never passes without me recalling the horrendous act that catapulted the United States into World War II. I’m certain those who lived...
Under Prairie Skies ~ December Deal

Under Prairie Skies ~ December Deal

I love this season from Thanksgiving through Christmas. Not only does it bring our focus back to where it should be–on the blessings of God and the wonderful gift of redemption through Jesus–but there’s just something extra special about this time of...
Thanksgiving Civil War Era Giveaway!

Thanksgiving Civil War Era Giveaway!

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. It’s a time to gather with loved ones to give thanks for all the Lord has provided. I love the food, the fellowship, and the endearing spirit of the season. What a great time to host a Giveaway! I’m thrilled to have...
Be Thankful for What??

Be Thankful for What??

In a few short days, we’ll be celebrating another Thanksgiving with our loved ones around tables filled with steamy delicacies and holiday cheer. There, we’ll share tales of our experiences over the past year, as well as, expressions...
Trust is Believing

Trust is Believing

Do I really believe God knows what’s best for me? I’ve asked myself that any number of times, and I’m convinced my answer must be No. Face it, if I truly believed God always has my best interest at heart, I’d never worry, never show fear, never...
Seasons of Change and Renewal

Seasons of Change and Renewal

I love that God infused the change of seasons within creation. Each season has a beauty all its own. Yet each also has its down side. Spring holds the beauty of new growth, yet harbors the threat of storms and severe weather. Summer supplies ample opportunities to...
Interview with Heidi Chiavaroli + Giveaway

Interview with Heidi Chiavaroli + Giveaway

I’m honored to have friend and fellow author, Heidi Chiavaroli as my guest today. Heidi and I got acquainted when we were finalists in the ACFW Genesis Contest back in 2014. Much has happened since then, especially for Heidi who has gone on to write several...
Defeating the Four Destructive D’s

Defeating the Four Destructive D’s

I’ve never been a fan of Halloween, largely because Satan seems to have a hay-day with all the goings on. But sadly, the devil isn’t busy just Oct. 31st, but 365 days a year, doing his utmost to throw obstacles in our paths in hopes of drawing us away from...
Think Positive!

Think Positive!

I won this plaque in a White Elephant game last Christmas. I put it in my living room where I would read it often as a regular reminder to check my attitude. Life can be messy, frustrating, discouraging even. It’s the little things that can set us off–our...
Where True Strength Lies

Where True Strength Lies

I’ve just recently finished launching my third book. Whew! I’ve been exhausted from all the whirlwind of activities. With all the guest blogs, launch parties, and book signings, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and consumed. Now that things have...