2021 ~ Looking Ahead With Hope

2021 ~ Looking Ahead With Hope

As 2020 grinds to a close and 2021 begins, we look ahead with hope in our hearts. No doubt about it, it has been a rough year for all of us. Social distancing has robbed us of time with family, friends, co-workers, and activities. Worse yet, loved ones in hospitals...
FOR THE SOUL ~ Words of Encouragement

FOR THE SOUL ~ Words of Encouragement

On my drive home from town to stock up on our depleted supply of food and household products, I couldn’t help but notice how striking the green of the fresh, spring grass was and how vivid the colors of the flowers in the yards and meadows. Amid all the talk of...
FOR THE HISTORY BUFF ~ Lighthouses for the Blind

FOR THE HISTORY BUFF ~ Lighthouses for the Blind

Research is one of the best parts of being a historical writer. I love learning about the past and incorporating true-to-life people and places in my stories. In my debut novel, Under This Same Sky, one of my characters is blinded by an injury to the head. His loss of...
Sowing Seeds of Hope: Why Do Bad Things Happen?

Sowing Seeds of Hope: Why Do Bad Things Happen?

Sowing Seeds of Hope Blog is branching out! With the help of some friends and fellow authors, I’m introducing some new features to my website that are meant to uplift, encourage, and inform. To ensure you don’t miss out, scroll to the bottom of this page and...
Shaking the Holiday Blues

Shaking the Holiday Blues

We all have expectations of what Christmas ought to be. For some of us, the very thought of breaking out decorations, and gathering with family to share in the story of Christ’s birth makes us shimmer with excitement. While others cower at the thought of traipsing...