What is one Bible verse that reminds you to trust Him more?
Those hideous masks Dad stored with strange costumes and a Santa Suit appeared to be human faces with their eyes gouged out. When Great Aunt Laura took possession of them, they became scarier. Hiding out in the dark fruit cellar of my grandparents’ basement, she fashioned them into a couple of dummies. No one could […]
I’ve learned in writing their books, authors research many interesting things that for whatever reason are lost to the story. Today I thought I would share a piece of history that tried hard, yet failed to make it onto the pages of Tangled Promises. Several of the Reinhold women in the book make a trip […]
Cynthia Roemer’s newest book in her Wounded Hearts series, Beyond Wounded Hearts, released this week! HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY!! I asked her to share something about herself and her writing to feature here on the blog, and feature in my newsletter, Inklings from my Pen. Cynthia is a special lady and her books are special, too. […]
God grew mighty large in my eyes!!!
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Participating in Jocelyn Green’s World’s Fair Christmas Tour of Chicago last month met every expectation and more. What an amazing time we had. Oh, how many new places I saw and new things I learned about this city of my family’s roots in America. And tons of ideas for Tangled Promises’ sequel. See a few […]
When you’ve read 64 books in a year and most of them really awesome, choosing a few favorites poses a challenge! A huge one! I’ve chosen 7 to share, and probably could add at least 7 more that I count among some of my fave reads. And here they are with a sentence or three […]
Santa visited our home every year on Christmas Eve. Jesus always came first. The children’s program was always on Christmas Eve. We learned our “piece” for the story and hoped we wouldn’t forget the important Bible verse when our time came to speak. I think I remember being an angel a time or two. After […]
October is my favorite month–maybe because the weather and the leaves change (and I celebrate another birthday). It’s also the month of the Protestant Reformation and Halloween. I’ve gathered a few facts to show that Martin Luther chose the date wisely for nailing his 95 theses to the church door in Wittenberg. These facts […]