This week, I made a promise to myself to take steps to get out of my lizard brain by using mindfulness. And there are lots of ways to get there!
Alastor The Monster Mutt decided to greet the day at 5:00 a.m. this Saturday morning. I stumbled out of bed, one eye open, and shuffled into the bathroom to find … Continue reading Too Much of “The Pain”, Not Enough of the “I Love You”
We have been into this summer thing for two and a half days now and I am already losing my mind. As a rule, my work/parenting goal is to keep … Continue reading Peace in the Pressure Cooker
When you picture a writer at work, what comes to mind? A quiet little cabin in the woods? A serene cafe where all of the most creative types toil quietly … Continue reading Million Dollar Listing vs The YMCA Lobby. Location, Location, Location.
I am the featured devotional today at Faithgateway.com. Please take a moment to check out “Light of the World”.
“Rabboni!” Mary gasped, and threw herself at His feet. Mary laughed through her tears as the scent of myrrh and aloes drifted up to her and she realized the men … Continue reading “I Have Seen the Lord!”
“Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom” (Luke 23:42) It was a hope well placed. Jesus’ answer was immediate and full of promise- rescuing the one willing to … Continue reading “Jesus, remember me…”
Jesus turned to carry His crossbeam to Golgotha. He was just collateral damage in the eyes of Pilate and the Jewish leaders, a pawn to be played. In truth, His … Continue reading A Kingdom Not of This World
I discovered the secret of copying scripture during the long wait for my daughter’s adoption from Haiti to be completed. Somehow, I instinctively knew that the physical act of transcribing … Continue reading Put Down the Keyboard, Pick Up a Pen!
I was a little sad to lose the last title at first, but then we discovered an even better one. My final title is Arms Open Wide- A Call to … Continue reading My Book Cover! (And a Final Title Change)
I had been putting it off. Dreading it. Freelancing. Before the book deal came my way, I spent my days as a freelance writer. I had never written a book … Continue reading Just…Begin!
This year at tax time, my husband and I had the following conversation after he wrote our ginormous check to the government. Husband- “You will need to put half of … Continue reading Feel Violated by the IRS? You Are Not the First…