My Publishing Journey, My Story

Helloooooo out there!

This is me Hello Friend! It feels like forever! What has God been doing in your life? Or, what have you been allowing God to do with your life? There is a difference... I ask because I've been thinking a lot about this as I work or my current project. (I'll share more in a… Continue reading Helloooooo out there!

Encouragement, Jesus in Everyday Life, My Publishing Journey, My Story, Waiting Well, Your Purpose

(Oh, I Got Some News!) This week’s Verse 1 John 5:14-15

What’s one of your very favorite things? Mine’s a toss-up between dark, strong coffee and chocolate (milk or dark)…and no, I’m not a fan of them being combined. I’ll eat them together, but I like my coffee black, very black. No sugar. No cream. Just black. Another is seeing God’s Word become Vibrantly Relevant in… Continue reading (Oh, I Got Some News!) This week’s Verse 1 John 5:14-15

Encouragement, Jesus in Everyday Life, My Publishing Journey, My Story, Trusting God

HELP! I’m Drowning

But when he saw the strong wind and the waves, he was terrified and began to sink. “Save me, Lord!” he shouted. (Matthew 14:30) Ever have one of those moments? Oh, today I'm there. No question. This verse is a pivotal moment in the recounting of Jesus walking on the water and Peter coming out… Continue reading HELP! I’m Drowning

Diligent, Jesus in Everyday Life, My Publishing Journey, Trusting God

DILIGENT. My 2019 WORD

Up until this past year, I haven’t jumped on the bandwagon of praying for a WORD for the year. Partly because I didn’t want to be sucked into a new fad but mostly because I didn’t see the point. I mean, what good can one WORD do? Then last August, my friend, Julie Holmquist, challenged… Continue reading DILIGENT. My 2019 WORD

Jesus in Everyday Life, My Publishing Journey, Trusting God, Waiting Well

Waiting Well–When the Answer Comes

It was Halloween. I was at my chiropractor’s office and my phone vibrated, signaling an email delivery to my author account. It was an email from Kathleen Kerr from Harvest House Publishers… After a long time of Waiting Well, my answer arrived… My stomach was in knots. The back of my neck was hot and… Continue reading Waiting Well–When the Answer Comes

Jesus in Everyday Life, My Publishing Journey, My Story, Waiting Well

Waiting Well–Be Still

Being still is not my strong suit. Waiting and patience… …even less so. As I write this, I’m walking on my treadmill instead of sitting at my desk. I’ve learned the hard way, when I sit too long I get fidgety and bored and distraction snaps at my heels. So I walk to help maintain… Continue reading Waiting Well–Be Still

My Publishing Journey, My Story

So How DO You Support a Writer, Anyway?

This post was originally a Facebook Live video, but I had several people ask me to post it so they could share it with their readers or print it off. I left it in outline format to make it easier to find subheadings. How DO you support a writer? The answers are not as intuitive… Continue reading So How DO You Support a Writer, Anyway?

My Publishing Journey, My Story

Northwestern Christian Writers Conference 2018: Confession. Repentance. Restoration. Blessing.

Disclaimer: This is a longer post and I didn't edit it or anything. This is my raw accounting as I wrote it during the conference. I didn't what to clean it up...I wanted it to be authentic. I wanted you to see how powerfully your prayers were answered. Have you ever had one of those… Continue reading Northwestern Christian Writers Conference 2018: Confession. Repentance. Restoration. Blessing.

Jesus in Everyday Life, My Publishing Journey, My Story

IT’S TIME!! Would you commit to praying for and with me this week?

Hello, hello, hello!! I hope you all had a wonderful 4th! I had the privilege of being on vacation with family for the week. And I confess: I didn't write anything new! However, I was busily editing my book proposal for this weekend's Christian writer's conference. I feel like I'm back in school, and I… Continue reading IT’S TIME!! Would you commit to praying for and with me this week?