You take the good, you take the bad

No matter how much I want my life to be filled with only good things, the bad finds it's way in.

Floating Along

Worry and anxiety rob us of energy and time while we attempt to control things we cannot. Learning to trust in God and his faithfulness, gives us peace and we can rejoice in his faithfulness.

Arguing with my GPS

I had the honor to speak at chapel on Friday, June 21, 2019 at St. Davids Christian Writer's Conference at Grove City College. It is always a pleasure to share with this group. Here is a summary of what I spoke about. Do you ever argue with your GPS? I do all the time. In … Continue reading Arguing with my GPS

Old or New

Thanks to great deal on Amazon Prime Day and a thoughtful husband, I got a new tablet recently. I wanted something bigger than my phone but smaller than my laptop to use for viewing recipes in the kitchen among other things. I was excited to receive the tablet and began setting it up. Then I … Continue reading Old or New

Guard Dog on Duty

Guard Dogs on duty! My dogs are always ready to alert us of an intruder. This would be fine except they are so alert, they bark at everything. Even things that aren't dangerous. A robin finding a worm in our grass - Danger!A car door shutting outside - Extreme Danger!The weed-eater, vacuum, lawnmower, motorcycle, garbage … Continue reading Guard Dog on Duty

Grace, Love and Three Billboards

Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri is an award-winning movie. It won numerous awards including Best Actress for Frances McDormand and Best Supporting Actor for Sam Rockwell. I'm a little slow to this party since I just watched it last night. I watch movies as my son, screenwriter/movie aficionado, purchases them. The film is about Mildred … Continue reading Grace, Love and Three Billboards

Not Alone Anymore

My first roommate at St. Davids Christian Writers' Conference was named Princessa. I assured my young daughter as she helped me move into my room that nothing could go wrong when I was going to share room 313 (her birthday is March 13) with a princess.  My words were meant to assure her that Mom … Continue reading Not Alone Anymore

2017 – A year ( the good, the bad and the ugly)

I have been taught that when creating characters it is important to remember that no one is either all evil or all good. There is tension within every hero and villain that pulls them between good and bad. As an optimist or realist, I believe that every year holds the same. Even in the darkest … Continue reading 2017 – A year ( the good, the bad and the ugly)