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Will you be Remembered?

Have you heard of Humans of New York? I love their Facebook posts because they bring people into my life who have a story to tell. Today while watching episode 2 of their new series a man said, "I don't want to be remembered. I didn't achieve my dream." If I could tell him one thing,… Continue reading Will you be Remembered?

Book Reviews

Giveaway: Chasing the Lion

From the blood-soaked sand of the Roman arena, a divine destiny will rise. For as long as Jonathan Tarquinius can remember, everyone has wanted something from him. His half brother wants him dead. His master’s wife wants his innocence. The gladiator dealers want him to fight—and die—for their greed. Rome’s most famous prostitute wants his love. And… Continue reading Giveaway: Chasing the Lion

Writing

2017 ACFW Pre-Conference Mix & Mingle

Next Wednesday I'll be on the road driving to Dallas with two awesome writing friends. We will spend the next four days talking to fellow writers whose eyes will not glaze over when we ramble on about our books.  🙂  We will talk to agents and publishers and try to sell a book or two. I'd… Continue reading 2017 ACFW Pre-Conference Mix & Mingle

Writing

Agent News

I have some big news to share with you today!! For years I have worked on my writing craft. I've completed manuscripts, attended writing conferences, and workshops. Through it all God has blessed me. I remember when I first felt called to write.  John was entering preschool and I was at a cross road. I had… Continue reading Agent News

Current Events

Catastrophic

When they use big words like catastrophic to describe the rain pelting your home you tend to wonder what is going on. The local news seems focused on the worst case scenarios which for once are pretty accurate in Houston. Everyone here seems to know someone who needs to be rescued because their house is… Continue reading Catastrophic

Human Trafficking

Beauty Bags 101

The entryway is dark. We knock on the door, but there's no answer. We wait. It's a bit awkward but we believe someone is inside. A blinking light on a camera in the corner of the ceiling tells us someone is watching. A few minutes later a woman answers. She doesn't speak English. We offer… Continue reading Beauty Bags 101