Another Engagment!

Our family continues to grow! Last Sunday our oldest son proposed to his girlfriend–and she said yes! We are thrilled to be getting another daughter-in-law!                

My Christmas Gift

I confess, I wasn’t feeling very . . . festive in the days leading up to Christmas. A big life change that would have taken us back to the Dallas area suddenly disappeared, leaving me looking at a future in Austin with a husband working an all-consuming job. Needless to say, it didn’t feel like […]

Announcing . . .

    The print version of No Small Storm is now available! Woo-hoo! Get your copy here.      And to celebrate . . .  Be sure to share with your friends– and to leave a review on Amazon or Goodreads. 

Doing vs Hearing

Our church had a prayer and communion service last night. My husband and I went because we both knew we needed our hearts to be centered on Jesus right now. As the pastor directed the congregation in prayer, he did so around the book of James. I’d forgotten how much good stuff (and by good […]

Guest blogging

I have a devotional blog post up at today. Come over and join me!   

It’s Here!

Honestly, there were many days in the past 3 years when I wondered if I’d ever see another of my stories in published form. And now I know.  No Small Storm, a historical romance novella, released quietly at the end of this week, right on schedule. Yet how in the world could I have known when […]

“I Cannot Live Without Books”

The first time I saw the Thomas Jefferson quote, “I cannot live without books,” it was on a t-shirt in the Library of Congress gift shop. It resonated so strongly with me that I plunked down the money and bought the shirt. That was around 20 years ago. I still have (and wear!) that shirt, […]