Shingles Anyone?

I held up my stretchy hair elastic and demonstrated what I was explaining to my children. I do things like that often, taking hold of a common item to show them what I mean. This time I was talking about me. I had told them what the doctor had told me. I had Shingles. They…

Drums, Dogs and Dragons

If you are a parent by any means, you’d do well to learn about drums, dogs and dragons. These are tools of the trade that I highly recommend to those who would thrive rather than simply survive this quest of raising children. DRUMS and other musical instruments encourage and provide opportunity for expression and creativity…

Will You Be Mine?

I have known great love in my life. I was cherished as a child. My husband has lavished love upon me. My relationship with Jesus is a love affair of the soul. There is another great love story in my life and none of you that know me even a little will be surprised to…

Great Divide excerpt for Christian Fiction Friday

I’m participating in my first blog hop and excited to do so. Below is an excerpt from my book _Great Divide_ from the very first chapter. I hope it makes you smile. Christian Fiction Friday! ************************** I was almost there when I met Aslan. He looked strange. His face was misshapen. There were little bulges…

Stupid Cupid

Valentine Day is just over a week away and I’m hearing lots of comments concerning it. One of my teen daughters said just what she thought about it. “I hate Valentine’s Day”. I was a bit startled by her strong comment but, then again, not really. Yes, I mumbled to myself, I fully recall thinking…