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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Why I Write About Purity – Sherri Wilson Johnson

I have been writing with a devoted intention of publication since 1986. I have written, rewritten, and rewritten again and been rejected over and over so many times I almost gave up hope. Every time I tried to quit, God placed another story idea in my head, many of which have yet to be written. … Continue reading »

Categories: Current Books, Fiction, Guest Blogs | 13 Comments

An Interview with Terri J. Haynes, Author of “Love Simplified”

I am sooooo excited to welcome Terri J. Haynes to today. She recently decided to self-publish her novel, Love Simplified, for reasons you will see below. And boy, am I glad she did! What a fun story with “alive” characters. Well worth the read. You can enter to win a free ebook copy of … Continue reading »

Categories: Author Interviews, Contemporary, Current Books, Fiction, Guest Author, Independent Publishing, Self Publising | 11 Comments

Have you been to a box social lately?

Hmm, probably not. I haven’t. Maybe if we’d been born 100 years earlier, we’d have some memories of such an activity. Maybe even have a story to tell our grandchildren of how Grandpa and Grandma started courting at the school box social one year. Fundraisers have been around a long time. Box socials in the … Continue reading »

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What Do You Treasure?

  What happens when we lose something so valuable, we grieve over it. Something material which can never be replaced? I pray we may say with Job, “Though he slay me, yet will I hope in him.”   My husband and I lived in Germany for three years while he served in the army. I … Continue reading »

Categories: Devotionals | 1 Comment

Are You A Wemmick, Too?

I’m a Wemmick! Oh no, and I tried so hard not to be. Still, not only am I a Wemmick, but I’m a Wemmick whose box of gray dots is almost empty. Argh! A couple weeks ago, I told you about the story You Are Special, by Max Lucado. A story of a wooden manoverwrought … Continue reading »

Categories: Book Reviews, Book Reviews, Children, Children's, Current Books, Fiction, Musings, On My Mind | 3 Comments

Beauty – If We Look!

I look out my kitchen window and see a splash of bright red lining the property line. If I step out my back door, I can see various touches of orange mixed with a bit of red. No, the laundry didn’t get blown all over the yard. This is so much more beautiful than anything … Continue reading »

Categories: On My Mind | 2 Comments

God Mathematics

  When I was an elementary teacher, I used the Venn diagram to teach the set theory showing the relationship between two groups of objects, numbers, concepts, etc. The other day when I read “Jesus Calling” about our relationship with God, I thought of a small circle with me in the center. Then another with … Continue reading »

Categories: On My Mind | 3 Comments