What’s in a Family Tree?
I love researching my family tree, and in the midst of doing so, I came across some interesting research. Much of that has become a part of my first novel, The Fabric of Hope, which will release in… Read More
What an Adventure!
I recently returned from visiting my family in South Africa. It was an amazing trip, full of love and laughter, new baby cuddles and little girl giggles. Seeing my daughter mother her four girls and watching my wonderful son-in-law… Read More
Winds of Change
In my first novel, the main character has six small children when she immigrates from Ireland to Canada. I cannot imagine how hard that must have been. Many, many Irish immigrants took the perilous journey with little ones… Read More
10 Commandments for Christmas (Part Three)
How can we apply the 5th and 6th Commandments to our busy American Christmas season? Let’s see. Commandment 5: Honor your mother and father In a culture that often dishonors parents, how can we teach honor to our… Read More
My two favorite mothers are a special part of my life—on either side of me—my 90-year-old mother who has been a gift in my life and my precious daughter who has blessed me with her love, marrying a… Read More
New Year’s Resolutions?
My favorite scripture is Jeremiah 29:11, “‘For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future’.” As I… Read More