The Rose & the Thistle releases!

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Nay, it never gets old! Releasing a novel remains a unique experience even for someone who’s been writing stories since age 7. I’m always felt so at home with my writing & it’s always been a joy, a bit like the best friend I never had. Releasing it for public consumption has been a learning curve as it does feel …

Brand New Year 2023

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I’m always excited to begin a new year with a new devotional. Years ago my mom read Streams in the Desert which may be my 2023 companion. I’m sad to say goodbye to New Morning Mercies by Paul David Tripp though happy to pass it on to my husband. Here are a few on my reading radar in this image. It would be …

Here Come the Brides!

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Every once in a while a cover comes along that makes me pause, inhale, and wish that it was mine. In this case, an entire series! I’m usually drawn to cover art that reflects the century I love best – the 18th. Since I was small and watched that classic historical drama “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” anything bride-related makes …