I'm thrilled to announce that Short Creek Mystery Book 3, To Err is Human, is releasing on January 1!
"What if you're enough, just the way you are?" The subject line of the email startled me. Haunted me for days, if I'm honest. "What if you're enough, just the way you are?" My gut reaction? "What? Of course I'm not enough. And anyway, isn't that kind of a sacrilegious question?" Because I'm supposed to... Continue Reading →
I have long suspected that plants and animals praise their Creator in ways at which we can only guess. Imagine my delight, then, to run across this paraphrase of Psalm 104, in which whales "with finny feet/dance underneath the sailing fleet". I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. On Lebanon His... Continue Reading →
It's back to school time in my neck of the woods. Hooray! I've had a great summer and I'm ready to head back to the classroom. So in the spirit of the new school year, I thought I'd give everyone a little vocabulary lesson that just might give you a whole new outlook on the... Continue Reading →
"Tomorrow's bridge is a dangerous thing; I dare not cross it now. I can see its timbers sway and sing, and its arches reel and bow. O heart, you must hope alway; You must sing and trust and say: 'I'll bear the sorrow that comes tomorrow, But I'll borrow none today.'"¹ An idealistic little... Continue Reading →
I don't know about you, but Heaven is sounding better every day! Today, I thought I'd share some of my favorite quotes about our real home. "Shall we stop at the poor line, the grave, which all our Christianity is always trying to wipe out and make nothing of, and which we always insist... Continue Reading →
My oleander bush won't bloom. Everyone else's oleander bushes have a riot of magenta blossoms covering the dark, glossy leaves. I just have dark glossy leaves. Which are quite beautiful in their own right; however, if one owns an oleander, one wants the oleander to bloom. I have pruned my oleander. I have watered my... Continue Reading →