Blue Jean Baby

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I’ve been experimenting a lot with different styles. The more I do mixed media, the more I love it. The more I experiment, the more I stretch myself and discover new things about my art. I’m so enjoying it.

How to Make Thanksgiving Less Stressful

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Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday, filled with great food and time with family. But like any holiday, it can be stressful. We put the pressure on ourselves at times, but with the preparation, travel, and cooking, it can be enough to make anyone exhausted. Here are some tips for making Thanksgiving less stressful for you […]

Ways to Make Thanksgiving More Meaningful

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Thanksgiving is supposed to be about food, family, and gratefulness. But what sometimes happens is that the person preparing dinner stresses out about having a perfect meal, or people traveling get irritated at the time spent away from home.

Linky Saturday: November 15, 2014

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This weekend I’ve made a point to cherish all the small things in my life. Every time I take the clothes out of the dryer, I think about how lucky I am that I’m able to do this, to take care of our home and look out over the snow fall in the backyard and […]

Grace and Hope

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Thinking a lot about grace and hope these days. I feel so blessed that God is there to blanket me with grace. I need it. Every single day.

Peace I Leave With You

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You know how I’ve been groovin’ on the words of John these days. I never used to enjoy John because he was so cerebral and poetic. Ironic, isn’t it?

New Book Covers

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I’m in the process of updating some of my nonfiction books. It’s been a few years, and one thing I’ve noticed is that covers have really been amped up a notch. When I started putting my books out there, I did the covers myself and that seemed to work fine for a while. But no […]

Linky Saturday: November 1, 2014

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November 1st and I feel like winter is dragging me along while I have my feel firmly planted in summer. And did you see what happened there? In mentioning winter and summer I skipped fall. I think this is why I feel like time is passing by much too quickly. Also, it’s too super duper […]

We Are Children of God

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It took me a while, years really, to grasp this concept of what it really means to be a child of God.

More Stuff I Love Love Love

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I like to call this feature the poor writer’s version of Oprah’s favorite things. These are fun and cool things I’m obsessed with lately that aren’t too expensive and that I just have to share.