Last week I asked you ten questions about what you love most in a book. Thank you to all who took the time to answer. The blog is still available for those who wanted to take the quiz and just didn’t get around to it last week. So are the answers, all of which are…

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“One smile, Can start a friendship. One word, Can end a fight. One look, Can save a relationship. One person can change your life.” -Celtic Christian Tradition Did you see this story in the media last week about a pizza delivery man in Tipton, Indiana, who was so loved by his customers that they raised $18,000…

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I read a really interesting article in the US version of The Guardian this week. In a nutshell, after a year of isolation at home, many authors are struggling to write–for good reasons. While I did finish The House Guests at the beginning of the pandemic, and just finished my third novella for a new…

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“For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.” –Neil Degrasse Tyson, author and scientist Tyson is a favorite contemporary scientist for many of  us– watch his Cosmos TV program for a weekly fix.…

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Happy Valentine’s Day! If you’ve read One Mountain Away, the first book of my Goddesses Anonymous series, you know that Charlotte, the main character, looks back on her life and the mistakes she’s made. I stumbled across this passage and decided to post it  for Sunday Inspiration just before Valentine’s Day. Not because the quote…

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Have I Got Deals For You! The Giveaway: I don’t spend a lot of time on promotion here, but that’s what today’s blog is about. I wanted to be sure that those of you who are not yet on my mailing list (monthly newsletter) have a chance to enter my latest giveaway and to learn…

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“Dare to declare who you are. It is not far from the shores of silence to the boundaries of speech. The path is not long, but the way is deep. You must not only walk there, you must be prepared to leap.” -Hildegard of Bingen Hildegard of Bingen was a 12th century Christian composer and…

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“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant.” Robert Louis Stevenson. We’re fast coming up on a year of quarantine.  My husband and I have been vigilant about taking precautions. I’ve made masks for family and friends and always wear mine when I’m out of the house…

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“We need each other. Each of us is responsible for what happens on this earth. We are each absolutely essential, each totally irreplaceable. Each of us is the swing vote in the bitter election battle now being waged between our best and our worst possibilities.” -Leonard Peltier, Activist You thought the presidential election was tough? How about…

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