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Third Glimpse behind the Curtain

Tomorrow is my birthday. Let’s celebrate by ME giving YOU another free peek inside my latest book. A Pondering Heart is the first in a series of biblical fiction that stretched both my faith and my writing ability. But you don’t care about that. You’ve read chapter one and chapter two, and now you’re ready …

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Your Next FREE Look Into Mary’s Heart

Happy December, faithful reader of this blog. Welcome to chapter two of A Pondering Heart: Anna huffed, arms crossed over her chest, when she shuffled down into the small room she shared with Father. Father and I had spent time together in the evenings since before my mother died. He taught me to read, write, …

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Merry Christmas from Mary

This month, I’ll be giving away the first three chapters of the first book in my Reflections series. That’s right. If you follow the blog, you’ll get to read the first three chapters (one per week) without investing more than your time. Of course, I hope you get invested in the story. I hope you …

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Happy Thanksgiving

Today this author is with her family. She’s enjoying some fresh-roasted turkey with a large helping of her sister’s homemade cornbread dressing. It’s delicious. And time with family along with dressing and gravy make this MY favorite holiday of the year. Even better, this is my beautiful granddaughter’s first Thanksgiving and she’s spending it with …

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A Preview of A Laboring Hand

November is halfway over. My Reflections series has been introduced, and I’m thankful for those of you who have purchased, read and reviewed the book. But it is only the first in a series, and I’m going to give you a peek inside the second book in the series today. Today’s excerpt comes from A …

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Thanksgiving is Coming! Time for Thirty Days of Gratitude

Gratitude is one of those non-negotiable items in my world. I love making the month of Thanksgiving a month-long celebration of gratitude. You’ve seen my memes before. This year, it will be a little different. I’ll be running the thirty memes on my Facebook Author page. Find it here. I’ll be asking for your input, …

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The Wide Angle Lens on Helping

It didn’t surprise God that Adam needed a companion. The Creator of time glimpses each moment of it in the same instant. The thought boggles our minds, I know. So let’s move on to something we can comprehend. Now the Lord God said, It is not good (sufficient, satisfactory) that the man should be alone: …

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FINDING FOCUS: Helping

“I will make him an help meet for him” (Genesis 2:18) is the Bible’s first description of Eve. In fact, when God created the woman (Adam’s name for her since he named all he saw), His purpose was to give the man a helper. After all, there was too much important work to do–naming everything, …

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