It's Friday and time for another sneak peek into one of my books! This week, our excerpt is from Taking Chances, a book which just happens to include a scene from one of my favorite places. Can you guess where? It was the first time she’d been in church since... well, she couldn’t remember. Rational, … Continue reading Sneak Peek – Taking Chances
I've been getting Ana and Emma to help out more around the house lately. You might remember how I mentioned that this was the summer of Life Skills Boot Camp, and this has definitely played into our regular schedules around here. I try to make it into a competition, because that's always helpful when … Continue reading Emma Gets Nothing
Hey, friends! This week's sneak peek is from one of my earlier stories... but it's one of my favorites! Check out Beyond the Game... Sadie Morales was watching the draft and chewing on a pencil. She had spent the better part of most of her sixteen years transfixed by all that happened in the … Continue reading Sneak Peek – Beyond the Game
When I lived in Namibia, I was pretty sure that life was perfect. I had a home that was just right in a town that I loved. I spent my days hanging out with teenagers and talking about Jesus, walking with them as they came to know Him better. I was part of a church … Continue reading If Only…
A couple of weeks ago, I decided it was way past time to do something about the flower beds at the parsonage. Back in Houston, the lawn work had been my job, but here, the church has the yard mowed. Because I'm not out there mowing every week, I'd gotten out of the habit of doing what … Continue reading Not Leprosy!
Hey, friends! It's Friday, which means another sneak peek of one of my books. Woo-hoo! This week, I'm posting the first two segments of Always, which was just released this Tuesday. Always is a story about friendship and faith, grace and restoration... but it's a little different from my other stories. While it is most … Continue reading Sneak Peek – Always
I came to a troubling conclusion the other day. I asked the girls to do a very simple task for me. Put the next load of laundry in the washing machine. Easy peasy, right? Except not, because they looked at me like I was speaking Chinese. "What?" I asked them. "Why are you looking at me … Continue reading Life Skills Boot Camp