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Two Book Reviews: Seahorse and Violet

Two Book Reviews: Seahorse and Violet

A Seahorse on the Thames, by Susan Meissner, is a beautiful story of love, forgiveness, memory, and hope. Meissner’s characters are so real, I can hear their voices as I read. She paints folks as flawed, yet yearning—needy, yet strong. I wanted her protagonist, Alexa Poole, to grow, risk, and untangle the story of her […]

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Sacred Failure

I normally have my One Year Bible handy when I have my breakfast. I’m delving into Jeremiah’s depression right now. To be honest, it makes me pretty darned sad for poor Jeremiah. But, alas, today, my One Year was two flights up and I was too lazy to get it. So I perused my bookshelf […]

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Letter from a Reader

It’s such a surprise and joy when I receive letters from readers, but this one stood above the rest. My heart in writing fiction has been to use the power of story to touch folks deep in their hearts. It’s confirming to see this happen: I just finished Wishing on Dandelions and sat crying for […]

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Nice Review

Reviewer and writer Michelle Sutton reviewed Wishing on Dandelions here.

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A LOL Review

Today I found this on Watching the Tree Limbs Amazon site: A Whole Saturday . . . gone, thanks to this book!, August 27, 2006 Reviewer: L. Ward “Pastor Boy” (Dallas, TX) – See all my reviews Way to go, DeMuth! You’ve taken away a whole Saturday from me. All I wanted to do was […]

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Reflections on ICRS part One

This was my second ICRS (International Christian Retail Show). Last year, admittedly, I felt a bit lost. It was Joel Osteen’s year, his white-toothed smile plastered everywhere: busses, banners, billboards. Omnipresent, he watched me like those creepy paintings with the eyes removed in haunted houses. This year, no such haunting. There didn’t seem to one […]

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