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An important post to read

“The Elephant in the Room” is my recent addition to Christian Fiction Online magazine. It wasn’t easy to write, nor was the wisdom gained easily won. Here’s the skinny: In this business (or any business you’ll be a part of), you will interact with people of the opposite sex either in person or via email. […]

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Two red birds

Two red birds

These last two years stateside, I’ve been praying for my husband every time I spied a red bird. The whole red bird thing started in France, where, surprise-surprise, they have red birds too. Something about the startling beauty of a red bird flying through the sky or contrasted in front of a thicket or forest […]

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Scary Dogs, Empathy and Confidence

Hubby and I had an interesting interchange last night while we walked Pippin the wonderdog at the park. Hubby likes to let Pippin be free, off leash. This freaks me out, not because Pippin is a naughty dog (he’s very sweet), but because I remember how deeply afraid I was of dogs growing up and […]

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A Fun Adventure with a Writing Friend

A Fun Adventure with a Writing Friend

Want to read a cool story about a husband who gave a surprising gift to his wife this Christmas? And how Rockwall Christian Writers Group was involved? And a plane ride from the East Coast to Dallas? Curious, yet? Read here.

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Marriage Conference Pictures

Marriage Conference Pictures
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I’ve been tagged

So, the sevens are making their way around the blogosphere and I have been tagged. Here are my responses: Seven Things to Do Before I Die 1. Climb Mount Rainier 2. Run a marathon 3. See my kids get married 4. Reconcile a relationship 5. Go to Israel 6. Learn to like wine and/or fois […]

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Ode to Frode

Wireless internet, yahoooooooooooo! We’ve languished eight months without wireless internet. It worked for a few months and then mysteriously malfunctioned and nothing we could do would bring it back. So, we’ve been battling computer time. And I’m on deadline. And the kids need to check emails and play funny Barbie-baseball-runescape games. And Patrick needs to […]

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Magazine thoughts

Thank you to many of you who prayed for Aidan. (See three posts down). His teacher saw his stress and said he didn’t have to answer the questions until he could understand. That was such a blessing! ***** OK, change of subject… One of the things I miss here in France are American magazines. Friends […]

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How to Survive Financial Crisis in Your Marriage

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The neighbors behind us shared their disheartening news. “Our home is going into foreclosure,” they told my husband Patrick and me. All I could think of was this: I don’t know how they will survive this. A year later, my husband and I looked foreclosure in the eye and wondered the same thing—only we were […]

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