Why I Don’t Give Anything up for Lent

Growing up Catholic, I was used to giving up something for Lent. As a kid it was chocolate or donuts or some other treat. One year it was comic books–that was hard. For years after I left the Catholic Church I … Continue reading

The Power of Praise #3

We are continuing on with our theme of the power of praise. We have already looked at how the power of praise can work in our lives when things are going wrong, and how that when we don’t feel like … Continue reading

Great to Be Back

Well, it’s certainly been a while. Sometimes life pulls us in an unexpected and different direction. There are seasons in our lives when writing must take a back seat to other commitments. Before Thanksgiving, my father-in-law fell in his home and … Continue reading

An Interview with Children’s Book Author, Denette Fretz

One of the wonderful things about being a children’s book author is finding connections with other authors. In 2015, I had the privilege of interviewing Denette Fretz, author of Pirates on the Farm and Conrad and the Cowgirl Next Door. Here’s a glimpse … Continue reading