Grandpa’s Blessing

Nearly 60 years ago my father built a modest cottage on Hutchins Lake in Fennville, Michigan. I spent most of my summers there while I was growing up. It’s where I learned to swim and water ski. It’s where I … Continue reading

Found: A Book Review

From the creators of the award-winning, best-selling Jesus Storybook Bible, (my favorite Bible in the whole world, and if you haven’t read it, you really should) comes a beautiful little book, with the simplest of titles: Found. In fact, this book contains barely … Continue reading

The Adventures of Peter and Leisel 3: A Lesson in Honesty

Peter suddenly finds himself standing before the snarling wolf, his hand so sweaty he can hardly grip his sword. The evil wolf is back in Pothering woods, but so are Peter and Leisel. Will Peter and Leisel be able to … Continue reading

Making Peace with the Past

Maybe it’s because I’m creeping closer to half a century and want to truly enjoy life. Maybe it’s because my overfilled plate needs to be cleared of something. Maybe it’s because I’m at the point of refusing to be weighed down … Continue reading

A Five Book Giveaway!

One of the most exciting events in the life a children’s book author is the day your soon-to-be-released book arrives in the mail. You’ve seen a sneak peek, you know what the cover looks like, you’ve had an early glimpse … Continue reading