Four Meaningful Ways to Observe Lent With Children

What is the best way to observe Lent with children? Although different denominations will vary in their approach, there are four common disciplines that are usually associated with this forty day season: Fasting Bible Reading Prayer Service Here’s some easy … Continue reading

Ash Wednesday – Beginning of Lent

What is Ash Wednesday? I grew up going to church and had memories of people talking about giving up something for Lent, but I had never heard of Ash Wednesday until my last move when I joined my present church. The Ash Wednesday … Continue reading

My New Tween Book Release

I squirm a little when it comes to self-promoting a new book. It feels so self-serving and that goes against my grain. But I’m super proud to announce the release of my new book, Meet Shelby Culpepper, which is book … Continue reading

Investing in a Writing Career – Choosing a Conference

  We have been exploring ways to invest in your writing career. Last time, we looked at the benefits of attending a writers conference. Today, let’s think about questions to consider when choosing a conference.     … 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