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

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

Hot Off The Press

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For an author, holding a newly published hot-off-the-press book is always an exciting moment. It’s a moment of satisfaction and a feeling of reward. After many months (or years) of writing, revising, rewriting, and revising again, the words you sometimes … Continue reading

Pray for Your Country

Tomorrow the UK is having a referendum on whether to remain in or leave the European Union. It is a major decision that is going to have a huge impact on the UK whichever way we vote. (Yes, I have … Continue reading