Hope from the Rubble

Hope from the Rubble

  “I stood on my collapsed garage door, stunned by the devastation. Tangled in emotions, I could only stare at the ruins of my home, a pit of ashes mixed with shards of broken memories. The birds sang as if nothing happened.” Fire of Hope Finding Treasure in the...
Writing a Book Isn’t for Wimps

Writing a Book Isn’t for Wimps

I hate my book.  I love my book. I don’t want to dissect sentences one more time. I’m sick of editing. My writing coach told me writing a book is a marathon, not a sprint. He didn’t tell me I’d be inching my way across the finish line, or rather crawling and clawing...
I Can Sing Louder Than the Jackhammer

I Can Sing Louder Than the Jackhammer

Our family has been through much turmoil over the past five years with a house that burned, two different car accidents which caused concussions and whiplash for my daughter and I, plumbing problems requiring three complete renovations from a sewage back-up, and two...
Grief Remembered

Grief Remembered

  June 26th—a day that will conjure up emotions even when I forget the day on the calendar. Like a built-in clock in my cellular structure, my body remembered the trauma. Last month marked the 5-year anniversary of the Waldo Canyon Fire of Colorado, a fire that left...
I’m Almost Done

I’m Almost Done

Writing a book is an all-encompassing focus-driven, faith-building, character-testing adventure. It requires doing the grunt work of submitting laborious attention to detail, checking and rechecking facts. A year after the Colorado Fire in 2012 that burned 347 homes,...

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