Other Authors, Personal Life Tidbits, Poetry

A Beautiful Soul in Poetry

My daughter is going to grow up to be a beautiful woman, inside and out. I cannot tell you how proud she makes me on a daily basis. Is she the perfect child? Ha! That's a laugh. Am I the perfect mom? Ugh. You've got to be kidding me! Even though neither of us is… Continue reading A Beautiful Soul in Poetry

Book Related, My Writing Journey

The Beauty Thief in Review with Aurelia’s Virutal Book Club

Aurelia's Virtual Book Club will be reviewing The Beauty Thief tomorrow morning: Thursday, April 30th, 2015 at 10 AM PST (or Pacific Daylight Time, as it were...?) I'll be there! Here are the links to attend: GOOGLE+ Hangouts YouTube RIGHT HERE: or it will be available on Aurelia's website/blog, too! I don't know about you, but… Continue reading The Beauty Thief in Review with Aurelia’s Virutal Book Club

Personal Life Tidbits

Beauty Behind Easter

I often mention beauty on my blog because it means more to me than what your eyes can see. True beauty is an outward expression of an inward state of being. Beauty is born of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, gentleness, faithfulness, and self-control. These are the fruits, the evidences, of the Holy Spirit's… Continue reading Beauty Behind Easter

Personal Life Tidbits, Uncategorized

A Modest look at Modesty

I have been seeing a lot of blogs and articles talking about modesty lately. On occasion I feel like we are missing the point of modesty. From my perspective as a Christian woman and mom to daughters, I want to tell you what I think modesty is and is not.  Let's start with what it… Continue reading A Modest look at Modesty

Book Related, My Writing Journey

Value of a Name: The Twelve Realms

Ah, fantasy fiction, you are a fickle friend. You draw us in with your fanciful invention, and then you leave us longing to enter the pages of a book, to travel to a world of fantasy. You and I both know the worlds created by authors have that effect on us. They dream up these places… Continue reading Value of a Name: The Twelve Realms