BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!!

Exciting News!!! Guys, this is such a hard thing to put out into the world.  It feels vulnerable and my heart is quite tender about it.   Many of you read my most recent novella that I published here and you gave me such good feedback.  Well, I finally decided to do what I’ve dreamed of … Continue reading BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!!

Blessed Assurance: A Story of Hope (part sixteen)

It finally arrived.  The end of summer.  Vivian dreaded the family meeting they’d scheduled after supper; she wasn’t at all excited about the idea of going back to Palm Beach.  She’d talked to a realtor about putting the house on the market, this was one bit of news she had to tell the kids tonight.  … Continue reading Blessed Assurance: A Story of Hope (part sixteen)

Blessed Assurance: A Story of Hope (part fourteen)

The long summer days bled into one another and in no time it was the fourth of July.  The small town of Lawrenceville showed up big for this holiday; there were flags flying and red, white and blue banners on every street corner.  Vivian was walking through the aisles studying the shelves at the local … Continue reading Blessed Assurance: A Story of Hope (part fourteen)

Blessed Assurance: A Story of Hope (part eleven)

Vivian woke early to the sound of a rooster crowing in the distance.  The house was situated just far enough from the chicken coop to hear the morning crows.  Grandpa Sonny had warned the kids that farm life means early morning life.  “You’ll hear Russel Crow just before the sun comes up every morning.”  The … Continue reading Blessed Assurance: A Story of Hope (part eleven)

Blessed Assurance: A Story of Hope (part nine)

The days went quickly as the family made arrangements to leave Palm Beach.  Vivian could feel fear growing in the pit of her stomach.  Iowa was nothing like their home now; the palm trees, the smell of the ocean, the trendy restaurants, she would miss this place.  “It’s only for the summer,” she reminded herself.   … Continue reading Blessed Assurance: A Story of Hope (part nine)