Some Early Thoughts on Loss, Practice, and the Nativity Fast I’m amazed at how much work I do sitting at my computer. I run pretty much everything from my laptop. By the time I’m finished with catching up on paperwork for the kids, for our business, for my writing, my training clients, banking, what have you– my brain is mush. Right now, for example, my brain is mush. Sorry. But I came in to check on my poor blog today because it’s just getting pushed to the back of the “to d
I'm excited to say that my new book is at the printer now and I'm told that the publisher will have it ready to ship around December 15th!
If you're a GoodReads sort of person then take a minute to add the book to your "to read" shelf. Not only that but look for book giveaways in the next week or so. If you add Garden in the East to your shelf, there's a better chance you'll get a notification right away when the giveaways happen, so you know, there's that. :)
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My latest podcast for The Wilderness Journal is up this week. I hope you’ll take a minute to listen in! My focus this episode was rebellion but of course, it ends up being about much more than that– writing, parenting, Mountain Goats concerts that start at 10pm… Listen here on Ancient Faith and if you dig it, phone a friend…or just send them a link 🙂 This week: Thank you for Not Smoking
You probably don’t want to be my Facebook friend, at least, not this week. I keep my Facebook “Author” Page focused on writing and cat memes and breaking news about donuts, but my personal page is just that. It’s personal. I like to keep that personal because these are the people I need to talk real to me when things are tough, and that’s hard to do with only social media as a foundation. If you’ve read my book, you already know the sort of person I am. I promise you, I am th
It’s just a game. Sports are dumb. Baseball? Whatever. This is what I kept telling myself as I watched the Cubs play in the 7th game of the World Series. It’s just a game, and there’s always next year and people are starving in the world around us.
This is what I kept saying in my head as I watched the Cubs play. Truth be told, I turned off the game just before the 10th inning began. I could not bear it. I remember too well the disappointment, and I wanted to spare myself th