And The Winner Is…

The most amazing thing happened at the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference  ‪#‎BRMCWC this past week.  During the Selah and Foundations Awards I won first place for Foundations/Poetry, but instead of simply calling my name, they read the poem, 4 Flames of Honor – A Tribute to Military Wives aloud.   This poem is in four stanzas. The Director     read more

Mrs. Blume—A Jewel of an Educator

Did you catch the Google Doodle for National Teacher’s Day? The little red pencil running to catch up at the end of the line is simply adorable.  Here’s the link in case you missed it. It’s been said that, “To teach is to touch a life forever,” and I believe that’s true.  Having said that, I hope you will     read more


So, how did your Mother’s Day weekend go? As you think about that I have something beautiful to share with you. This “thought” may seem a bit late in coming, but isn’t that the way it goes sometimes?  You think or hear just the right words to say—after the fact.  The French have a saying for it.  They call it “the     read more

No More Hitting the Snooze Button!

The National Day of Pray is this Thursday, May 5th.  Beginning at noon (EST) the prayer printed below will be simultaneously read throughout the nation creating a huge wave of prayer, flowing from one coast to the other, illustrating the unity of God’s people and acknowledging His dominion over the circumstances facing us. Millions of people will gather to pray     read more