Risking Rejection by Peers, Past and Present – PART 2

Risking Rejection by Peers, Past and Present – PART 2

In PART 1, I covered my general history of feeling rejected by my peers and how one friendship over the years has helped me to see how differences don't need to mean division if our common ground means more. Which brings me back to the topic of peers from my past on social media and … Continue reading Risking Rejection by Peers, Past and Present – PART 2

Being Rejected by One’s Peers PART 1 – Wounds to Wins Series

Being Rejected by One’s Peers PART 1 – Wounds to Wins Series

I’ll admit from the start—this is a wound I still battle. Especially when I’m about to publish an emotionally charged post. I may get some of the words wrong and may rub some people the wrong way with what I'm about to say. And even though I've edited and cut out a lot from my … Continue reading Being Rejected by One’s Peers PART 1 – Wounds to Wins Series

Top Ten Wounds I Reveal Through Writing

Top Ten Wounds I Reveal Through Writing

For my WIP, A Cord of Three, I integrated several emotional wounds for the three sisters/women in the story. As I've revealed, many of these wounds represent the real wounds that my sisters and I experienced or are experiencing. Writing this story has been an emotional journey for sure. And at this point in time … Continue reading Top Ten Wounds I Reveal Through Writing

For such a time as this – Thoughts on Easter 2020 amid Covid-19

For such a time as this – Thoughts on Easter 2020 amid Covid-19

Tomorrow will mark the first Easter in 20 years that my husband and our kids haven't gone to church. It will also be the first Easter that we haven't had all five of our kids home. With three of them living on their own, that makes us four separate households and technically, we shouldn't be … Continue reading For such a time as this – Thoughts on Easter 2020 amid Covid-19

A Nomadic Childhood – Wounds to Wins Series

A Nomadic Childhood – Wounds to Wins Series

When Moving Wasn't the Plan In preparation for the 2020 Mount Hermon Writers Conference (unfortunately cancelled due to COVID-19 social distancing regulations as of March 16, 2020), I've been reviewing, rewriting, and refining my manuscript for A Cord of Three. One of the wounds the sisters overcome in the story is one of moving around … Continue reading A Nomadic Childhood – Wounds to Wins Series