I can't help but feel sorry for Dylan from page one of Below the Mountain. He had big dreams for the life he'd create for him and Lydia at the end of Book 1, even though they had to change their plans at the last minute and leave the Valley where Lydia had grown up. … Continue reading Glimpses of Below the Mountain: Turmoil
How incredible is the Creator of the Universe, who could use anything to turn the hearts of man—yet chooses the weary, the orphan, the defeated—to represent his powerful grace and mercy and give meaning to what the world would say is meaningless?
At nearly seventeen years of age, Lydia finds excitement in the little things as a means of surviving boredom. She observes the change in seasons, enjoys talking to the animals she tends, and to her mama’s frustration—day dreams far too often. Read on to learn about some details that are not fully revealed between the … Continue reading Lydia’s Favorite Things: Beyond the Valley Character Insight
The 2nd Edition of Beyond the Valley is available now! ORDER HERE What Makes the No Eye Has Seen Story Unique? Lydia's Isolation. Imagine the only world you've ever known included just you and a single parent? That parent is the only other human you've interacted with and you've had no choice but to believe all their reasoning … Continue reading Beyond the Valley: Book 1 of the No Eye Has Seen Series
I'm not sure when or where the three elements that make us human were ordered as mind, body, and soul. But I disagree that our minds should come first as far as care. For me, it's when my soul is in a healthy, thriving place and space that I can thrive in the areas of … Continue reading Ten Tips Toward a Healthy Spirit, Mind, and Body Amidst COVID19 and other 2020 Crises