Starting my serious pursuit of writing as a stay-at-home-mom comes with its advantages: I have no outside income that I have to ever question whether I should quit in order to pursue writing full time. I’m (nearly) by a computer or a pen and paper whenever I need to be (unless someone needs a nose wiped or more breakfast). But, it also comes with its disadvantages. When I started getting bolder about telling others about my writing, writers overwhelmingly responded [...]
This week has been a test of motherhood. There are weeks of being a mom that are carefree and easy going, and then there are weeks like this where everyone is grumpy and in tears by the end of each day. I happily went to church last night for Wednesday Night Bible Study with the sole purpose of having a kid-free few hours. It’s not the best motivation, but it is what it is. I was beat. When our pastor [...]
When I tell people parts of my testimony, people sometimes chalk up the most amazing occurrences to “coincidence.” But, with God, there IS no coincidence. Last night, I was wading through emails for research for my novel. The experience I’m basing my novel off of has a whole slew of emails related to it. I had forgotten I had even saved them. I thought they were all sent to an email address that I no longer had. But, I found [...]
The story God gave me.