January 27, 2014

Matthew 6:19-21   19) Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:   20) But lay up for ourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:   21) For where […]

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Prostitute at the Well

January 20, 2014

For the past few weeks I’ve been querying Literary Agents in hopes that one will take the bait and represent my new novel, The River Keeper. To date I have sent out 47 proposals and out of those I have only received two personal messages back. I took one agent’s suggestion to heart and revised […]

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Camper Crazy

January 13, 2014

Philippians 4:11 Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.   Do you ever get a notion in your head that you’ve just got to have something? Maybe a new car or sofa. What about a big screen TV? A new house, […]

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Hunting, The Big Dawg Way

January 5, 2014

It’s strange sitting at home on a Sunday morning. The temperature outside is hovering around freezing, the sidewalks, parking lots and porches are covered with a thin sheet of ice so instead of taking a chance that someone might fall and break a hip, or ankle, or wrist, the powers that be have called off […]

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Another Year Under The Belt (Literally)

January 1, 2014

Well, another year has come and gone. What will 2014 deliver? Continued good health or will sickness come knocking at my door, or the door of a loved one? Will the world’s economy continue to escalate into more debt? Might this be the year that Jesus calls His children home?   I always feel a […]

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December 17, 2013

1 Thessalonians 5:18 In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.   At this special time of year I want to take a few minutes to reflect and offer thanks to all who have crossed my path this past year and touched my life. There is […]

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Whirlwind Affair

December 10, 2013

Since Matty the manger mouse was dropped off at my door via a FedEx truck almost three months ago I feel like my life has been caught up in a whirlwind. I’ve been blown all across North Carolina and even into parts of Tennessee and Virginia. Four of Matty’s stories were even air mailed to […]

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Cherish the Moments

December 2, 2013

James 4:14 Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.   This past weekend I started writing notes inside the Christmas cards that I’ll be sending out this year. Being the word nerd […]

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Giving Back

November 24, 2013

Hebrews 13:1-2 Let brotherly love continue. Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.   Do you feel blessed or beaten down? Are you healthy, living in a home with heat and air conditioning, and have plenty to eat? If you answered yes to all three of these situations then […]

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“The Manger Mouse” is Going to Mast General Store

November 18, 2013

I am so excited! Matty, the manger mouse has found a new home at Mast General Store in Boone and Hendersonville. That’s right. Matty has crept into the hearts of those Mast General Store executives, just like he quietly sneaked into the manger to sleep at baby Jesus’ feet the night Jesus was born.   […]

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