Dear Readers–On Filling up the {ink}Well

Thank you for allowing me to pop in to say a quiet 'hello'  and share some thoughts on my writing in this space. Since the release of my Advent/Christmas/Epiphany book last year, so richly received by many kind folks~yay~I have decided to walk slowly forward writing-wise here on my blog. I've discovered the energy it [...]

Why Your Story Matters

Some friends and I were having lunch the other day, discussing various challenges to find the time to write—caring for children, caring for our homes, talking with spouses, all manner of delights and duties. Then there was the other ‘D’—distractions. In between bites of fish and chips, I lamented the ease with which I am [...]

Shaping the River Into Words

"My heart bursts its banks, spilling beauty and goodness.   I pour it out in a poem to the king, shaping the river into words:" Psalm 45:1, The Message ~*~*~*~*~* Some people are artists who process their world through paint and pen, fabric, clay, paper. Thoughts become images or design, an expression of what's inside [...]