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Mercy Triumphs appears in a few more blogs…yay! Check them out: Reading is My Superpower Inklings and Notions By the Book Texas Book-aholic Heck of a Bunch and MeaganDavenport Don’t forget you can still send your name and city/state to get in the drawing for a FREE COPY! And guess what! An additional chance to win a FREE COPY and you can…

Win a FREE Book

Today you can enter to win a FREE copy of Mercy Triumphs if you go to A Christian Writer’s World and leave your name and where you live (state or country). And while you are there, you can check out my interview and even read the first page of the book. Also, I am so excited to have Mercy Triumphs appear…

Rain

Rain today. Lots of it. Nothing like the damaging rain in Texas. No, this is a day-long tropical rain. It’s wonderful. I make a cup of mint tea and sip it while I work through a digital pile of emails. I love rain in the tropics. The air is cool and fresh. Today I am reminded of why the rain…

Hello Cairo!

I went to Cairo last year. It was a little like coming home and a little like going to a foreign land. Many years have passed since I lived in that part of the world, so there was an element of newness. I tried to capture it in this description of my first impressions: I arrive in Cairo and walk…

Missing Out

Only a couple of weeks left of summer…what? I’m in that awkward stage of trying to finish the summer well while also preparing for the kids to start the Fall semester and me to slip back (or rather: force myself back) into a routine. It’s like trying to switch into neutral and first gear simultaneously. My writing has been pushed…

Mud Pie Ministry

This excerpt is taken from my devotional book Cottage in the Kampung: “That evening after sunset the people brought to Jesus all the sick and demon-possessed.” Mark 1:32 I have watched so many Bible movies (and as a child seen so many flannel-graph stories) that the scenes in my mind, as I read Bible stories, are often a sterile picture…