Seaman Joseph Wojciechowski sits atop a military vehicle while at sea in S. Pacific. He wouldn't survive his mission. In tribute to the day on which we honor the sacrifices of 645,000 American men and women who have lost their lives in service to their country, I’m posting a story from my book, It Was... Continue Reading →
Charles Dunwoody — WWII Army Chaplain
On Day 4 of Military Appreciation Week I’m featuring an excerpt of a story of Charles Dunwoody who served in the Army in World War II. Dunwoody’s entire story is told in my book, Battle of the Bulge: Stories From Those Who Fought and Survived. Here is the Kindle version. This blog is dedicated to... Continue Reading →
Battle of the Bulge Book Is Released!
Battle of the Bulge: Stories From Those Who Fought and Survived is available on Amazon. It’s here! The book that has taken me the longest to write -- three years – arrived in a mighty shipment on Friday! Battle of the Bulge: Stories From Those Who Fought and Survived released on Amazon on July 1.... Continue Reading →
What Does the Cross Mean to You?
My husband and I attend a small country church called St Luke. We love the people and the way they pray and serve and seek God’s will in everything. We especially love the look of the exterior-- inviting, well-kept. In recent years it earned a face-lift. Can you spot the difference between the two photos?... Continue Reading →
Jeannette & Bruce Kenline Serving God and Country
This story is the result of interviews with a couple I met while working at a retirement home. They were the first couple I had met who had both served in the military. I admire them both. I didn't have photos of them in uniform but the helmet is pretty awesome! ******* Jeannette and Bruce Kenline... Continue Reading →
Make My Faithfulness Like a Double Shot of Espresso!
And He came to the disciples and found them sleeping and said to Peter, “So you men could not keep watch with Me for one hour?” (Matthew 26:40) If there had been coffee shops during Jesus Christ’s time, I’m convinced He would have taken one look at Peter’s, James’ and John’s sleepy faces at Gethsemane... Continue Reading →
Follow The Writers View for Practical Advice
If you are a Christian who is a writer or feels God has called you to be a writer but you don't know what to do first, I recommend you join TWV1 -- The Christian Writers View Group on Yahoo. I've followed it for many years and have found it to be informational, biblical and... Continue Reading →
Devo: Will You Choose to Sink or Swim in Trusting God?
A devotional thought for summer. ** ‘And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.’ Philippians 2:8 New American Standard Bible When my kids were small, I took them to swim lessons. Trained instructors demonstrated how to perform each stroke.... Continue Reading →
Share the Story (Or Two) inside of You!
I believe every person has a story inside of them. They may not know about the story. In many cases I’ve helped people tell their stories by interviewing them and then with their permission writing their stories, usually in magazines and newspapers. Nowadays I’m most known for the 11 non-fiction children’s books I’ve written. But... Continue Reading →
Want to Grow as a Writer? Join a Writing Group!
People often ask me what is something they can do to promote their writing career. I always advise them to meet regularly with other writers. The reasons are myriad. I help lead 2 Christian writing clubs and belong to several others that I attend as time permits. Due to time constraints, for me the most... Continue Reading →