Here is my latest post with the Hope for Widows Foundation - Just Another Day.
#writingwednesdayDecember 23rd is my father's birthday and Christmas was his favorite holiday. Had he lived, he would've been 71. Since he died almost 20 years ago, it is really hard to picture him that old. I was only 25 when he passed, and even at that time, I thought he was "old." Now that I'm … Continue reading Asking God for Favors
#manuscriptmondayI live in North Carolina, and this holiday season has been unseasonably warm. Normally, I'd be singing the Hallelujah Chorus about flip-flops during a time of year that should be chilly - at a minimum - but I admit that it's been tough to get into the Christmas spirit when it's too warm for red … Continue reading Fire Pits and Oven Mitts
#writingwednesdayI don't know about you, but there is something warm and fuzzy about walking around an outdoor mall in a coat and a hat and gloves with a couple of large shopping bags full of gifts needing to be wrapped. I usually hate shopping. HATE. But at Christmas time, my stomach gets butterflies when I … Continue reading Christmas and Holiday Shopping
#manuscriptmonday tra·di·tiontrəˈdiSH(ə)n/nounnoun: traditionthe transmission of customs or beliefs from generation to generation, or the fact of being passed on in this way."every shade of color is fixed by tradition and governed by religious laws"synonyms:historical convention, unwritten law, mores;oral history, lore, folklore "during a maiden speech, by tradition, everyone keeps absolutely silent"a long-established custom or belief … Continue reading The Use of Traditions in your Writing