YOU ARE INVITED: NASHVILLE BOOK SIGNING

I would like to invite you to a special event this Thursday evening, December 1st, at 6:30 at Parnassus Books. If you love Bread and Honey or if you are looking for a meaningful gift for yourself or someone you love this holiday, I hope you will come have a

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The Pocket Cathedral

It's here! With much excitement, I am happy to introduce my new book, The Pocket Cathedral, A Collection of Prayers. This has been a true labor of love with the mission of every word to give hope and draw the heart closer to God. This is a book to keep

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Summer Bookstack

Nothing says Summer more to me than savoring a peach cobbler with vanilla ice cream, enjoying a tall iced tea with lemon, catching lightening bugs with the kids and losing myself in a novel! I am headed out West with the six kids, two dogs and a sack full of

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The Download

We human beings are an interesting lot: quirky, colorful and creative, full of surprises and a wanderlust for life. In another life, I would have been an anthropologist or Barbara Walters. I just love people. Nothing lights me up more than meeting a new person and learning their unique story. Unfortunately, if

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A Spiritual Curio

In my dreams I would have a dinner party, an Otherworldly one. The guest list----my spiritual heroes. I would pull out all the stops, even mastering the perfect chocolate soufflé to thank these illumined figures for opening my eyes, stretching my faith and inspiring my spiritual curiosity. Where would I

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The Royal “Lying In”

  It was the royal tradition in the Middle Ages that a woman with child would commence her "royal lying in chamber," "take to her bed," or enter her "confinement" in the last two months of her pregnancy. (Today we call it bed rest!) If you have read or watched any

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Gone Fishing!

We are headed out West to celebrate my mother in law's 70th birthday. There will be 13 children, 8 adults, and a poodle under one roof with the Grand Tetons as our glorious backdrop. We will fish, hike, float the Snake river, try our best to stay out of the

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A Summer Read

It is with pleasure that I was invited to guest post today on the wildly popular literary blog, Bacon on the Bookshelf. Jennifer Puryear curates a smart and creative blog of all things celebrating the written word. You can relish reviews of nonfiction, fiction, poetry, cookbooks, and many other curious suggestions!

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Matisse Cuts A New Destiny

I often wonder what it truly means to have faith? Is it the great act of holding onto God and never letting go, fierce like a pit bull, despite what life throws at us? Is faith simply a statement, "I believe," and that suffices? Or is it a lifetime of spiritual tête-à-tête's between

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On My Bedside Table

Wouldn't you just love to know what books are living on people's bedside tables?! Not only for good ideas for the next trip to Parnassus Bookshop but also because it would allow us a peak into their life! Usually what we are reading says a lot about who we are,

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