What if You Could Talk to Your 23 Year Old Self?

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If there was a way to have a conversation with your 23 year old self, what would you say to her or him? What choices would you tell them to make differently than you did the first time around? That’s the question at the core of my latest novel, The Five Times I Met Myself. (Releases today!) Here’s a brief description: …

What Sets You Free?

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Day of celebrating our nations’s freedom tomorrow. Hot dogs, hamburgers, fireworks, friends and family together. Makes me think of another kind of freedom. Your freedom. Mine. What Sets You Free? What makes your heart come alive? What inspires you? Encourages you? Brings you life and hope? It’s a question I don’t ask enough, that I don’t act on enough. Do you …

Two Great Questions At Yesterday’s Dinner

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On Christmas afternoon, Darci, Taylor, Micah, and always I head over to my sister’s house. Around the table at dinner, Taylor asked a question of the elders that started a powerful discussion. “What do you wish you knew when you were our age?” (Taylor and his cousin Paul are 22, Micah and Paul’s sister Emma are nineteen.) The answers from my …

My Friend’s Book is Finally Here!

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I met Lori Roeleveld online. Somehow I stumbled across her excellent blog and was captivated immediately. A few years later I met her face to face at a writing conference, and we’ve become great friends. Yes, Lori is a tremendous writer, and has penetrating insights into the human condition, but even more so, she is a tremendous person. She’s celebrating the …

Scavenger Hunt Stop # 9!

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Yes! You made it to Stop # 9, your next step to winning fab prizes like a Kindle Fire HDX and/or 30+ novels. We’ll get to the good stuff in a few seconds, but first a few housekeeping items: Contest Details The Hunt starts officially at noon Mountain Time on Friday, Oct 17th so if you’re here early, you’ll want to …

Want More Freedom In Your Life?

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Want more freedom? My first novel, ROOMS might bring you some. A great many readers have told me Jesus used the book to speak deep into their souls and set them free from things they’d carried for years. With that in mind, wanted to let you know today is the last day you can get a Kindle copy for just …

How I Write

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If you were an author (and I know some of my readers are) how would you write your books? My friend, Lisa T. Bergen ask me to take part in a Writing Process Blog Hop (you can see how Lisa writes, here) where each author on the hop answers four quick questions about how they put together their stories. Here …