Category Archives: Writing

Interview #1: Narnia’s He Beaver and She Beaver, Part I

Sonja: Thank you, Mr. and Mrs. Beaver, for joining me today on my blog, Books and Thoughts on Faith and Friendship. Would you care for some tea? Mrs. Beaver: Our pleasure, dearie. Kettle’s singing! I’ll pour–hang on, did you say your “log?” … Continue reading

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To hear or Not to hear from the Animals

Image credit: Pinterest (no original source located) Praise the LORD from the earth. . . Small creatures and flying birds. . . . Let them praise the name of the LORD.  Psalm 148:7, 10b Most publishers don’t seem to agree … Continue reading

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Pressed Down, Shaken Together

  A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap (Luke 6:38). Thank you to all who contributed toward making the past week one of the most special of my life! Since I … Continue reading

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Needed: Prayer, Please!

Hi Blog Friends and Family! Sophie’s Quest Cover Reveal is RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER! It’s gorgeous! I can’t wait to share it with you all. Soon, very soon! Now that the release date is coming up (BURIEN LIBRARY, Saturday, JUNE … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: Praise the LORD, Small Creatures and Flying Birds

To write or not to write, that was the question. I had an idea for a novel, but was it worth pursuing? Sophie Topfeather and Timley Mouse (in the work that has become Sophie’s Quest),  were clamoring for my attention, but it was … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word to the Free: Free to be People of Hope

Image credit: http://www.thewriteoneblog.com Have you ever been afraid of hope? Afraid that if you try one more time, only to get your hopes dashed again, that it might be too much for you to take? I never knew this kind … Continue reading

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Too Late to Apologize–and to be Grateful?

  Image credit: http://www.beckybakes.net My oldest daughter was home from college for the past week on spring break (one of the reasons I didn’t post a “Wednesday’s Word” column for the past two Wednesdays). What a delight! Her stated objectives … Continue reading

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Looking for Adventure? Try God.

The journey to publication for Sophie Topfeather has taken about fifteen years (with about three months to go).  I remember feeling bugged about the idea for the book for about a decade prior to starting it, and I prayed for the … Continue reading

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Seattle Seahawks Leave No Doubt–Again

If you have a goal, a dream, a vision of what you’d like to do before you leave this earth, I sure hope you watched the Seattle Seahawks defeat the Green Bay Packers in epic fashion last Sunday. Quarterback Russell … Continue reading

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“Did Pete Cry? Goodness, No!”

I apologize in advance for the fact that you’ll be singing this song for the rest of the day, but it’s worth it, I promise! Go ahead–I really want you to hear it, and it won’t take long, so I’ll … Continue reading

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