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The Life of a Preacher's Kid. I’ve now written TWO books about preachers’ wives. Now I’ve taken on a PK!!! Joy, a confused, alienated preacher’s daughter, flaunts her purple hair and piercings in my new book, Reclaiming Lily. I can see...

It’s here, it’s here! My favorite time of year is finally here. I love autumn. Even more so than summer, I love fall. It seems nature’s canvas explodes in vibrant colors and the trees become pretty clusters of orange, red, and yellow hues. This...

I have to wonder about the person who put the letters on this sign. The optimist in me wants to believe this is a legitimate typo—a mere misspelling of the word “stuffed”. But what if this isn’t a typo? What if the person who created this sign...

Favorite Books

Favorite Quotes

You become what you think about

Earl Nightingale

When somebody shows you who they are, believe them

May Angelou

Career Advice

Reentering the Workforce

This has been an incredibly busy time for me. After a five-year sabbatical, to research and write my novel, I have reentered the workforce. As of this week I am now new Director of Operations at...

5 Tips for Using LinkedIn to...

Can networking help you find job leads, potential customers, and business contacts? The answer is an unequivocal yes. Because networking is so important in establishing relationships, regardless of the industry, it becomes...

Resume Writing Tips

I’ve read thousands of resumes over the years and I’d have to say that there is one common weakness that I see repeatedly. Most people tend to list their job responsibilities (i.e. I did this, I did that, responsible for this...