5 Non-Fiction Books That Changed My Life

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Since I focused on fiction last month, I thought I’d foray into non-fiction this month. Confession: I am PICKY about non-fiction. It can be very hard for me to stay focused with it. I need applicable stories and concise takeaways. I need step-by-step instruction and the why behind it. I need something to click and stay with me long after …

It’s Raining Books!

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It’s raining books this spring, how wonderful is that? We don’t even have to wash our cars after. 🤣 I don’t know if anyone else gets this joke, but my husband is an avid car washer, so anytime it rains even a tiny bit, he’s out in the driveway cleaning vehicles. I think it’s his stress relief, and since I benefit, …

Behind the Scenes: The Veteran’s Vow

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If you follow me on Pinterest, you’ll know that I pin character and town inspirations as I’m plotting my books. The Veteran’s Vow was no different. When I was inventing the town, I knew it needed to be easily accessible to airports since Ellery has veterans arrive at her facilities for service dog training. I decided to combine elements from …

Grief & The Best Laid Plans

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Hello, friends! My blog post is up a little late this month because I decided to delay so that I could link up to The Veteran’s Vow release month giveaway (Details on are my news page!) My original plan was to sneak up to Monument and Palmer Lake in Colorado and take pictures as I basically combined those two towns …

Living in the Middle

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A few weeks ago, I listened to a podcast by Paul Tripp entitled God and Surprises. It was one of those subjects that stayed with me, and I kept thinking about it long after. In the podcast, Paul talked about a disruption in his schedule and an embarrassing line of reasoning he’d gotten caught up in. This embarrassing line of …