Category Archives: Faith

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Touched by an Angel

My latest essay, “Help with the Laundry,” appears in

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Annie F. Downs Book Giveway … And the Winner Is

Congratulations to Rose, who won the copy of Annie F. Downs recent book, “Let’s All Be Brave!” Friends, have a wonderful weekend!

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A Chance to Win the New Annie F. Downs Book: “Let’s All Be Brave”

Annie F. Downs is a young American writer and speaker who has a close relationship with God. She doesn’t have God hanging off her sleeve like a charm that shouts “Notice me, notice me,” though. Annie’s got God shining from … Continue reading

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SonTreasure Island Vacation Bible School: Another Successful Theme & Week!

  As long-time member of Central Presbyterian Church in Montclair, N.J. I’ve helped out over the years with our Vacation Bible School (VBS), from leading crafts to decorating for the themed week. This year I was away for the actual VBS week, but I got … Continue reading

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Spring = Hope

When I am sad. When my spirit is drooping. I look for beauty. To replenish my soul. This post is dedicated to those who lost their lives, limbs and innocence at the Boston Marathon on Monday.  

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Writing: The Road to Awesome and Fighting Fear

Critic’s Math: 1 insult + 1,000 compliments = 1 insult  Fear holds many of us back. As you work on your writing, as you write your blog, you will bump into fear, according to writer and speaker Jon Acuff. Fear … Continue reading

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Blogging: How to Get Support for Your Dreams

“The flame of creativity doesn’t go out.” — Jon Acuff At BlissDom I learned that writers, bloggers are supported by three circles of people: 1. Spouse or significant other. 2. Family and friends. 3. Other dreamers you know. Writing is a solitary, … Continue reading

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A Newbie Reporting, Ma’am! Blissdom 2013

“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.”  Thoreau My funny left me around about October 2012…when I hurt my back, Superstorm Sandy came to visit, and people I know and love started to sicken. And worse. I struggled … Continue reading

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A Neutral Lipstick for Casual Spring Days

Do you love lipstick? I love lipstick. After a winter of wearing mostly Chanel Rouge Coco in Muse I’m ready for something less intense…more…neutral — be it a beige or a peach or a pink — for everyday wear. What … Continue reading

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