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Novel: The Bluebird, Uncategorized, Writing Miscellany

Three Ways to Come Up with a Story Idea

Many years ago, in 2008, I decided to try my hand at Nanowrimo. If you've never heard of that delightful mouthful, it stands for National Novel Writing Month, and it's an event that takes place throughout the month of November. Crazy people who love to write (like me) decide to write 50,000 words in one… Continue reading Three Ways to Come Up with a Story Idea

Books, Novel: The Bluebird, Uncategorized

On the Bookshelf – October, 2019

Thanks to an amazing fifteenth anniversary trip that involved many, many hours in various airports, I read so much in October. And the month's not even over. We spent a week on Prince Edward Island--a life-long dream--and it was lovely. Off-season, not at all crowded, glorious fall weather, slow mornings and many walks on the… Continue reading On the Bookshelf – October, 2019

Theology and Parenting

Four Christ-Centered Easter Traditions to Try with Your Kids

Is there any holiday that is richer for Christians than Easter (or Resurrection Sunday, to be precise)? The celebration that encompasses so much: our salvation, our rescue, Jesus’ resurrection, our reconciliation to God, Jesus’ victory over sin, death, hell, and the grave…the list goes on and on. It is the most important day in the… Continue reading Four Christ-Centered Easter Traditions to Try with Your Kids