Personal Physician

Personal Physician Yep, it is the Lord. Pneumonia and antibiotics might consort against my health but the Lord stands near, soothing my fevered brow, nurturing my ailing body, lifting my sagging spirits, and giving my husband extra patience and stamina. I never reach for the Lord’s comfort and remain unsatisfied. I cannot recommend His services Read More …

Integrity

Personal Integrity I decided to view my writer’s block as a drag on my self-esteem. If I make a promise to myself to write, and my health allows, I will write. God willing.

Common Ground

Now we must search for common ground in a divided nation.  We’re looking for who to love until they can love themselves– not who to hate or blame for circumstances that affect us all. Reach out to the winners of the election. Find out how to meet their needs or at least listen to their concerns. Read More …

The 23rd Psalm

For over a decade I have used the 23rd Psalm for the last morning prayer to start each day. My son, an agnostic, once said Christians are like a flock of sheep, mindlessly following each other. I told him I agree, “The Lord is my shepherd.” I’ve read the next few words in different versions Read More …

IWSG: Aeneid One

Aeneid One November 3, 2016 Arms I sing – on my man, The last to come near this crone. Of Newark, graduated to Arbors where a squirrel welcomed him. My man battered by meek false friends, gathered his own powers to face the universe of secrets. My man who suffered greatly in life until he could find his true love Read More …

IWSG: New Marketing Source

Tom Blubaugh on LinkedIn has a following of experienced writers who freely give information to Tom’s followers. For instance: “LinkedIn is my favorite when it comes to getting people interested in the services we offer. Probably the most difficult for selling books. The thing we need to investigate before getting on any social media platform Read More …

Burial Ground Research

Ann Arbor’s Bus Orphan Research During the draft stage, I failed to spend time researching Native American sacred burial sites. Rewriting the character-driven plot, I now notice the gaping lack of setting details. Google has come to the rescue. When last I sought details for Michigan tribes in my 1812 book “North Parish” I availed Read More …

Kerrytown BookFest

Kerrytown BookFest Ann Arbor writers introduced themselves, I’ve listed their websites and names to thank them for their generosity and to let my Michigan readers learn about the treasure trove of talent in Ann Arbor. In no particular order: 1. WWAAY Women Writers of Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti: 2016 Fall Conference. AM workshops and PM readings, 3222 Read More …