I didn’t set out to write a book about the meaning of a flower—the story did that. What I discovered is the meaning of the daffodil: a new beginning. Sophie Anderson, the main character, is a florist who suffers a great loss. The love of her life unexpectedly dies, and she is faced with a…

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Waking Up to a New Beginning: It isn’t often that I beat myself up. Who am I kidding, I beat myself up all the time! Sure, I know I’m not perfect or some kind of wonder woman, but it would be nice if I could just accomplish what I’d set out to do for the…

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It’s all in how you look at it. 2020 was a year of great loss for so many of us. To start my year, my beloved mom passed away. It was bittersweet, as she’d wanted to be in heaven for a long time. Looking back, I know it was a blessing to lose her when…

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Days of Olde This time of year we make our list, and as the saying goes, we check it twice. We search for the perfect gifts for our loved ones in hopes that they’ll love them. We decorate our homes with bobbles and things that bring back memories of the past and tradition: those cherished…

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Welcome to my website; I’m thrilled to have you here. It’s my hope that you will find it enjoyable and enticing as you invite me into your home. Living a hope-filled life is the essence of who I am, and I delve deeper into the promise of hope within my novels, by using its meaning…

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