Why, Patchwork to Healing

Patchwork to Healing Book 3 in the York Harbor Series Novels You’ve heard the expression: never have I ever; those words could not be truer for me. Never had I ever imagined that when I first started writing in 2016, that I would by 2019 have my first novel published, let alone three.   Patchwork…

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In the Waiting

My last few blogs were about the seasons of our soul. This season that I find myself in is that of waiting. Waiting for me has always been the hardest part of anything. Being patient and having no control over a situation is difficult. Even if I know I have no actual control, the pure…

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Seasons of the Soul: Winter

It’s late in the winter season. We’ve weathered storms of mighty strength, and yet there is a stillness. The powerful winds of change are stirring. Nature is ready but waiting. Everything seems frozen and dead, but life is ever-so-gently unfolding in their secret places.  Our sanctuary We too have secret places: sanctuaries, if you will,…

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A Blessing in Disguise

I think of these last six years as a great fight in the boxing ring of life. The announcer roars “And now, in center ring–” the crowd goes wild waiting for the match to begin, the fighters face off to determine their fate. But in this match, I don’t wear the boxing gloves. And I’m…

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Pure Imagination

Have you ever imagined the possibilities that exist in your life? I mean really imagined them? Do you realize that we, as ordinary people, can become extraordinary? You’ve heard the expression…the sky’s the limit. Anything is possible, if you truly believe, but here’s the thing…we’ve got to put the work in to make it happen. …

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Seasons of the Soul: Autumn

As a New Englander, I fully embrace this time of year. Perhaps I’m biased with the joy of living in New Hampshire as the leaves turn to brilliant red, gold, and yellow. The splendor of this season rejuvenates my soul and brings me to a place of peace and reflection. We are all, in a…

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A Peaceful Reflection

What do you see when you look in the mirror? We often wear a mask to hide what’s brewing inside of us. When there is a turbulent undercurrent that dwells just below the surface—that we can’t come to terms with—we wish to bury or hide it from others; we put on a smile to reflect…

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Seasons of the Soul: Summer

A time for growth, abundance, activity, energy, and strength. Can you feel it: that warmth that permeates through your skin and into your soul? The deep fire that burns within you can bring healing, and ignite in you a surmountable strength and resiliency. This is a time to deepen our relationships, even with ourselves. It’s…

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Seasons of the Soul: Spring

A time for renewal, replenishment, remembrance, recognition, and resiliency.  We often think of spring as a bridge from the harsh winter to the warmth of summer, but it’s so much more than that.  Our land and our spirit is showing signs of renewal–of a life that has been aching to feel the sun on our…

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Why, Fairy Dust Wishes: For When You’re Different

Never, have I ever, dreamed that I’d be co-writing a children’s book with my younger granddaughter. I’m a romance/fiction novelist, and when my debut book, Hope from Daffodils, launched back in 2019, my two granddaughters were with me, and they participated in the big day’s event. When I was signing over 300 books that lay…

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