WIFE, MOTHER, Author & GREAT COOK
Hi my friend,
Just a note about my life journey–
Lyme disease robbed me of my health, but by the grace of God, it couldn’t touch my spirit. When I got sick in the early 2000’s, I was forced to retire from a successful thirty-year career as an interior designer.
Confined to bed and in severe pain, I think I might have lost my mind had I not started writing. It literally saved my life. It gave me a purpose to keep living, to keep dreaming.
In my stories, I write about women who overcome difficult circumstances drawing from my own dark days. Now, I can write a new chapter, propped up on pillows, and be happy as a little clam. What the enemy meant for evil, God used for good.
Life is hard, but God is good. It’s my passion to help and encourage other women to be overcomers, resilient and to choose to live a life full of joy regardless of their circumstances.
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The Tent-Maker’s Wife
Nineteen-year-old Priscilla’s privileged life in Rome changes with the stroke of the emperor’s pen in AD 49 when she and her husband Aquila because they are Christians. As the only son of a devout Jewish widow, Aquila feels compelled by duty, to take his mother with them—even though she hates Priscilla because she is a Gentile and a Roman.
Can Priscilla hold on to her faith in a raucous, pagan city—and endure the hatred of her mother-in-law?
From My Heart
"My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness," Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.
2 Corinthians 12:9
Each morning we can choose to trust in God and be thankful. Let's make that choice together.
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
St. Francis of assissi.
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