Advent Stories, Part 1

Happy December, my friends! My friend Rachel is hosting an Advent Season fiction writing challenge, and I thought it would be fun to take part. Each week, she’ll post a prompt, and I’ll write a short fiction piece related to the prompt. I hope you enjoy this little series, and I’m excited to see whereContinue reading “Advent Stories, Part 1”

Rhythms: Practicing a November Pause

Do you ever feel like the minutes of the day move by at a snail’s pace, but then look at the calendar and realize it’s already time to turn another page or prepare for another change of season? If that sounds familiar, you’re not alone. But while it sometimes feels that time is passing byContinue reading “Rhythms: Practicing a November Pause”

Traditions: Pumpkin Patch, or not?

It’s Fall in the Inland Northwest, and for those of us who live here, Fall equals a trip to Green Bluff. Green Bluff is the ultimate farming and produce area for Spokane. There are multiple farms that transform into Autumn Paradises every year, featuring everything from corn mazes to pumpkin donuts and u-pick fruit. InContinue reading “Traditions: Pumpkin Patch, or not?”

Traditions: October Movie Nights

As so many of my stories do, this one starts in the kitchen, where I add the final touches to our meal. We fill our bowls or plates and gather. Not around the table, as one might think, but in front of the television. Why? Because it’s October, and it’s family movie night. My familyContinue reading “Traditions: October Movie Nights”

Traditions: Soup Sunday

The house is still quiet when I rise from my bed. Most mornings, the smell of brewed coffee greets me, but today I am the first to tread the creaking floorboards. After the normal Friday rituals— Bible, coffee, Instagram— I find myself in the kitchen, mixing flour and water together in anticipation of crusty bread.Continue reading “Traditions: Soup Sunday”

What I Read: March 2022 Edition

Hello, lovely readers! I know I’m a little late with this post, but vacation will do that to you. I branched out in March, and found another new author whose books I’m in love with. If you haven’t yet, please make sure you check out Sarah Sundin. Sarah writes Christian historical fiction/romance set during WorldContinue reading “What I Read: March 2022 Edition”