Peace Garden Mama II

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   Mar 04

writing wednesdays: the buzz on our book

There aren’t too many greater thrills in life than sharing the work of your heart with a friend, especially a friend of the heart. I’ll write more on that soon, but today, I want to call your attention to something else. Shhh, do you hear that? It’s the buzz about our book! I don’t want […]

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   Mar 02

meaningful mondays: so much sorrow

I hesitate writing posts like this, and yet by not doing so, by only writing about the joys — and there are many — I fear I might somehow miss reaching someone, or come across as unauthentic. There comes a time, and Lent seems fitting for it, to show that along with all of the […]

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   Feb 27

faith & family fridays: ‘redeemed by grace’ sightings

Seems every time I turn around, another one is turning up. Here’s one of the first sightings of our “Redeemed by Grace” book. It’s only been out a little more than a week now but the pre-orders helped get this story flying into the hands of those eager to hear how God moved the heart […]

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   Feb 25

writing wednesdays: best part of my week so far

I’m in love. That’s all there is to it. Well, wouldn’t you be too if you found out you were an auntie to this little sweetheart??!! Auntie, not by blood, but by spirit. I can’t wait to share more about this honey bunch, but you’ll have to go here to find out!

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   Feb 23

meaningful mondays: a little vase of something fun to come + a soup story

I’m just a little excited about something. Hint: It’s green and yellow and warms my heart. Only I can’t say exactly where this will be, or what will come with it. BUT…I think those who have been faithful followers of Peace Garden Mama and Peace Garden Writer, or even just plain old friends with little […]

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   Feb 20

faith & family fridays: surprise! a song for our book!

I still remember how I learned about the song. “I have something to share with you,” Ramona wrote in a text. “Do you have a minute?” Soon, we were talking by phone and she told me about the song she and her daughter Lorena had written together; a song that was linked to the book […]

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   Feb 18

writing wednesdays: how did these characters add to our book launch?

They were an added bonus, and I look forward to sharing just how. Come read the full scoop over at Peace Garden Writer!

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   Feb 16

meaningful mondays: peek at chapter 1, and be a fly on the wall of our webcast tonight, Feb. 16!

Those who’ve been reading my blog the past weeks know that I’ve written a book about former Planned Parenthood manager Ramona Trevino, and that it’s coming out soon. Well, soon is now! This is the week our book, “Redeemed by Grace,” launches! You can be among the first to read the first chapter of this […]

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   Feb 13

faith & family fridays: our Feb. 16 webcast will be led by prominent, national pro-life leaders

Before I say anything else, please do me the honor of going here and registering for a webcast set for Monday night to learn the inside scoop on our book, “Redeemed by Grace.” It’s super easy to sign up. Your name and email is pretty much all we’ll need. And then, you just set your […]

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   Feb 11

writing wednesdays: what is a book trailer anyway?

We’ve got one, and we’re pretty excited about it. It’s just one more way of presenting the book we’ve been waiting for months now to share with you all. It features the author, Ramona, who gives just some glimpses of the story she told and I wrote. Ramona’s quite a special person. I look forward […]

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