Auf Wiedersehen

This summer we will spend three weeks in Germany. I am almost beside myself with anticipation. It is interesting to think that we land in Frankfurt (presumably, because of recent air travel disruptions) at the exact date and hour of my mother’s passing back in 2006. It is one of those things my friend CyndyContinue reading “Auf Wiedersehen”

Author Insights

As I’ve been working diligently on Book 2, I have found not one but three characters that are central to the story. There is yet another who will come to prominence later on. For those who like to ask questions about the writing process, this may be of interest. With the exception of some insightsContinue reading “Author Insights”

“Little Fits Where Big Doesn’t”

“…it is a sin to be always seeking to hide that which God has bestowed upon us for the good of others.” – CH Spurgeon You can read Spurgeon’s entire evening devotional for January 12 here. It only takes two minutes and is well worth reading. While I can’t add much to what this greatContinue reading ““Little Fits Where Big Doesn’t””

Sani: Russian Church Reopenings by the German Army in WW2

Saturday (June 12) is the last day to get my novel Sani free on Kindle. A dear friend pointed out a few “omissions” so I have uploaded an updated version. Thank you K. K.! There are many parts of this book that I love, but I thought tonight I’d write about Chapter 20, the churchContinue reading “Sani: Russian Church Reopenings by the German Army in WW2”

Published!

Yesterday my ebook was published, and today it is free on Kindle for five days. I could’ve done better with promotion before the fact, but I’m new to all this and didn’t want to risk an anxiety attack getting it all figured out. God is in control and it will go where He wants itContinue reading “Published!”

Hannah and Friedrich

Hannah stood at the train station, her arms wrapped tightly around her husband Friedrich’s waist. Her tears darkened the olive-drab of his uniform shirt, and she worried that he’d be embarrassed, but as she tried to move her head away he pulled her closer, one hand on the back of her head, pressing her wetContinue reading “Hannah and Friedrich”