Lord, You know that I went into the Thanksgiving week with a good bit of tears. Both of our boys and their wives were spending the holiday with their in-laws and my mind was filled with last year’s memories when the whole Goldsmith crew was together in Atlanta. It was such a happy, hopeful time, … Read More Letters to the Lord: Thanksgiving Bitter and Sweet
September and October have been a blur of comings and goings for me. I’ve shared many times this verse from Psalm 121: “The Lord will guard your going out and your coming in from this time forth and forevermore.” Well, He has and here are a few photos to prove it! I flew from Lyon, … Read More Letters to the Lord: He Who Guards Our Comings and Goings
Dear Lord, September was quite an event-filled month as I flew from France to the US to begin our six-month stay in the States. I will write about all my signings soon, but for now I’m back home in Flintstone, Georgia, and I let out a long sigh of relief and thanksgiving. Across the sunroom … Read More Letters to the Lord: The Truffula Tree and a Giveaway
As I mentioned in the ministry update I shared last Tuesday, I enjoy meeting up with other writers at our missions’ conferences. In Germany, I had the opportunity to share in person with lovely Julia Kramer whom I welcome back today to the blog. Julia’s first children’s novel was publisher this past June. You can … Read More Letters to the Lord: Hydrangeas
Bonjour, dear Ones, Two weeks ago you heard about our forty-year milestone. (And yes, Paul was not exactly thrilled with the way I went on and on about meeting him, but he knows that he married a romantic…) Finally it’s time for a way-overdue snapshot into our last eight months. If you’re on social media, … Read More The Last Eight Months
Dear, dear Lord, I cannot process this truth, but here it is: Forty years ago I stepped onto the campus of International Crusades to begin my short-term mission’s experience in France. Short term, Lord. Three years. And here I am, forty years later, still experiencing ministry in France. I call that GRACE. Amazing grace, Lord. … Read More Letters to the Lord: Forty Years
Dear Readers, I so appreciate all of your enthusiasm for and reviews and photos of ‘Moonlight’! I heard from my publicist a few days ago that ‘Moonlight’ was on the Parable Group’s Bestseller List for last week. That felt like a big hug from the Lord! This lists the top 50 selling items (books, media, … Read More Letters to the Lord: A Bestseller List, an Interview, and A Giveaway
In an unexpected twist of events, you all did such an amazing job helping to spread the word about my new book and preordering from Baker that we ran out of signed book plates and we won’t be able to get more before the books are shipped out on release day. So, thank you all … Read More Good News, Bad News, and Amazing News
It’s countdown time–two weeks before the release of my new novel, By Way of the Moonlight. Yikes! The months and weeks preceding the launch of a novel can be a bit stressful for us authors. We wonder will my readers like the book? What about reviewers? So I was absolutely delighted to receive a lovely … Read More Letters to the Lord: A Countdown Q & A
The simple joys of being back in France in the summer are many. Today I’m celebrating the FOOD! Next time I’ll show some photos of favorite places in and around Lyon. But for now, Bon Appétit! ELIZABETH MUSSER writes ‘entertainment with a soul’ from her writing chalet—tool shed—outside Lyon, France. Find more about Elizabeth’s novels … Read More Letters to the Lord: Food, Glorious Food!
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