We’re home in France! I am sitting in the chaise lounge behind the house, drinking a cup of chai tea from my favorite mug bought in Aigues-Mortes two summers ago, with my Bible and prayer list and freshly cut ‘belles de nuit’ sitting on the little wrought iron table beside me. This is My. Place. … Read More Letters to the Lord: Taking Time Off
Wonderful Kim Platt joins Letters to the Lord today with a message about Warning Messages. Enjoy! Does your phone ever give you that message, ‘you are off-line’. It usually happens to me when I’m trying to use Google Maps. You know when I’m really trying to find some place or even when I’m lost. I’m … Read More Letters to the Lord: Warning Messages
On Saturday, our younger son, Chris, married his love, Ashlee. The whole week has been filled with wonder and wonderful memories which I will tell you about soon. But today, I’m honored to share this blog post from my niece, Meggin Musser, who attended the wedding with her husband and our oldest nephew, Austin. I … Read More Letters to the Lord: Reflections on a Life Well Lived
Dear Friends, It is such a joy to be able to write to you all today, I am so grateful to Elizabeth Musser for her kindness in giving me the opportunity to share what’s on my heart right now. Today, I was reflecting upon what it looks like to have a thankful and grateful heart … Read More Letters to the Lord: The Goodness of God
The Little Girls in the Room—Praying with the Imagination Recently, I did a prayer exercise called ‘Praying with the Imagination’ with my spiritual director, Letha. If you’ve never heard of this exercise, the following may be a stretch for you. But stay with me for a minute. Life has been challenging lately. That feeling of … Read More Letters to the Lord: The Little Girls in the Room
Another summer break is just around the corner, and we have not booked a holiday apartment yet. Again. (It is already really hot here, but the school year in Austria isn´t finished yet). This year we desperately want to finally spend some time at the sea! Beaches, waves, wide open spaces! We have already spent … Read More Letters to the Lord: Trust
Two Crosses, the first novel I wrote way back in 1995, is on sale for $.99 as an e-book today. I thought you might enjoy reading the story I penned in 1994 that tells of the events leading up to receiving my first contract for my first book: The Transfer Ticket A few weeks … Read More Letters to the Lord: The Transfer Ticket
I’m a citizen of two countries. I hold two passports. I speak two languages. And I celebrate two independence days. And I am the richer for it. I am proud to be an American, and I am proud to be French. On July 4th I celebrate America’s Independence and on July 14th I celebrate France’s. … Read More Letters to the Lord: The 4th or the 14th of July?
The Transfiguration: “ After six days Jesus took Peter, James, and John and led them up a high mountain by themselves to be alone. He was transfigured in front of them, and his clothes became dazzling—extremely white as no launderer on earth could whiten them. Elijah appeared to them with Moses, and they were talking with … Read More Letters to the Lord: Overshadowed
Once again I welcome Margaret Kirby as my guest blogger today. Her beautiful post gives us much to ponder alone with God. “Better is one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere; I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of the wicked” (Psalm 84:10). … Read More Letters to the Lord: One Day in Your Courts
All I can say is “Thank you”, Lord. And Merci! I had no thought of receiving this honor, especially since I was entered in the category of Literary Fiction with very talented authors from the general market–not the inspirational market. But on Saturday, as I lay sick in bed at a lodge in Western Kentucky … Read More Letters to the Lord: Georgia Author of the Year Finalist
The week was everything I hoped for and more, and I was exhausted. When you have twenty-one people spanning four generations together, it can be. Joy and drama packed in together. The second day as Paul and I were finally heading to the beach, our youngest nephew greeted us at the bottom of the steps … Read More Letters to the Lord: Hilton Head Happiness
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