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Super Easy Fudge Recipe

Those who know me, know I avoid cooking and baking unless absolutely necessary (which obviously happens at least once per day for the family). If the recipe calls for more than six ingredients, it’s doubtful I’ll make it. But, give me something easy, and I’ll think about it. Something like my Fudgies recipe. Not only Read More

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Chocolate Worship

“If you are returning to the Lord with all your HEARTs, then rid yourselves of the foreign gods and the Ashtoreths and commit yourselves to the Lord and serve him only, and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines.” 1 Samuel 7:3 It’s so easy to take this verse at face value and Read More

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The Grinch Game

One of my can’t-miss movies every Christmas season is Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch  Stole Christmas (the cartoon version). I love the music, the characters, the story, the message. And who can’t help but sing along with “You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch”? [Aside – if you want to hear a fun version of You’re Read More

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The Next Big Thing

Thanks to Nicole Petrino-Salter over at Into the Fire (if you want to be inspired or challenged, check out Nicole’s excellent blog!), I’ve been tagged in a game of The Next Big Thing and get to answer questions about my books. I’m in editing mode right now, so I’ll spotlight the book I’m working on Read More

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Don’t Stop!

Fix these words of mine in your HEARTs and minds; tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads. Deuteronomy 11:18 Don’t stop at that verse. Take out your Bible, turn to Deuteronomy, Chapter 11 and read the entire passage. It says to put away idols–put away those things, those plans, those Read More

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Favorite Christmas Music

For me, one of the best things about the Christmas season is the music. I love the big choir church hymns and the latest rocker versions. Now I do have my favorites, several from years ago, and a few more recently. They all succeed in one very important thing: pointing to Christ, reminding me He’s Read More

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Novel Anticipation … December 2012

Admittedly, this month’s list of anticipated releases is shorter than normal, which is perfectly fine with me since my reading time has been cut drastically. But two books (that demonstrate my eclectic reading tastes) by veteran authors are on my must-read list for the month. HURT (Solitary Tales Series #4) by Travis Thrasher – I Read More