Entrusted: Interview with Kyle Swarthmore

This week I’ve had fun interviewing the characters from my Adirondack romance, Entrusted. Today you have the opportunity to meet bad-boy Kyle Swarthmore. Kyle, did you grow up in Speculator Falls? What’s the connection? I visited every weekend during summers. My dad bought a summer home outside Speculator Falls. Do you call Speculator Falls home? Yes. Well, during the week I stay in Newark. But lately I’ve been working on…

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Saturday Confession: Practice What I Teach

It was a rare summer Wednesday evening where I actually had teaching to do with tween girls. One of the girls was back after missing several weeks for sports, so we played catch up. The unit was “Commitment to Christ.” The lesson was basically why He’s worth following.         At first I wasn’t very excited because it wasn’t that long ago I read the same lines and…

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Saturday Confession: When Your Pet Peeve Comes Back to Teach You a Lesson

I try to be flexible. I do. But there are some things that drive me crazy. People in the left lane going 20mph. Movie goers who take forever to open up food bags and then eat with their mouth open. And then there’s the group that veto an idea because “that’s not the way we’ve done it.” I’ve struggled with all of those and the last is particularly difficult because…

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Saturday Confession: When the Rose Color Comes Off Our Glasses

I have a few confessions today. One, I know you’re there. Yep, you aren’t leaving comments for the most part, and that’s okay. Twice a month I check the back end of things here to make sure everything is working and it’s there I see how many of you visit, and for how long. Lately, many of you are coming to me in person or through a private message sharing…

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Saturday Confession: Permission Denied to Pee on My Fire

It’s morbid but for years I contemplated what I wanted on my tombstone before I started thinking about cremation (my mother-in-law was cremated.) I decided for all the wonderful quotes and attributes to be remembered by, “She believed God” was the most accurate. Thanks to God using Beth Moore’s Believing God to absolutely change my life, I no longer just believed in God, I believed Him. It hasn’t been without…

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