As a homeschooler, my greatest challenge was also my greatest joy: spending all day, everyday, with my kids. I loved learning with them, seeing their faces light up when they mastered something and finding ways to tailor the learning to their strengths. But it wasn’t all fingerpaint and field trips. It was also finding ways…… Continue reading Kidlit resources for homeschoolers
Our deepest fear
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of…… Continue reading Our deepest fear
Five Keys to Finding Your Purpose
Finding your purpose is crucial to living a fulfilled life. The following are five key questions that may help in the process. How well do you know yourself? Knowing yourself, what you are naturally drawn to and what areas interest you is a good initial indicator in finding your purpose. It may be an interest…… Continue reading Five Keys to Finding Your Purpose
The Forged in Flames series from Word Alive Press is now complete and available online
Through the Fire, the third installment in the Forged in Flames series, is now available for pre-order from Chapters Indigo! Through the Fire follows 17 year old Joey Floretti as he chases his dreams and faces life altering consequences. Through the Fire completes the series which started with Embers and continued in A Spark of…… Continue reading The Forged in Flames series from Word Alive Press is now complete and available online
A Spark of Faith has arrived!
I am very excited and grateful to announce the arrival of book # 2 in the Forged in Flames series, A Spark of Faith! If you are in the Timmins area and would like your own copy I would love to hear from you. I look forward to hearing your comments and seeing your reviews!…… Continue reading A Spark of Faith has arrived!
A Spark of Faith Sneak Peek: Chapter One
CHAPTER ONE Alex Smiley slammed the door and ran up the stairs to his room. His mother May turned from the dining table where she was folding laundry. Shocked, she looked at the stairs where her son had just disappeared. “Alex?” she called. She moved to the base of the stairs and tried again. “Alex?…… Continue reading A Spark of Faith Sneak Peek: Chapter One
A Spark of Faith with a dash of patience!
A Spark of Faith, book 2 in the Forged in Flames series, is out in bookstores and online wherever books are sold. Unfortunately, there has been a delay in printing and I do not have physical copies to sell at the moment. To order directly from my publisher, please visit the Word Alive Press online…… Continue reading A Spark of Faith with a dash of patience!
Why not me?
Why not me? Those three words fit my life. They express so much in such a small space. So do I, by the way. I’m not a very big person. She is small, but she is mighty. I’ve always liked that quote. So, why not me? When bad things happen people respond with oh, poor…… Continue reading Why not me?