Historical research, Living in Faith, Monday Musings

10 snippets of wisdom from MLK, Jr.

Today is the third Monday of January, which means it’s the federal holiday in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. We all know about Dr. King and his dreams of seeing equality for all people here in America and around the globe. But do you know much about what else he said? I’m far from… Continue reading 10 snippets of wisdom from MLK, Jr.

Christian fiction, Historical research, Monday Musings, Scripture verses

6 things you might not know about the Quakers

I love that reading fiction helps me escape to another time or place, into a world that entertains me and gives me a break from work/house stuff/playing family errand runner and chauffeur. I love it even more when reading a novel teaches me some new things. The book I read this weekend is a perfect… Continue reading 6 things you might not know about the Quakers

Fun Friday, Historical research, Uncategorized

Time to Drain

Paper towels. How many times a week -- or even each day -- do you snag one off the roll? I do it all the time and never gave it a second thought ... until I found myself writing about it in my novel. Here's the scenario. My character is cooking breakfast and takes bacon… Continue reading Time to Drain

Historical research, Uncategorized

Tear vases

It's my day to have a post over on Favorite PASTimes, and I wrote about tear vases -- something you might have heard of but that was new to me when I visited a Biblical museum a few weeks ago. Hop over and check it out!