Heart-breaking Incident Inspires Author

Years ago, I witnessed an incident that brought tears. A teen girl who thought she was better than everyone else held a slumber party. She invited every girl in her class except one shy, often ignored classmate. The cruel act destroyed what little self-esteem the outcast girl had. It took years for her to seeContinue reading “Heart-breaking Incident Inspires Author”

Powerful Scene Brings Tears

“The Thief on the Cross” [guest post] With more than 190,000 books in print, former writing student, long-term friend, and award-winning author of Wholesome Books for Kids, Susan K. Marlow is one of the best writers I have ever had the privilege of instructing. Her newest post on her popular ANDI’S BLOG, copied with her permission,Continue reading “Powerful Scene Brings Tears”

Family Favorites Times Three

What is better than a good book? A trio of fun, inspirational titles.  Award-winning authors Colleen L. Reece and Julie Reece-DeMarco present timeless tales to touch the heart. Filled with graphics, all are designed for the youngest through the oldest family members. God Loves You Whoever You Are. Old, young, short, tall, fat, thin, big,Continue reading “Family Favorites Times Three”

Decoration Day: A lasting memory

Memorial Day, that used to be called “Decoration Day,” is a time of remembering for me. Every year, our family took flowers to the little Darrington, Washington cemetery, and decorated the graves of of those who had gone on ahead of us. Neighbors did the same. When spring brought more showers than May flowers, weContinue reading “Decoration Day: A lasting memory”

Life 101: Encouragement for Graduates

  In 1997, Julie Reece-DeMarco and I co-authored the first of more than a dozen books. We lost track of how many copies sold somewhere after 500,000. Our new, revised editions (Kindle and print)  feature a treasury of graphics. It takes more than a diploma to get an “A” in life. Best-selling co-authors Colleen L.Continue reading “Life 101: Encouragement for Graduates”