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Let God Define You!

Just as I was finishing up my booksigning at the International Christian Retail Show (ICRS) in Orlando a few years ago, I noticed a woman waiting at the edge of the Guideposts booth. “We just ran out of books,” I explained, as I walked over to her, “but I’d be happy to mail you a copy from my personal stash at home.” “Oh that’s Ok,” she said. “I actually just want to talk to you.” I smiled

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My Mother’s Faith

The sunlight poured in through the window, warming the frigid hospital room and making the day a little more bearable. Mom’s skin seemed to glisten

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Get an Attitude of Gratitude

The following article was first published on the More to Life Magazine. Visit their site for more inspiration and encouragement. Thanksgiving may be far behind

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Restore Your Luster

Of all the white precious metals, platinum is my favorite because it’s the shiniest! Even platinum pieces that haven’t been cleaned in a long time

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Platinum Faith is Authentic

While researching for our new book, Platinum Faith (co-authored with Bethany Jett), I discovered that platinum is very hard to counterfeit because it’s so much

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You Are Malleable

If we are to walk in platinum faith and accomplish everything God has for each one of us, we will have to spend some time

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Live Brilliant

Life is busy. I get it, but here’s the thing. If we don’t make time for God and His Word, we’ll never walk in all

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Thanksgiving at Dubya’s

“Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it.” Hebrews 13:2 (NIV) It

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After All

Today, Jeff and I celebrate 27 years of marriage, and I couldn’t be happier about it. You see, I picked him out when I was in

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The Dream Maker

When I started writing books for children, I remember being so excited to dedicate those board books and picture books to my sweet baby girls,

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Covergirls!

I am so honored to be pictured with my co-author Bethany Jett on the cover of the Christmas issue of the “Leading Hearts: Empowering Christian

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Just Look Up!

A few years ago when I moved my youngest daughter, Ally, from one part of Los Angeles to her new apartment in the Fashion District,

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Shall We Dance?

Since our oldest daughter, Abby, was getting married that June, Jeff and I decided it might be a good idea to take some dance lessons

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You’re Almost There

Allyson, my then 20-year-old daughter, and I were very excited to hike Runyon Canyon in LA. So many people had told us that it was

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He is Your God

Last year, I was visiting Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, where Bishop TD Jakes was guest speaking, and what he shared took hold of my

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My Father’s Love

After my father died, my sister and I helped Mom go through his personal items. I couldn’t wait to get into Daddy’s special drawer. It

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Let God Define You!

Just as I was finishing up my booksigning at the International Christian Retail Show (ICRS) in Orlando a few years ago, I noticed a woman waiting at the edge of the Guideposts booth. “We just ran out of books,” I explained, as I walked over to her, “but I’d be happy to mail you a copy from my personal stash at home.” “Oh that’s Ok,” she said. “I actually just want to talk to you.” I smiled

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Let God Define You!

Just as I was finishing up my booksigning at the International Christian Retail Show (ICRS) in Orlando a few years ago, I noticed a woman

Read More »

My Mother’s Faith

The sunlight poured in through the window, warming the frigid hospital room and making the day a little more bearable. Mom’s skin seemed to glisten

Read More »

Get an Attitude of Gratitude

The following article was first published on the More to Life Magazine. Visit their site for more inspiration and encouragement. Thanksgiving may be far behind

Read More »

Restore Your Luster

Of all the white precious metals, platinum is my favorite because it’s the shiniest! Even platinum pieces that haven’t been cleaned in a long time

Read More »

Platinum Faith is Authentic

While researching for our new book, Platinum Faith (co-authored with Bethany Jett), I discovered that platinum is very hard to counterfeit because it’s so much

Read More »

You Are Malleable

If we are to walk in platinum faith and accomplish everything God has for each one of us, we will have to spend some time

Read More »

Live Brilliant

Life is busy. I get it, but here’s the thing. If we don’t make time for God and His Word, we’ll never walk in all

Read More »

Thanksgiving at Dubya’s

“Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it.” Hebrews 13:2 (NIV) It

Read More »

After All

Today, Jeff and I celebrate 27 years of marriage, and I couldn’t be happier about it. You see, I picked him out when I was in

Read More »

The Dream Maker

When I started writing books for children, I remember being so excited to dedicate those board books and picture books to my sweet baby girls,

Read More »

Just Look Up!

A few years ago when I moved my youngest daughter, Ally, from one part of Los Angeles to her new apartment in the Fashion District,

Read More »

Shall We Dance?

Since our oldest daughter, Abby, was getting married that June, Jeff and I decided it might be a good idea to take some dance lessons

Read More »

You’re Almost There

Allyson, my then 20-year-old daughter, and I were very excited to hike Runyon Canyon in LA. So many people had told us that it was

Read More »

He is Your God

Last year, I was visiting Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, where Bishop TD Jakes was guest speaking, and what he shared took hold of my

Read More »

My Father’s Love

After my father died, my sister and I helped Mom go through his personal items. I couldn’t wait to get into Daddy’s special drawer. It

Read More »

Date Night—Yes!

Remember date nights? I actually ended up marrying my high school sweetheart, Jeff, so I truly don’t remember life without him. But, there were several

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