What if… – a Digging for the Light Excerpt

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  The greatest highlight of last week’s happy felt as if it had a dozen (or more) !!!!!!!!!!!! attached to it. In case you didn’t hear my shrieks of joy, you can catch up on my Moments AND learn a little something that might help you unearth your own happy HERE. And just in case you have way more focus …

On Validation and Self Worth, a Digging for the Light Excerpt

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  Earlier this week I shared with you something that I had previously revealed only to two other people: my therapist and my husband. It’s a scary, scary thing to not only admit to our shortcomings, but to put them out there for the entire world to see. Scary. SCARY. SCARY! What I can tell you, though, is that I …

Five Fabulous Things

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It’s always nice to get away for a vacation, and equally nice to return home to our beds and familiar surroundings. In the midst of those joys is the reality of catching up on mail and bills and unpacking… I dread the unpacking so much that I’ve been known to live out of my suitcase for weeks after a trip. …

Sweet Smell of Success

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I’m not a froufrouor high-maintenance kind of gal. I like my clothes comfortable and care free. I don’t even own an iron, nor do I want one. Eyes. Lips. That’s my makeup regimen. But there’s one item I don’t leave home without. Perfume. I love the feminine feel of the freshly squirted scent.  And I delight in the daily …

Kodak Moments, a Digging for the Light Excerpt

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  Glennon over at Momastery recently wrote this brutiful piece about feeling overwhelmed and down because she didn’t perceive her family to be happy and normal like all those snapshots we see in Christmas cards and on our social media pages. In the post she wrote that she feared people might consider her a fraud and she used the phrase, …

The Scent of Rape, A Digging for the Light Excerpt

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I recently wrote (Not) God’s Plan, God’s Will, or Divine Intervention in response to Richard Mourdock’s statement that pregnancy from rape was part of God’s plan. I talk about the rape in Digging for the Light. Below is an excerpt from that work, which is looking for an agent and a publishing home… Pass it along. J * * * …

Digging for the Light Manuscript & Excerpts

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What can we do when we are buried alive with grief and suffering? Dig for the Light. The author’s deepest, darkest living hell began: Seven years after her first child died unexpectedly; six years after the first miscarriage; three-and-a-half years after the second miscarriage; thirteen months after a psychiatric hospitalization for severe depression; six weeks before her third living child …