Linda Wood Rondeau

Snark & Sensibility

SECOND HELPINGS
Friday, February 5, 2021 by LINDA WOOD RONDEAU

 

CAN THIS MARRIAGE BE SAVED?

 

EXCERPT FROM SECOND HELPINGS

 

Chapter One

“Happy Birthday,” my husband says, dressed for peak efficiency in his dark brown sport coat, yellow oxford shirt, and paisley tie … not rich-looking enough to upset his clients but sufficiently stylish to impress the blue-collar working man. He hands me my morning coffee.

For twenty-two years, Larsen has handed me my coffee, complete with his poster-boy calendar grin, too preppy for Abercrombie & Fitch but perfect for the Businessman’s Fashion Model of the Year. His smile rarely changes, much like the man himself. He even has the same haircut as the day we met at Bridget Tooley’s wedding. I suppose any man looks like a movie star in a rented tuxedo.

Larsen hands me the card Jordan made yesterday since his bedtime came before my party last night. Jordan is our afterthought. Larsen didn’t want more than four children. After Link was born, Larsen set up a long-term financial plan to make certain each child had sufficient higher-education funds. When Jordan came along, all our carefully crafted ambitions went haywire, including my run for a doctorate, the one area I’d hoped would put me on an equal footing with Larsen.

I glance at Jordan’s handiwork. The card features a drawing of a silver police badge with a three-inch “45” printed in bold red. I trace over the numbers in Jordan’s typical backward scrawl. That much he had done himself. For the badge portion of the drawing, he most likely had been helped by his older brother, Link. I recognize the graphic artistry of my second oldest son.

Only three—well, almost four—Jordan can write most of the alphabet. And, of course, Larsen takes the credit for Jordan’s precociousness, reminding all his doctor friends that Miriam Foster’s three-year-old can barely count.

I hug the badge to my chest. Full of pride, I raise myself up in bed. My life might be in the toilet, but my three-year-old can draw numbers.

Larsen stands by our bed, still wearing his standardized smile. He takes Jordan’s card and places it on my dresser as he hands his card to me. I already know what it says. Something like, “Happy Birthday to a wonderful wife and mother.” I slip the card from the envelope, but I don’t read every word. The predictability saddens me. Today, I refuse to play the game. I close the card and say nothing instead of the expected sugary sweet lie, “Darling, you’re the most wonderful husband in the world.”

His secretary, Nancy Jenkins, thinks he is as close to a deity as a man can get. Maybe she should be married to him instead of me. Larsen wears his professional outfits like a tunic for all the world to see, as if he were a psychiatric demi-god. His exterior trappings shout, “I heal minds. And I’m a nice guy too. Who wouldn’t want a husband like me—an admirable sort, a man who goes out of his way to buy groceries for our ninety-two-year-old neighbor?”

Just not me … not right now.

I force myself to give him a peck on the cheek. I can give him that much. “Thanks for the coffee. Kids up yet?”

Larsen takes his card and props it on the dresser next to Jordan’s. “Lance is in the shower, and Louise is putting on her makeup. That should take her about half an hour. Jordan is still asleep, and Link is at the computer in his room, probably drafting his next graphic novel. After I bring Link to school, I can take Jordan to daycare. That way you can relax today.”

As if I could relax. Not with the plans I have … plans outside of work.

“Don’t bother. I can’t relax … I have a live radio show this morning and afternoon. My listeners count on me.”

“Ah, yes. And what will Java with Jocelyn serve up today for the unsuspecting mother?”

Larsen has never taken my radio show seriously. “A daily show for desperate moms,” he says. Granted, my broadcast is local and only one day a week. Hardly the syndicated popularity of a caustic news show, though we provide a controversial punchline every once in a while and do try to inject current events relative to parenting. And though Derrick and I have only been on the air for two years, I happen to think we help people just as much as Larsen does. I might not counsel the criminally insane or run a thriving practice helping neurotics turn their lives around, but my listeners comment the guests we choose and the books we recommend have saved them from falling off the precipice of a parental panic attack.

Larsen rubs my elbow. “If you believe you’re helping people, Jocelyn, then keep telling yourself that.”

Must he always edge his comments about my work with near ridicule?

“I should get my column done for The Town Crier. Besides, we have a great guest today. Councilman Byrnes is talking about his reelection campaign. He’s running on a family values agenda. The world doesn’t stop revolving because I have a birthday, you know.”

Larsen’s expression freezes in an eternal, placating smile. How does he manage to stay placid through my sarcasm? The Lord knows I have some pretty heavy artillery in my arsenal. Yet my arrows of cynicism fail to penetrate his armor of steeled calm. When I found out I was pregnant for the fifth time, I foolishly worried Larsen would slam his coffee cup on the counter.

I gave Larsen no delicate intro to the news. Merely, “Get the crib out of storage. There’s another Johnson on the way.”

He mustered his signature smile and said, “We’ll need to make some adjustments, but we’ll be fine.”

Adjustments? That’s what a baby is—an adjustment? Sometimes, just once, I’d like to see a volcanic eruption, not his forever-a-Jacuzzi-at-rest reaction to life’s foibles.

“Jocelyn, I’m sure WKSL could manage without you for one afternoon.”

Yes, they could manage without me for a lifetime. The question is can I manage without them?

He sits on the bed while he downs his first cup of coffee. Every morning, I have propped myself up in bed, and Larsen has sat next to me while we sip our mutual cups of coffee. A ten-minute, plan-our-day ritual come hell or high water and no matter what kid was stealing what toy from the other. Eventually, the children learned our morning coffee klatches were not to be intruded upon. Not that they haven’t tried to sabotage our morning time with a catalog of manipulations. I almost caved the first time Lisette knocked on our door and cried, “Mommy, I can’t find Mr. Snuggles.”

Not Larsen—not unless blood was involved. And certainly not for a teddy bear that was MIA.

He determined to set the boundaries from the beginning. He gently pushed me back against the pillows. “Ignore her. She’s been told to stay in her room and play. She’ll go back when she realizes she won’t succeed in her maniacal plan to come between us.”

I gurgled my resistance. “A toddler’s quest to find her favorite teddy bear is hardly a maniacal plot.”

My logic fell on deaf ears, and Larsen had his way in that episode as he’s had his way in most everything else in our twenty-two years together.

Although, Lisette did stop crying within minutes. And, other than a trail of toasted oats from the kitchen to her bedroom, she didn’t get into one iota of mischief. When I went to check on her, she and Mr. Snuggles were enjoying breakfast with her china play set.

Today, I’m the one with the maniacal plot to break routine.

I know what his day will be, and I don’t want to tell him what my day will bring. I sigh, then throw the covers back and swing my feet to the floor.

Larsen calls my frequent sighs despondency. If he had his way, I’d be on four different antidepressants. “I understand why you might be depressed, Jocelyn,” Larsen says.

Here we go again. He can’t get through a half hour in the same room with me without analyzing my emotional shortcomings, which in his physician’s desk reference are multitudinous.

“I’m not depressed,” I tell him. “I’m forty-five today. There’s a difference.”

He pats my hand. “Nonsense. When I turned forty-five, you didn’t see me sitting in a chair devouring a bag of chips.”

“That’s not fair. Chowing down a bag of chips at a party hardly equates to an emotional breakdown, Sigmund. Sometimes a bag of chips is simply a bag of chips.”

I examine him for some sort of reaction. I did just insult his professionalism.

No. Not even a twitch.

“Well, why not try something new—something exciting. When I turned forty-five, I ran a marathon. Remember?”

I remember all too well. The whole household rearranged itself while Larsen trained for six months. He got muscular, and I gained thirty pounds from all the pasta. The man can solve the New York Times Sunday Word Puzzle in ten minutes but can’t put a pot of water on to boil spaghetti. Since I didn’t want to cook two meals, we ate what Larsen ate.

“I’m not running a marathon, Larsen. I’ll find some other way to slip into the second half of this ghastly decade.”

“Why not take an art class?”

Does the man know me at all? Or has he fashioned an idea of me based on twenty-two years of skewed observation. “Me? I can’t draw a circle let alone a landscape. What makes you think I’d be interested in art?”

“Mercy Sterling took an art class when she turned forty-five.”

My cheeks heat with the mention of Larsen’s coworker at the clinic, an exhibitionist if I diagnosed her. How else do you describe a woman who dons a naked suit and poses as Lady Godiva for an all-male art class? Seriously … the woman is desperate for attention in my book.

I gulp down the rest of my coffee and stand, my flannel pajamas bearing the evidence of a dribble or two. Larsen wastes no time in pointing out the mishap. “I’ve heard if you pour boiling water on the stain, it’ll come right out.”

I take a deep breath. “I’ve done laundry for all our married life, and I’ve cleaned up my share of grape juice stains. I think I can handle a couple of coffee spots. When did you become Mr. Homemaker?”

Larsen had never taken an interest in housework of any kind. Home engineering is the one area where I shine. Most of the time. When I’m not distracted by a bag of potato chips. Larsen has never witnessed the delicate scheduling of daily routine to keep a home less lived-in and more company-ready. I finish these chores by the time he comes home from work. Last month, Larsen came home early, right after I’d fed Jordan his lunch and was putting him down for a nap. I hadn’t had the time to clean up from breakfast yet. As I came back downstairs, I saw Larsen step into a glob of spilled, soggy cereal.

On those rare days when disorder reigns, he never criticizes … at least not blatantly. Instead, he spouts off what he believes are helpful ideas. Larsen’s condemnations ride on the hem of his civility. On that day, after wiping the glop from his shoe, he put his coat back on and left with the soft-spoken announcement, “I think I forgot something at the office.” When he returned two hours later, he went immediately to the offending spot, bent over and tested the floor before completing his journey to the counter, where he aligned his briefcase perpendicular to the coffeepot. “The house looks very nice, Jocelyn.”

I harrumphed a tired, “Thank you.”

I take another deep breath. “I suppose I should get busy with cleanup from last night’s party.”

Larsen beams with pride. “Louise cleaned up after you went to bed so you wouldn’t have to face a mess first thing in the morning.” I wonder how much he bribed her so he wouldn’t have to manage the aftermath.

The landline rings.

Larsen answers from the bedroom extension.

I gave up answering the phone years ago. Whenever I would answer it, Larsen would hover near me, demanding to know who had called and what they wanted. Larsen believes it’s his patriarchal duty to screen all the phone calls coming into the house. He finally allowed cell phones only last year. Lance and Louise make certain their friends use their cell number or call the house when their father’s not home, and I tell my friends to call me at work. I did finally buy a smartphone, though I find all the bells and whistles almost irritating. Too many apps and not enough brain memory to manage all the options efficiently.

“Johnson Residence,” he says. “Good morning.” Slight hesitation. “Jocelyn? Just a minute. I’ll see if she’s available to talk.” Which is Larsen’s way of deciding for me if I should take the call.

“Who is it?” I ask.

“Jeff. Maybe I should tell him you’ll call him back later.”

Jeff is the station manager. “No. I’ll talk to him now.” Really. Why does Larsen even suggest I might not want to take Jeff’s call? Like Larsen would ever refuse to speak to the warden where he counsels inmates.

“Good morning,” I say in as cheerful a tone as I can muster on a Monday morning.

“Happy birthday. Hope you enjoyed your party last night.”

“I did.” A fib. I spent most of the night avoiding my friends while I chowed down a big bag of potato chips. Like the ad says, you can’t eat just one. I had told Larsen I didn’t want a party. I’d have settled for a movie of my choice and popcorn.

“You’re not going to like what I’ve got to tell you.” So typical of Jeff. He never sugarcoats his bad news or preludes disaster with song. Right to the poop of the matter.

“Go ahead.”

“Derrick just called me. Your guest, Councilman Brynes, cancelled. Derrick’s working on a replacement now. An author of sorts, I guess. A Dr. Hartley. Derrick asked me to call you and give you fair warning, so you’d have a chance to cool down by the time you get to the station.”

As if I’d ever be mad at Derrick. The man brings sunlight into every dreary day. Although he does have a penchant to throw out unanswerable questions to our guests. “I’ll be there as soon as I can. Derrick and authors don’t mix on a live show. I won’t have enough time to read the book, either. We’ll have to wing it. What’s the name of the book?”

“Second Helpings.”

“Sounds like a cookbook, not parenting advice.”

“No. The book isn’t really about parenting. More like a memoir. It’s listed on Amazon under inspirational nonfiction.”

“We’ll manage somehow.” I disconnect, pick up Jordan’s card with the badge drawing, then head for the kitchen to grab leftover birthday cake. Larsen trails behind me. I cut a two-serving piece and slap it onto a dinner plate. Larsen scowls. Rather than correct me, he eyes my plate and says, “Maybe you’ll want to follow that up with some Bran Flakes.”

I gather my hair at the base of my neck and slide it over my shoulder. “My plumbing is fine, thank you very much.”

He drains a second cup of coffee, squeezes a dot of dish detergent into the cup, rinses, dries it, then puts it back into the cupboard, ignoring last night’s stack of dirty dishes Louise must have thought unimportant in her assessment of what constitutes picking up the kitchen. “I’ll be home by five.”

Larsen has changed his schedule?

“I cancelled my last appointment. Where would you like to go for dinner?”

I trace the border of Jordan’s drawing, then set it down beside the list of forty-five promises from Link and Louise I’d left on the kitchen counter, intending to clip the list to the refrigerator. They had pasted their vows onto a poster bordered with phony dollar bills and forty-five jellybeans. Every “I will” worded to convince me they’d be on their best behavior. And they probably thought they could last a week or two. I’ll settle for two hours.

I hear Louise’s shrieks from the top of the stairs.

At least I had fifteen minutes.

She shrills her command. “Mom! Link has my diary! Make him give it back.”

I don’t blame Link. I’d like to see that diary for myself. Although, I can’t imagine what use Link would have for Louise’s diary … unless he wants to torment her by posting her private thoughts onto one of his websites or read her intimate thoughts on his new podcast program, Life with Louise—The Tortured Life of a Younger Brother.

I blow a raspberry of disdain, then yell up the stairs. “I’ll get it back.” A girl’s private thoughts should be just that.

I barge into Link’s room without an invitation. Louise’s diary is splayed open on his unmade bed, her Goth self prominently viewed on his computer, complete with a balloon caption quote from her diary. “Little brothers are like pimples, better to drain their annoying pus.”

I rescue Loise’s diary from his bed. “Lincoln Johnson, you have no right to steal your sister’s private thoughts for your amusement.”

“It’s just a joke.”

Link’s objections are as predictable as his father’s smile.

“You take down that picture of Louise from the internet, or I’ll put your naked baby picture up on your most popular social media place. Or maybe I’ll start my own podcast … How to Torture Your Kids.”

He glances up at me, probably not certain if I’ll carry out my threat or not. I’m not sure myself. But I have started a blog for moms.

“Fine.” He hits a few buttons, and Louise’s uncomplimentary photo disappears. I won’t know for sure he has deleted the offending image until I check his websites. Of course, he has so many and changes so often, I have to use the search button to find them. And he uses aliases. How am I supposed to supervise such an ingenious scoundrel? I think if I invent a parent bot, I could make a mint.

Link slams his computer shut. “She hates me … I’m just paying her back.” His lower lip is so low, I’m afraid he’ll trip over it and break his leg. “Of course, you’d take her side. Girls stick together you know.”

I only wish. “No, I don’t know. I do know your sister’s thoughts are hers and hers alone. If you try a stunt like that again, you’re grounded for a week. Got it?”

He laughs. “Seriously? A week?”

I growl and shut his door with a loud crash as I realize shutting Link away in his room is a reward, not a punishment. The threat always works well for Lance, but Link wouldn’t go outside to see a nuclear explosion. Not without his iPhone. Larsen can sometimes pry him out with an offer of a Masters of the Universe movie or a Comicon show and the occasional round of golf. Are there any bribes I could use for Link to spend an afternoon with his mother?

I go to Jordan’s room next. I gently stroke his cheek to wake him.

“Happy Birthday, Mommy.”

“Thank you, sweetheart. I love the card you made for me.”

“Daddy said you were sad to be forty-five. That’s why I wanted you to have a badge of honor. You should be proud, not sad.”

I rub his head. “How did you get to be so smart for a three-year-old?”

“I’m almost four.” He jumps out of bed and throws his arms around me.

“I’m not sad about turning forty-five. But I am sad to see you grow up so fast. Seems like yesterday you were still a baby.”

Jordan picks up his favorite tractor and runs it back and forth on his alphabet carpet. “I was a baby yesterday, don’t you remember? I cried because my sandwich didn’t have all the sides cut off. Daddy told me to quit acting like a baby. But I won’t cry today because it’s your birthday.”

Best present ever.

I hand Jordan his clothes. “Put your truck away. Time to get ready for daycare.”

I go back into my bedroom to shower and dress. I feel like wearing red today, my power color. I always wear red when I’m feeling like I’m losing the war against life. Today, however, I have a different reason. Derrick says I’m knockout gorgeous in red.

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What an eye-opening book! So many times we take things for granted in our lives (whether married or not) but this book will remind you that we are so blessed in many ways and most of all with our families and God. Author Linda Rondeau strikes a true note of reality when she pens the problems in a modern family. Misunderstandings, rebellious young people who are trying to find their way, temptations, and more are prominent in this tale. But that's not the least of it. The reader will smile at the mistakes, laugh out loud at some of the antics of the young people, and the take the mother has to them.

Amidst all of this is a ray of light that opens this family's hearts. You'll not go wrong by giving this book a read. Recommended highly!

 

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LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
11/4/2020

WHEN GRANDMA FORGETS
CRYSTAL BOWMAN
11/2/2020

FORTUNE'S FALL
KATHERINE BARGER
10/30/2020

OF COMPUTERS AND BUMPERS
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
10/28/2020

HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF BLUE ZONES?
SALLY JO PITTS
10/26/2020

SECOND HELPINGS
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
10/23/2020

GOD SAID WAIT (AGAIN)
LOREE PEERY
10/21/2020

FIVE WAYS SENIORS CAN BOOST THEIR IMMUNE SYSTEMS
GINNY DENT BRANT
10/19/2020

SPRINKLED WITH SABOTAGE
ALLISON PEARL
10/16/2020

HOW WELL HAVE I LOOKED
TRINA BRESSER MATOUS
10/14/2020

THE SLEUTH'S SURPRISE SPECIAL ONCORE POST
KIMBERLY ROSE JOHNSON
10/11/2020

A REVIEW OF NIV FULLY REVISED BIBLE STUDY
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
10/5/2020

SAVING GRACE
AMY R. ANGUISH
10/2/2020

IS GOD IN THE WHIRLWIND?
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
9/30/2020

IF YOU CAN'T BEAT 'EM JOIN 'EM
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
9/28/2020

DEADLY CONNECTION: SMALL TOWN GUARDIANS BOOK THREE
JENNIFER PIERCE
9/25/2020

ANGER CAN LEAD TO POSITIVE CHANGE
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
9/23/2020

THE CURE FOR THE WEARY SOUL
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
9/21/2020

GOD REIGNS IN THE STILLNESS OF YOUR HEART
TRINA BRESSER MATOUS
9/16/2020

MY HEART WEEPS
Pamela S. Thibodeaux
9/11/2020

THE GIFT
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
9/9/2020

WALKING IN A WRITER'S WONDERLAND
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
9/7/2020

THE SLEUTH'S SURPRISE
KIMBERLY ROSE JOHNSON
9/4/2020

HOW MANY CROSSES
JULIE COSGROVE
9/2/2020

NRSV Simple Faith Bible
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
8/31/2020

CREAMING
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
8/31/2020

HIS GIFT
JOAN C. BENSON
8/28/2020

A KERNEL OF THOUGHT
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
8/26/2020

LIFE IS THE ADVENTURE
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
8/24/2020

THE AMISH MENORAH AND OTHER STORIES
PATRICK E. CRAIG
8/21/2020

HOW WELL HAVE I LOOKED
TRINA BRESSER MATOUS
8/19/2020

QUITTING MY DAY JOB
DEBRA COLEMAN JETER
8/17/2020

THE HEART OF COURAGE
LYNNE BASHAM TAGAWA
8/14/2020

TRUSTING GOD
ANE MULLIGAN
8/12/2020

MURDER AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
LINDA SHENTON MATCHETT
8/7/2020

GREEN PASTURES AND STILL WATERS
JOAN C. BENSON
8/5/2020

BIBLE GATEWAY'S NEW WEBSITE LOOK
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
8/3/2020

DARK MOTIVES
ZANNE MARIE DYER
7/31/2020

HIDDEN TREASURE
TERESA J. KREGAR
7/29/2020

ADAPT OR DIE
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
7/27/2020

THE STORY BEHIND DEN-A MODERN-DAY DANIEL
HOPE BOLINGER
7/24/2020

REVEAL THE NEW CREATION NOT THE ROOTSTOCK
NORMA GAIL
7/22/2020

SAY THANK YOU TO OUR FRIENDS IN BLUE
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
7/20/2020

I Would Have Made a Very Good Pharisee
KATHY AND LARRY MILLER
7/17/2020

COVID-19 AND THE URGENT NEED FOR PROPER PERSPECTIVE
TRINA BRESSER MATOUS
7/15/2020

THE SWEET COUPLE HOLDING HANDS
MELISSA HENDERSON
7/13/2020

REMODELING: AN AUTHOR'S STORY
SHANNAN TAYLOR VANATTER
7/10/2020

THE ONE THING I HAVEN'T HOARDED
MEREDITH SAGE KENDALL
7/8/2020

SURPRISE! SURPRISE! SURPRISE!
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
7/6/2020

RISK MANAGEMENT
LEEANN BETTS
7/3/2020

UNDERTOW
JULIE COSGROVE
7/1/2020

FROM FICTION TO NON-FICTION AND BACK AGAIN
GAIL KITTLESON
6/29/2020

COOKING UP A MYSTERY
GAIL PALLOTTA
6/26/2020

TRUST GOD IN THE FOG OF UNCERTAINTY
TRINA BRESSER MATOUS
6/24/2020

WHO SAID GROWING OLD IS FUN?
MARTHA ROGERS
6/22/2020

THE WIDOW & THE WAR CORRESPONDENT
LINDA SHENTON MATCHETT
6/19/2020

KNOWN FOR WHAT
MARTIN WILES
6/17/2020

AND NOT TO YIELD
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
6/15/2020

YOU'RE BRILLIANT
JULIE ARDUINI
6/12/2020

GOSPEL FOCUSED IN THE FACE OF FEAR
JENNIFER SLATTERY
6/10/2020

MY CULTURAL DISCONNECT
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
6/8/2020

THE GREEN DRESS
LIZ TOLSMA
6/5/2020

AN IMPOSSIBLE PRICE
DAVALYNN SPENCER
6/3/2020

WHAT IS RETIREMENT
JULIE COSGROVE
6/1/2020

WHOLLY LOVED BY GOD
Victoria Mejias
5/27/2020

LOOKING UP OR LOOKING AWAY
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
5/25/2020

PURSUIT
JOHN OWENS
5/22/2020

Bible Gateway's Bible Audio App
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
5/21/2020

GOOD NEWS IS COMING
JULIE COSGROVE
5/20/2020

A HOPE AND A FUTURE
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
5/18/2020

KATE
DONNA SCHLACTER
5/15/2020

CONFESS DON'T BURY
MARTIN WILES
5/13/2020

SEEKING GOD
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
5/11/2020

WHERE THE ROAD BENDS IN OUTBACK AUSTRALIA
DAVID RAWLINGS
5/8/2020

THE EXTRAORDINARY IS APPARENT IN THE ORDINARY
TRINA BRESSER MATOUS
5/6/2020

HOW OLD ARE YOU
Rachel J. Good
5/4/2020

DEVYN'S DILEMMA
SUSAN G. MATHIS
5/1/2020

NOW HE'S ALONE
SUSAN K. STEWART
4/29/2020

IT'S NOT OKAY
MARTIN WILES
4/27/2020

LEAF ME ALONE
JULIE B. COSGROVE
4/24/2020

HURTING WITH THE BROKEN
SUSAN G. MATHIS
4/22/2020

EMBRACING MY INNER BOOMER
BARBARA BRITTON
4/20/2020

JUSTICE FOR ELIZABETH
MARY VEE
4/17/2020

WHEN LIFE FALLS APART ... DON'T
MARTIN WILES
4/15/2020

THE RACE FOR LILY
SHERRI STEWART
4/13/2020

WHEN HEARTS ENTWINE
BONNIE ENGSTROM
4/10/2020

IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO BE THANKFUL
TRINA BRESSER MATOUS
4/8/2020

GRANNY ALICE
LYNNE BASHAM TAGAWA
4/6/2020

ROLL BACK THE CLOUDS
TERRI WANGARD
4/3/2020

THERE'S LOVE IN THOSE BURNT CASSEROLES
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
4/1/2020

RESILIENCE
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
3/29/2020

RIVEN
H.L. WEGLEY
3/27/2020

ARTISAN COLLECTION BIBLE FOR GIRLS
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
3/25/2020

RED LETTER DAY
PAT JEANNE DAVIS
3/21/2020

THE LOST COAST
PATRICK E. CRAIG
3/20/2020

LIVING BY LUCK
MARTIN WILES
3/18/2020

THE CABIN
ERIN UNGER
3/13/2020

THE TRUTH ABOUT PRAYERS: AN ATTRACTIVE AROMA TO GOD
TRINA BRESSER MATOUS
3/11/2020

LIVING WITH CHANGE
MARTIN WILES
3/9/2020

THE PIT OF SELF-ASSURANCE
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
3/4/2020

OUT OF THE EMBERS
AMANDA CABOT
2/28/2020

DON'T BE DISCOURAGED WITH YOUR SPIRITUAL GROWTH
KATHY AND LARRY MILLER
2/26/2020

WHEN THE GROCERY STORE CLERK HAS TO CHECK YOUR AGE
MELISSA HENDERSON
2/24/2020

HER SHINING EYES
JEANETTE MORRIS
2/21/2020

A DONUT KIND OF DAY
MARTIN WILES
2/19/2020

THE IMPORTANCE OF CREAMING
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
2/17/2020

THE STORY BEHIND OFF THE GROUND
CATHERINE RICHMOND
2/14/2020

Obedience: A Chance To Extend A Blessing
TRINA BRESSER MATOUS
2/12/2020

MY REVIEW OF THE JESUS BIBLE ARTIST EDITION
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
2/10/2020

ACTS OF MALICE
NIKE CHILLEMI
2/7/2020

NEW LEAF
JULIE B. COSGROVE
2/5/2020

FRIENDS AT ANY AGE
ERIN UNGER
2/3/2020

THE CLOCK IS TICKING
TRACY WAINWRIGHT
1/31/2020

FORGIVENESS ISN'T EASY
TAMERA LYNN KRAFT
1/29/2020

IDENTITY CHECK
MARTIN WILES
1/27/2020

UNDER GROUND
LINDA SHENTON MATCHETT
1/24/2020

God's Delight To Reason Together Makes For A Huge Gift
TRINA BRESSER MATOUS
1/22/2020

IF YOU CAN'T BEAT 'EM, JOIN 'EM
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
1/20/2020

AN UNEXPECTED FAMILY
JUNE FOSTER
1/17/2020

EARTH KEEPERS
MARTIN WILES
1/15/2020

MY POSSESSIONS MATURE ALONG WITH ME
MARIE WATTS
1/13/2020

WHEN VALLEYS BLOOM AGAIN
PAT JEANNE DAVIS
1/10/2020

DECISION IN THE CROSSROAD
MEREDITH SAGE KENDALL
1/8/2020

EYES FRONT
TERRI MAIN
1/6/2020

MISSING DEPOSITS
LEEANN BETTS
1/3/2020

HOPE FOR A NEW YEAR
MARTIN WILES
1/1/2020

THE TIMES THEY ARE A CHANGING'
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
12/30/2019

IN AN INSTANT
TRACY WAINWRIGHT
12/27/2019

THE PURPOSE REVEALED
JULIE COSGROVE
12/25/2019

SANTA'S RELUCTANT HELPER
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
12/23/2019

IMPERFECT SNOWFLAKES
T.E. BRADFORD
12/20/2019

COUNTERFEIT DETECTORS
DONNA SCHLACTER (aka LEENN BETTS)
12/18/2019

THE PURSUIT OF WEALTH
DEBRA COLEMAN JETER
12/16/2019

THREE FRENCH HENS
LINORE BURKARD
12/13/2019

A BABY FOR CHRISTMAS
MARTIN WILES
12/11/2019

VANQUISHING THE CHRISTMAS BLUES
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
12/9/2019

RESTORING CHRISTMAS
JULIE ARDUINI
12/6/2019

SARA'S SURPRISE
SUSAN G. MATHIS
12/4/2019

GRANDMAS THEN VS GRANDMAS NOW
GAIL SATTLER
12/2/2019

MY GOOD SON
DONNA DeLORETTA BREANNAN
11/29/2019

STAYING FOCUSED
MARTIN WILES
11/27/2019

TECHNO BLUES
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
11/25/2019

FOREVER LATELY
LINORE BURKARD
11/22/2019

GOD'S DO-OVERS
LINDA SHENTON MATCHETT
11/20/2019

ADAPT OR DIE
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
11/18/2019

THE TICKET
DEBRA COLEMAN JETER
11/15/2019

NEVER TIRED
MARTIN WILES
11/13/2019

CREAMING
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
11/11/2019

MISSING PIECES
LINSEY BRACKETT
11/8/2019

IS IT FAITH OR TRUST
DAVALYNN SPECER
11/6/2019

When our Get Up and Go Gets Up and Goes
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
11/4/2019

CONFLICT AVOIDANCE
SUSAN G. MATHIAS
11/1/2019

PRACTICALLY MARRIED
KARIN BEERY
10/30/2019

LIFE IS THE ADVENTURE
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
10/28/2019

CASSANDRA AND THE COWBOY
JANINE MICK WILLS
10/25/2019

THE BANE OF INDECISION
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
10/23/2019

MY LIFE AS A BARCODE
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
10/21/2019

UNWRAPPING HOPE
SANDRA ARDOIN
10/18/2019

THE VALLEY OF LIFE: FROM PROMISE TO FULFILLMENT
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
10/16/2019

THE QUEST FOR THIN
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
10/14/2019

FOOTPRINTS ON HER HEART
ANGELA BREIDENBACH
10/11/2019

EACH NEW SUNRISE
MARTIN WILES
10/9/2019

THE AMERICAN DREAM
ANGELA BREIDENBACH
10/7/2019

"Indian Attack"
Lynne Tagawa
10/4/2019

REFLECTIONS ON MOTHERHOOD
Marianne Wood
10/2/2019

FROM GOLDEN YEARS TO GOLDEN BELLS
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
9/30/2019

Dreams Deferred
JUNE FOSTER
9/27/2019

THE CHORDS THAT BIND MY MEMORIES
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
9/23/2019

A NEW YORK YANKEE ON STINKING CREEK
CAROL MCCLAIN
9/20/2019

JUST BE STILL
MARTIN WILES
9/16/2019

JOY AFTER NOON
DEBRA COLEMAN JETER
9/13/2019

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU PAY A LITTLE ATTENTION
TRINA BESSER MATOUS
9/11/2019

Match Made in Heaven: A Novella
JULIE ARDUINI
9/6/2019

PENTAGON QUILTS:COMFORTERS
CLEO LAMPOS
9/4/2019

PRINCE CHARMING, SPIDERS, AND CHEMO
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
9/2/2019

THE MASTER'S PLAN
STEPHANY TULLIS
8/30/2019

IT IS NOT IN ME
ADAM BLUMER
8/28/2019

GRAY IS GRAND
LOREE PEERY
8/26/2019

SONG OF SUGAR SANDS
DEBRA COLEMAN JETER
8/23/2019

COCKROACHES AND LIGHT
MARTIN WILES
8/21/2019

A GOOD QUESTION
GEORGE CARGILL
8/19/2019

LOVE'S ALLEGIANCE
LINDA SHENTON MATCHETT
8/16/2019

SEE? GOOD.
JULIE COSGROVE
8/14/2019

LOVING THE BABY BOOMER GENERATION
ERIN UNGER
8/12/2019

WRITING THE PAST: THE DUST BOWL
CLEO LAMPOS
8/9/2019

EXPERIENCING GOD'S LOVE IN A BROKEN WORLD
ROY AND DEB HAGGERTY
8/7/2019

MAKING PRETTY THINGS
KATHY MCKINSEY
8/5/2019

THE STREET SINGER
KATHLEEN NEELY
8/2/2019

PLUG INTO GOD'S POWER
KATHY COLLARD MILLER
7/31/2019

ARE YOU TOO OLD TO BECOME AN AUTHOR
HARRY WEGLEY
7/29/2019

JANUS JOURNALS
H. L. WEGLEY
7/26/2019

ENJOY THE MEAL
MARTIN WILES
7/22/2019

DRIVING ON FLAT TIRES
BARBARA BRITTON
7/22/2019

WHERE I WAS PLANTED
HEATHER NORMAN SMITH
7/19/2019

WAITING FOR THE TEST
MELISSA HENDERSON
7/17/2019

IN THE GOOD OLD SUMMERTIME
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
7/15/2019

TO THE RESCUE A SHORT STORY
PAT JEANNE DAVIS
7/12/2019

THE LEAST OF THESE
KATHLEEN NEELY
7/10/2019

KEEPING IT FRESH
WANDA O. HOT
7/8/2019

SUMMER PLANS AND OTHER DISASTERS
KARIN BEERY
7/5/2019

MY COMFORTER SAW IT COMING
MEREDITH KENDALL
7/3/2019

OVERFLOWING WITH BLESSINGS
CLEO LAMPOS
7/1/2019

AND THEN BLOOMS LOVE
SALLY JO PITTS
6/28/2019

IN THE MONEY
Leeann Betts
6/26/2019

HAVING THE PRIME OF MY LIFE
JO MASSARO
6/24/2019

AMMO (An Original Shorty Story)
JENNIFER HALLMARK
6/21/2019

BLESSINGS IN AN IMPERFECT WORLD
GAIL PALLOTTA
6/19/2019

GOLDEN GIRL
PAT JEANNE DAVIS
6/17/2019

POWER UP
JESSIE MATTIS
6/14/2019

BOOKENDS
KATHLEEN NEELY
6/12/2019

WRITE WHAT YOU KNOW
CLEO LAMPOS
6/10/2019

THE PINK BONNET
LIZ TOLSMA
6/7/2019

UNDERGROUND
JULIE COSGROVE
6/5/2019

Food, Families, and Fond Memories
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
6/3/2019

KATELYN'S CHOICE
SUSAN G. MATHIAS
5/31/2019

THE POWER OF LOVE
LISA SIMONDS
5/29/2019

HOSEA'S HEART
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
5/24/2019

FOR THOSE OVER FIFTY-FIVE
JUNE FOSTER
5/20/2019

FAITH AND HOPE
AMY R. ANGUISH
5/17/2019

A CONVENIENT COMPASSION
DONNA SCHLACHTER
5/15/2019

NEXT GENERATION
KATHLEEN NEELY
5/13/2019

FALLEN LEAF
JULIE COSGROVE
5/10/2019

TONGUE-TAMING 101
SUSAN G. MATHIAS
5/8/2019

Mimi and Bop
Melissa Henderson
5/6/2019

GRACE & LAVENDER
HEATHER NORMAN SMITH
5/3/2019

WHAT'S YOUR MOTIVATION
HEATHER SMITH
5/1/2019

NEVER TO OLD TO START OVER
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
4/29/2019

JULIA
VICKIE MCDONOUGH
4/26/2019

R and I
JULIE COSGROVE
4/24/2019

AS FAR AWAY AS POSSIBLE
BARRY NAPIER
4/22/2019

KATELYN'S CHOICE
SUSAN G. MATHIAS
4/19/2019

MY SINAI SAGA
JARM DEL BOCCIO
4/17/2019

THE WRITER'S CALLING
SHERRI STEWART
4/15/2019

When Valleys Bloom Again
Pat Jeanne Davis
4/12/2019

You Asked for It
STEVE STROBBLE
4/10/2019

PLAYING THROUGH THE FOG
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
4/8/2019

One Door Between Us
Tom Donnan
4/5/2019

Counterfeit Detectors
Leeann Betts
4/3/2019

SOMETIMES WE JUST NEED TO TURN OFF THE GPS
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
4/1/2019

BURIED MOUNTAIN SECRETS
TERRI REED
3/29/2019

LANDING HARD
ERIN UNGER
3/27/2019

DON’T CALL HER MA’AM
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
3/25/2019

CAPTURE ME
SHERRY KYLE
3/22/2019

LOVING ONE ANOTHER
JERRI HARRINGTON
3/20/2019

When Your Past Looms Longer than Your Future
Debra Coleman Jeter
3/18/2019

UNDER PRAIRIE SKIES
CYNTHIA ROEMER
3/15/2019

TAKIN' IT TO THE LIMIT
TAMMY WHITEHURST
3/13/2019

OUR MCDONALDS
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
3/11/2019

A Tender Hope
Amanda Cabot
3/8/2019

DON'T HIT THE FAN
Julie Cosgrove
3/6/2019

BORN TOO LATE
DIANNE BARKER
3/4/2019

PARHELION
LISA LICKEL
3/1/2019

NOT OF THIS WORLD
JUNE FOSTER
2/27/2019

PERSPECTIVE
LISA LICKEL
2/25/2019

CAROLINA GRACE
REGINA MERRICK
2/22/2019

THE POWER OF "WITH"/OVERCOMING ANXIETY
BARBARA BRITTON
2/20/2019

IS IT THE BEGINNING OR THE END
KATHLEEN NEELY
2/18/2019

A LOVE MOST WORTHY
SANDRA ARDOIN
2/16/2019

HITTING YOUR SPIRITUAL GROOVE
LINDA HANNA AND DEBORAH DULWORTH
2/13/2019

MY TO-DO LIST
SHERRI STEWART
2/11/2019

YOU'RE AMAZING
JULIE ARDUINI
2/8/2019

STIRRED, NOT SHAKEN
JULIE COSGROVE
2/6/2019

ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
2/3/2019

LOVE'S RESCUE
LINDA SHENTON MATCHETT
2/1/2019

COURTING DANGER
NIKE CHILLEMI
1/25/2019

A CHURCH PLANTER'S WIFE
Meredith Kendall
1/23/2019

MAMA, I CAN'T TAKE A BATH THERE'S A FISH IN THE TUB
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
1/21/2019

JOHN ALDEN ... A SHORT STORY
LYNNE BASHAM TAGAWA
1/18/2019

FIG LEAVES RIPPING?
Kathy Collard Miller
1/16/2019

EAT RIGHT NOW LIVE LONGER LATER
Jude Urbanski
1/14/2019

THE OTHER NEIGHBOR
Gail Sattler
1/11/2019

A BEFORE I
Julie Cosgrove
1/9/2019

AM I STRESSED?
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
1/7/2019

NO TURNING BACK
H. L. Wegley
1/4/2019

EVERYDAY CHOICES
Gail Pallotta
1/2/2019

SHOULD VS WANT
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
12/31/2018

ALLEY'S PERFECT ANGEL
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
12/28/2018

YOU ARE THE APPLE OF HIS EYE
Kathy Collard Miller
12/26/2018

I'LL BE ALONE FOR CHRISTMAS ... YOU CAN COUNT ON ME
Julie Cosgrove
12/24/2018

A SILVER MEDALLION
James Callan
12/21/2018

WHY WE SING JOY TO THE WORLD!
Ada Brownell
12/19/2018

THE ONLY CONSTANT IS CHANGE
LINDA SHENTON MATCHETT
12/17/2018

THE AMISH MIDWIFE'S SECRET
Rachel Good
12/14/2018

Coming Home For Christmas
MICHELLE DE BRUIN
12/12/2018

LIVING WITHOUT REGRET
Grant Ferguson
12/10/2018

CHRISTMAS WITH THE ENEMY
Mary Vee
12/7/2018

WHY DO WE NEVER LEARN
Linda Wood Rondeau
12/5/2018

GROWING UP CAN BE FUN SO IS GETTING OLDER
ELLIE GUSTAFSON
12/3/2018

RETURN TO WALHALLA
LAURA HODGES POOLE
11/30/2018

SAVED BY THE LAMB
Julie Cosgrove
11/28/2018

SOARING WITH BROKEN WINGS
Linda Wood Rondeau
11/19/2018

HOMELESS FOR THE HOLIDAYS
PeggySue Wells and Marsha Wright
11/16/2018

FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS
Sandy Kirby Quandt
11/14/2018

HAIR CALAMITIES AND HOT CASH
GAIL PALLOTTA
11/9/2018

NEVER TOO LATE
DIANE TATUM
11/5/2018

MEET ME IN GALVESTON
ANDREA BOESHAAR
10/26/2018

The Not So Good Good Old Days
Linda Wood Rondeau
10/22/2018

HARVEST OF BLESSINGS
JUNE FOSTER
10/19/2018

MEET JENNIFER SLATTERY
Jennifer Slattery
10/5/2018

HONESTLY SPEAKING
Linda Wood Rondeau
10/3/2018

Perceptual Blindness
Linda Wood Rondeau
10/1/2018

THE PUTTING GREEN WHISPERER
ZOE MCCARTHY
9/14/2018

The God of the Mundane
Linda Wood Rondeau
8/30/2018

WHEN I WAS THREE
Linda Wood Rondeau
7/16/2018

He Passes By
Linda Wood Rondeau
6/15/2018

Bryan's Homecoming
Linda Wood Rondeau
6/8/2018

EMERGENCE
Linda Wood Rondeau
6/1/2018

THE PURSUIT OF PEACE
Linda Wood Rondeau
5/30/2018

Live Long and Prosper
Linda Wood Rondeau
5/24/2018

THE REAL DEAL
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
5/16/2018

Antiquainted Man
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
5/11/2018

SOMETHING NEW
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
5/4/2018

IF AT FIRST YOU DON’T SUCCEED TAKE A BUBBLE BATH THEN TRY AGAIN
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
2/26/2018

REMEMBERING CHRISTMAS
John Brewer
12/24/2017

FOOTPRINTS
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
12/20/2017

FUNNY WITH A POIGNANT MESSAGE
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
12/8/2017

MUTUAL SUBMISSIVENESS
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
11/29/2017

CASTING STONES
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
11/17/2017

HEADLINE HYSTERIA
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
10/31/2017

COUNTRY ROADS
Linda Wood Rondeau
10/12/2017

STUPIDITY IS NO EXCUSE
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
10/7/2017

Beauty Queen and Humorist Shares Her Latest Book
JANE JENKINS HERLONG
6/13/2017

AS IN THE DAYS OF NOAH/WHO PUT THE VINEGAR IN THE SALT/CHAPTER 2A
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
6/7/2017

WHO PUT THE VINEGAR IN THE SALT/CREATED TO BE SALT PART B
Linda Wood Rondeau
5/30/2017

WHO PUT THE VINEGAR IN THE SALT/ CREATED TO BE SALT/PART A
Linda Wood Rondeau
5/20/2017

CELEBRATE YOUR FEMINITY
Linda Wood Rondeau
4/13/2017

THE FIFTY-FIFTY CONUNDRUM
Linda Wood Rondeau
4/6/2017

THE ROCK OF OUR FUTURE
Linda Wood Rondeau
3/31/2017

FRIENDSHIP IS STICKY BUSINESS
Linda Wood Rondeau
3/14/2017

PASS THE LOVE, PLEASE
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
1/17/2017

STRANDED BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
1/10/2017

BATTLE WITH A BUMBLEBEE
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
1/3/2017

BATTLE FATIGUES
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
12/27/2016

ACQUAINTED WITH GRIEF
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
12/24/2016

LOVE IN A SUITCASE
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
12/20/2016

FRIENDSHIP IS STICKY BUSINESS
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
12/14/2016

ROOT FOR THE HOME TEAM
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
12/13/2016

KERI'S CHRISTMAS WISH
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
12/5/2016

Raising a Child With Autism
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
11/30/2016

SHOULD OR WANT
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
11/22/2016

CONFESSIONS OF A GARDENS SLUGGARD
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
11/16/2016

GRANDMA PRAYED WHILE IRONING
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
11/8/2016

The Day Super Mom Died
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
11/1/2016

FOLLOW WHICH LEADER?
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
10/25/2016

ROYAL LEGACY
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
10/18/2016

MY SHEEP KNOW MY VOICE
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
10/11/2016

THESE BOOTS WERE MADE FOR WALKING
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
9/28/2016

THE POWER OF ONE
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
9/20/2016

A LIFELONG PURSUIT
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
9/13/2016

A TEENAGED ROBIN HOOD
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
9/5/2016

NUGGETS OF GRACE
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
8/31/2016

THE CHOICE TO FAIL
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
8/24/2016

DOUBLE CHOCOLATE TROUBLE
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
8/17/2016

JUST LIKE MY DADDY
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
8/9/2016

PATIENT PRAYING
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
7/26/2016

MEET DARLENE FRANKLIN/SCAVENGER HUNT/LAST STOP
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
7/17/2016

PATIENT WISDOM
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
7/12/2016

OF PETS AND PERSISTENCE
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
7/5/2016

God's Server Never Shuts Down
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
6/10/2016

Blessed to be a Blessing
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
5/18/2016

Mama, I Can't take a Bath 'Cause There's a Fish in the Tub
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
5/4/2016

SOUR GRAPES OR BLESSED FRUIT
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
4/28/2016

IT'S WHAT THEY DO
LINDA WOOD RONDEAU
4/17/2016

MEET JOHNNIE ALEXANDER
Linda Wood Rondeau
2/3/2016

FROM LIGHT TO BRIGHT
Linda Wood Rondeau
1/15/2016

SURRENDERING TO THE CALL
Linda Wood Rondeau
1/8/2016

MY QUEST
Linda Wood Rondeau
1/4/2016

MY INTIMATE JOURNEY WITH MY HEROINE BY NIKE N. CHI
Linda Wood Rondeau
12/22/2015

ACQUAINTED WITH GRIEF
Linda Wood Rondeau
12/8/2015

When Art Imitates Life: An Author's Book Journey
Linda Wood Rondeau
12/4/2015

Settled By Faith
Linda Wood Rondeau
11/27/2015

JOY COMETH IN THE MORNING
Linda Wood Rondeau
11/24/2015

From Little Golden Books to Summer's List
Linda Wood Roundeau
11/20/2015

THE EDUCABLE MOMENT
Linda Wood Rondeau
11/17/2015

There's love in them there casseroles
Linda Wood Rondeau
11/4/2015

Searching for God With All My Heart
Linda Wood Rondeau
10/30/2015

I RUN TO YOU
Linda Wood Rondeau
10/27/2015

Sweetening Our Sour Grapes
Linda Wood Rondeau
10/23/2015

THE FALL THAT LIFTS
Linda Wood Rondeau
10/20/2015

A Walk With God
Linda Wood Rondeau
10/9/2015

Disappointment and Discouragement
Linda Wood Rondeau
10/6/2015

STIRRING TRUTH
Linda Wood Rondeau
10/2/2015

PENNED BY GOD'S OWN HAND
Linda Wood Rondeau
9/25/2015

The Masterpiece
Linda Wood Rondeau
9/22/2015

RESTORED HEARTS and a Writer's Journey
Linda Wood Rondeau
9/18/2015

THE WRITER'S JOURNEY: Meditations on the Road
Linda Wood Rondeau
9/11/2015

DIALOGUING OUR FEARS
Linda Wood Rondeau
9/8/2015

WHY A BOOK OF PRAYERS?
Linda Wood Rondeau
9/4/2015

From Lettuce to Pages
Linda Wood Rondeau
8/27/2015

AND NOT TO YIELD
Linda Wood Rondeau
8/24/2015

BONNIE LEON WRITES TO ENCOURAGE THE DISABLED
Linda Wood Rondeau
8/21/2015

FAITH WORTH THE FIGHT
Linda Wood Rondeau
8/14/2015

CANT HAVE ONE WITHOUT THE OTHER
Linda Wood Rondeau
8/10/2015

THE WINDING TRAIL
Linda Wood Rondeau
7/31/2015

The Flavorful Church
Linda Wood Rondeau
7/28/2015

Commitment Phobia
Linda Wood Rondeau
7/24/2015

God knows our hearts
Linda Wood Rondeau
7/21/2015

God Had Other Plans
Linda Wood Rondeau
7/17/2015

BE ANGRY AND SIN NOT
Linda Wood Rondeau
7/14/2015

God's Writer: Jan Elder
Linda Wood Rondeau
7/10/2015

THE CURE FOR THE WEARY SOUL
Linda Wood Rondeau
7/7/2015

Surely Goodness and Mercy Gail Kittleson
Linda Wood Rondeau
7/3/2015

OF THEE I SING
Linda Wood Rondeau
6/30/2015

A HUNGER FOR GOD
Linda Wood Rondeau
6/26/2015

What Do We Ask God For?
Linda Wood Rondeau
6/24/2015

BUCK STORM SINGER/SONGWRITER/STORYTELLER
Linda Wood Rondeau
6/19/2015

STRESS: THAT OTHER HOMEWRECKER
Linda Wood Rondeau
6/16/2015

A Dream Come True of Being A Writer
Linda Wood Rondeau
6/12/2015

COURAGE IS NOT THE ABSENCE OF FEAR
Linda Wood Rondeau
6/9/2015

Meet Shannon Vannetter Christian Author
Linda Wood Rondeau
6/5/2015

JOY COMES IN THE MORNING
Linda Wood Rondeau
6/2/2015

EMPTY NETS
Linda Wood Rondeau
5/26/2015

Bucketwish
Linda Wood Rondeau
5/23/2015

Loyalty that Springs from Spirituality
Linda Wood Rondeau
5/20/2015

Wonderfully Made
Linda Wood Rondeau
3/8/2015

Lighthouse of the Carolina's Author Carol Heilman
Linda Wood Rondeau
2/7/2015

HAPPY NEW YEAR
Linda Wood Rondeau
1/4/2015