People on the Plains – Falcon author fueled by faith

In February, Bill Radford from the New Falcon Herald interviewed me for an article of local interest. It was such an honor to be able to share my story with my community. I thank the NFH for selecting me to be showcased in this issue. Every step in this book journey is exciting and quite Read more

Every Mile Mattered

Recently, I was blessed to be able to attend the Moxie Matters Tour to hear Jen Hatmaker and Nichole Nordeman tell about their own life struggles and how they manage through it with God’s grace and mercy. It was a joy to be able to laugh and sing right along with two of MY favorite Read more

I’m back!

It’s been an interesting few months since my last post. I’ll try to catch you up over the next few posts. Just before Labor Day I lost two of my beloved aunts, Aunt Daisy and Aunt Shirley. Both were my mother’s sisters. They passed away within two weeks of each other and the last was Read more

The Journey Continues…

Two more book signings with roundtable discussions are on the books for September. I feel blessed and am a little overwhelmed by all the personal stories people share with me when they read about my story. There are a lot of hurting people in this world who are searching for a little bit of inspiration Read more

First Official Book Signing

I am so excited! My first official book signing will be taking place at the Margaret Carder Public Library in Mangum, Oklahoma on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 6:30 pm. In addition to signing books, I will be discussing Finding Fulfillment Through Adversity and the impact that teachers and spiritual and professional mentors had on Read more


Around the time I was finishing the final chapters of My Million-Mile Journey, I was sitting cross-legged on my yoga mat in the basement listening to a Christian Contemporary channel on Pandora, deep breathing and stretching after a session on the treadmill. A song by MercyMe began to play, one I had heard many times Read more

Welcome Message

Well, here goes. My first ever blog entry. When I began writing My Million-Mile Journey about three years ago I had no idea it would come to this – writing a blog about my life. I just knew I had a story to tell and felt that the Lord wanted me to tell it. So, Read more