Sacrifice

What would you be willing to do to save a loved one from disaster, injury or death? Have you ever been faced with such a decision? In Seaside Daisies, Maria Elena must chose between letting the man she loves be shot to death by a human...

No More Abuse

Persecution and abuse abound in our world – within countries, within regions and within families. What can we do to heal our differences? I believe it takes courage to break out of these cycles as shown in Five Wishes. What do you think?

Learning Something New

My protagonist, Maria Elena, in Five Wishes has one fervent wish: To learn. Imagine not being allowed to go to school, to remain partially illiterate and without means to make a living. Dire? Considering the consequences of a lifelong struggle...

Who is your Mentor?

Did you ever have a true mentor in your life? Someone who inspired you to get to know yourself? Someone who accepted you just the way you are? I have had few such people in my life and have leaned on my experiences with them to create caring...

Are you Spiritual?

Although I was raised Catholic, I was fortunate to study and experience other religions, including Buddhism when I studied with Lama Khen Rinpoche Lobsang Jamyang, who was ordained by the Dalai Lama. It was eye opening. Branded by Fate...

Stress Relief

We all experience stresses in our lives caused by many different sources and events. The news, earthquakes, flooding, snow storms, or more personal stresses such as an accident, a sudden illness, a sick child, grieving, a difficult coworker. Or...

Happy President’s Day

Do you have plans for President’s Day? Let’s celebrate George Washington’s birthday, the first President of the U.S. and one of the Founding Fathers who presided at the Constitutional Convention of 1787, establishing our federal government. Do...

Happy Valentine’s Day!

According to legend, St. Valentine was a priest who lived around 260 AD in Rome and ministered to and married Christians who were persecuted at the time. St. Valentine became the Patron Saint of couples, happy marriages, love, travelers and young...

Valentine’s Gift

If you are looking for a Valentine’s gift for a friend or for yourself, search no more. Click here and order Five Wishes or Seaside Daisies and make someone’s day. It could be you!...

Happy Chinese (Lunar) New Year!

Today we are entering the Year of the Pig. I am told that pigs are a symbol of wealth. Their chubby faces and big ears are signs of fortune. In German mythology, going back all the way to the Middle Ages, pigs were (and still are) a symbol of...