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Marrying Father Christmas

Marrying Father Christmas Airs November 4, 2018 Hallmark Movies & Mystery Channel “Marrying Father Christmas” is the third movie based on the characters in my Father Christmas novels. Erin Krakow, Niall Matter and Wendie Malick will warm your heart in this sweet love story. It was an honor getting to be on set with this talented […]

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Love That Lasts Podcast with Alyssa Bethke

Do you listen to the Love That Lasts Podcast with Jefferson and Alyssa Bethke? Alyssa and I met 8 years ago and snapped this photo. She grew up reading the Christy Miller books and recognized me. It felt so random at the time.   We never dreamed we’d stay connected, share many deep conversations, write a […]

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Christy Miller’s Birthday Month

Did you know that it took me 2 years to write the first Christy Miller novel and it was rejected by 10 publishers?  It would have made sense to give up. But at just the right time, with just the right publisher Summer Promise went into print and released on July 5, 1988. That first book led to a […]

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Happenings For You

  4 Happenings For You 1. Writers!   Is it time to get serious about your writing? Join me at the Oregon Christian Writer’s Conference August 20-23, 2018 in Portland, Oregon. Kim Meeder and I will be the Keynote Speakers. I hope to see you there! Click here 2. Gift Idea for Mother’s Day A Pocketful […]

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Springtime Dreams

I once heard my grandmother say, “Every spring God says to His creation, ‘Okay. One more time.’” That memory keeps falling on me like pink blossoms as I head out this week to be on set for the filming of the third Hallmark movie based on my Father Christmas novels. The third movie! In a […]

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New Gift Book – A Pocketful of Hope for Mothers

This new gift book is especially for you, Beautiful Readers I partnered with Tyndale House Publishers to create this special collection of personal stories, heartwarming quotes and favorite verses that will bring hope to mothers of all ages. You’ll find copies available for Pre-Order NOW in my Robin’s Nest BookShop  Release Date March 20, 2018 If […]

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Christmas Traditions

When our children were young our Christmas Eve tradition was to gather before bedtime and listen while my husband read Luke chapter 2. One year when the cousins were visiting we gave them five minutes to pick a role, find a costume and assemble in their own version of a Nativity. This picture still makes my […]

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Engaging Father Christmas Behind the Scenes

Engaging Father Christmas A Hallmark Movie What an honor it was to be on set during the filming of Engaging Father Christmas with these wonderful actors!   Finding Father Christmas broke the network record by being the #1 Most Watched and Highest Rated film for 2016. Thank YOU, dear Beautiful Readers. Your support made this […]

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A New Hallmark Movie — It’s Happening!

Hallmark is producing Engaging Father Christmas as one of their 2017 Christmas movies! This is what my desk looks like right now and it feels like a huge God-thing. The principal actors from Finding Father Christmas all signed on and I’ve been invited to go on set for three days later this month. I’ll be […]

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Spring Babies

April brought two babies into our lives. Our son and his wife welcomed this precious bundle of Sweetness – our first granddaughter! Their 3 year-old is enraptured with her and so are we. A 7-hour plane ride separates us so we’re counting the days until we can go visit. The second baby of April is […]

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