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"Catch-Up": Interview on Soul of Christ book & newest Lenten online retreat for the #YearofMercy!

It’s been a very busy couple of weeks for me, helping to “launch” 7 Qualities of Mercy: Become a More Merciful You online mini-retreat. As  358 more words

Faith And Culture

Maxed Out

Here’s a list of the Wilson children (from oldest to youngest) and my find/contact progress thus far:

  • Maxwell Augustus Wilson (‘Max’) — eleven children, no contacts yet.
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On Not Writing

I excuse myself from the little office that is nothing like a prison—though, because I have not been able to write, the little office has begun to to take on the scent and weight of cement and my feeble mind bristles at the bootstamps of the jailer who is invisibly circling, circling, circling. 447 more words

The Writing Life

Cold Facts

All together, we have about 30 inches of snow on the ground at my house. My husband has dug a path down the driveway to the street … which probably won’t be shoveled by the county until Wednesday. 618 more words


Down Time

This is what it looks like outside.

It’s down time today in Emmett Wilson research land; not much writing or research going on. I am thankful that we still have electricity, running water, wood for the stove, and a lot of books to read. 66 more words

The Writing Life

The Planning Day; In Praise of Cold Calls

The high today in D.C. will be about 19 degrees. It will be a good day to do most of my work from indoors; writing time, definitely, because I haven’t gotten any writing done since Thursday. 723 more words


Making A Plan And Making Writing A Priority

It is really easy to put things off. I am the Queen of Procrastination. It isn’t that I don’t want to do certain things, but the phrases “I am going to start this soon” or “I will get on that tomorrow”, become easier to say. 265 more words