Blog

08Aug
This is going to be difficult for me but I think I'm up to the challenge. Understand, I am a wise woman of strong opinions. :-) After all, when I'm right, I'm right, right? ;-) So many people seem to be in a quandary as to voting this year.  Personally, I've just about tuned out the entire horse race.  Yet within me is the conviction that vote I must. My forefathers, brave men like John Hancock and George Washington and James Madison risked swinging from a gallows so that I might have the privilege....

Books

Red Star Rising

Red Star Rising

Pacific Press • 2006

How long could she live in two worlds? Which road would she follow? How long before she would have to choose?

On stage, Shao Zhao Yang was a famous opera star, basking in the adoration of fans and entertainment critics. Her life was one of luxury and fame reserved for only a select few in China.
Wounded Healer

Wounded Healer

Pacific Press • 2005

"You are worthless! A dummy! A pantywaist! I hate your guts!"

"I remember being lashed to a tree with a chain and a dog coller fastened around my neck. Somehow I'd wandered off and my father accused me of running away. To teach me a lesson, he let the dog go and chained me to the tree trunk. I was two. It was the first time I remember my father telling me that he hated my 'guts.' I didn't know what it meant to hate someone's guts, but I knew It had to be pretty bad because he looked ao angry."
Battered to Blessed

Battered to Blessed

Pacific Press • 2005

One women's painful secret... and the healing power of love.

As a busy nursing student and "Miss Kentucky" beauty contestant, Brenda, at age 18, had a promising future of success, love, and happiness. One night Brenda met a tall, disarmingly handsome stranger. She was undeniably attracted to him but determined to hold true to her strict moral values. Brenda couldn't have known that her bright future was about to take a dark and terrifying turn.
I Will Die Free

I Will Die Free

Pacific Press • 1991
Humberto Noble Alexander stood naked and freezing before his captors in the stark, slab-gray interrogation room. Fairness and justice meant nothing here. This was 1962... in Castro's Cuba. Falsely accused of conspiracy to assassinate the Communist dictator, this young preacher of the gospel would spend the next twenty-two years as a political prisoner in one of the most inhumane and brutal prison systems on earth.