Category Archives: Passage to Purpose

Faith, Angels, Miracles and a Catfish

Rod, my husband, and I arrived late. Exhibitor’s Row at the Louisiana Book Festival was already filled with people. Last year, the festival started at 9 am. The winds were strong; temperature set at freezing and scarcely a soul on … Continue reading

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You Forgot to Pay Me!

“The school Donna works for is having a garage sale,” said Tina, my daughter-in-law. “I paid for the table, do you want to sell your book?” I hesitated. Donna works for a Catholic school. My book is Protestant. Would they … Continue reading

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An Almost Perfect Day

The weather man had said 70’s. He was wrong. I looked at the overcast sky and shivered, felt more like 50’s. I walked to my shared table on Exhibitors Row at the Louisiana Book Fest thankful I had brought my … Continue reading

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How Did I Miss “That”

A friend sent me an email about a regional book festival looking for authors to sell their books. I skimmed through the email. Sounded promising. No charge for the table. Last year, 900 attended. I sent an inquiry thinking I … Continue reading

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Lessons in Marketing

I was a last minute addition to the author readings sponsored by the North Shore Literary Society (NLS). Somehow the bookstore was able to obtain the last four copies at Ingram in time for the event. NLS had been gracious … Continue reading

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Answered Prayer and Sweet Experiences

The sales of Finding Faith in the City Care Forgot has slowed considerably the first half of this year. I expected as much. After exhausting invitations to read excerpts at the churches of the pastors in the book, I knew … Continue reading

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A Near Disaster

Thursday morning, I was clearing off my desk when my phone rang. The second ring revealed the callers identity. I recognized the name of the coordinator of a women’s lunch I was scheduled to attend on Friday. “Hello.” “Teena, we … Continue reading

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