Tag Archives: Finding Faith in the City Care Forgot

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 Education in Social Justice Part 1

There are perks to what I do. My relationship with Pastor Robert Burnside, whose story is in Finding Faith in the City Care Forgot, led to a meeting with Dave Clark, the event coordinator for Christian Community Development Association (CCDA). … 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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We Will Wait

I first heard the name Waylon Bailey when I wrote “Prodigal Daughter” about Christa Allan’s journey to becoming a published author.  Christa had great respect for her pastor. She told me about the positive influence he had on her family, … 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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