Author Archives: alexanderhodde

About alexanderhodde

I love to write, I love to read (in that order) and I love to hike. My husband loves to fly remote control model airplanes, when he can get them into the air.

True Fiction by Hannah Alexander

I once was told by an editor that when a true story is written into a novel, it was called factionalization. My dictionary tells me that’s not a real word, but it fits for me. I recently read a rich … Continue reading

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Don’t Complain about Dandelions by Hannah Alexander

You might remember a blog several months ago about how not to move, including many of the careless mistakes I made when packing to move 850 miles from where we lived. The injuries were not fun. Well, the second part … Continue reading

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If You Love the Book of Ruth… by Hannah Alexander

I always loved the book of Ruth. It includes the best types of conflict but it also has a happy ending. Today is Valentine’s Day. What a fitting day for a book about Ruth, Redeeming Grace, to be released. If … Continue reading

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What Tracks do I Leave? by Hannah Alexander

Picking up where I left off two weeks ago, I’m still following tracks outside in the snow. But the snow has melted quite a bit since last week’s storm. What was once so light and powdery that I had no … Continue reading

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My Freaky New Life by Hannah Alexander

I realize I’ve made it onerously apparent in posts from the past that Mel and I have moved 850 miles from a place we called home for many decades to the Nebraska Panhandle. Wow, what a move. It’s a whole … Continue reading

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One More Week by Hannah Alexander

I’m sorry I didn’t announce this earlier, but throughout the month of December, we had our Healing Touch series on sale on Kindle for .99 per title. I was going to take down the sale today, but because I didn’t … Continue reading

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The Grace of Joseph by Hannah Alexander

          Our Clash verse today was about Joseph dealing with Mary’s unexpected pregnancy. Being a law-abiding Jew, he knew that legally he would need to divorce Mary–until he was told differently, of course. But because he … Continue reading

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Smiling Again by Hannah Alexander

Yes, of course I’ve written about this before. After writing hundreds of posts with Christiansread, some of us are bound to cover the same territory twice. I do, however, believe this subject bears repeating. December has always been my most … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time by Hannah Alexander

  Long ago and far away, a California girl moved to the Missouri Ozarks with her parents. To say that it was traumatic would be a tragic understatement. She knew no one and had no siblings. Her parents both worked … Continue reading

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Beneath Skin Deep by Hannah Alexander

  Once upon a time I asked a well-known Christian psychologist how to make new friends. Not that I was in need of more friends at the time, but I’d made the mistake of trusting someone who proved untrustworthy, and … Continue reading

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Cat in Striped Pajamas by Hannah Alexander

  THE CAT: We rescued him. Readers named him. I plan to feature him soon in my next novel, incorporating an incredible journey. Unfortunately, Mel keeps the pictures of him in his computer and he’s at work, so I can’t … Continue reading

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One Room at a Time by Hannah Alexander

Have you ever been so overwhelmed by the clutter in your life that you can’t face the thought of attacking it and whittling it down? It could be clutter in your home, clutter in your social life, or clutter in … Continue reading

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How NOT to Move by Hannah Alexander

  See this guy in the picture? He’s a doctor (well, actually, he’s a guy dressed up as a doctor.) You might need one of those if you decide to move. Keep one handy just in case. Nearly every American … Continue reading

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LATE BREAKING BLOG! by Hannah Alexander

And I do mean late, since I’m writing this at ten o’clock at night instead of earlier in the day. Change is in the air, and stress is everywhere! I seldom use perfume, but today I slashed (yes, slashed) my … Continue reading

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Seek Peace by Hannah Alexander

You know how you forget how to have fun if you’ve gone six years without a vacation? I know some people enjoy their work so much they feel as if their lives are a vacation. Maybe you’re one of those … Continue reading

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