Category Archives: Julie Arduini

Music and Memories by Julie Arduini

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to see Elton John in his Goodbye Yellow Brick Road farewell tour in Syracuse. This came about suddenly and was a gift, so off I went with my sister, my nephew, and our … Continue reading

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New Address, New Wineskin by Julie Arduini

I was recently struck by something my son shared as he is in a new season. In less than a year after college graduation he started teaching, moved out, and married. Even as he returned to teach, he learned what … Continue reading

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The Bug Zapper by Julie Arduini

It wasn’t too many days after our son’s wedding that the “kids” visited and remarked they saw some unwanted insects in what we call the Florida room. We set traps and in a few days with different strategies were able … Continue reading

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Wedding Reflections by Julie Arduini

Well, our last big event of the summer is behind us. Our son Brian married Brianna over the weekend. As I watched him on the platform, smiling as they were announced Mr. and Mrs., greeting everyone, I thought about the … Continue reading

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Gomer Girl by Julie Arduini

One of my favorite things to do is teach Bible studies. I’ve done so online, and currently I’m teaching a class for women at church. Throughout 2022 my teaching partner has been sharing through Heroes of the Old Testament. It’s … Continue reading

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The Legacy We Leave by Julie Arduini

How’s summer going for you so far? I released Anchored Hearts, our daughter graduated, my husband just returned from his annual family golf tournament, and this week we visited our son in his new apartment. In less than a month, … Continue reading

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Why I’m Smiling by Julie Arduini

It’s our busy season with the book release and graduation down, but a wedding to go. At the grad party friends asked us how we felt about our son moving out and starting a life of his own. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Miracle at the Wedding by Julie Arduini

Earlier this week Nancy Farrier shared wedding thoughts, and it got me thinking about weddings. Our son marries next month and now that our daughter graduated from high school, it’s wedding mode. There’s a wedding I’ve had on my mind … Continue reading

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A Hodge-Podge of His Goodness by Julie Arduini

We’re entering our super busy season with a graduation and wedding in the works, so I thought I’d share a snippet of what’s going on with our family. My hope is that as you read this update, you see God’s … Continue reading

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In His Time by Julie Arduini

Authors often refer to their work as their “book babies.” I marvel at my peers who can crank out multiple releases a year. Me? Anchored Hearts released yesterday, and that pregnancy lasted nearly five years. When the idea first came … Continue reading

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I Forget to Breathe by Julie Arduini

Last month I received a gift my family and I determined wasn’t a want as much as a need. An Apple watch. When they first came on the scene I made fun of them because all I saw was people … Continue reading

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Anchored Hearts Cover Puzzle by Julie Arduini

I’m so excited to announce the first book in the Surrendering Hearts contemporary Christian romance series, Anchored Hearts, releases next month. This book was full of delay, but on the other side I have to say the issues that took … Continue reading

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Ready for 52 by Julie Arduini

Each year I share my thoughts as I celebrate another birthday. This year, 52. I don’t even remember much of 51. Turning 50 was anticlimactic because I really wanted to enter the decade with a bang. Instead, the country shut … Continue reading

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Reclaiming My Other Shoe by Julie Arduini

I’ve written before that my theme for this year is reclaim. There is so much the true defeated one has stolen from us, and I feel the season is now to go into his camp and take it back. The … Continue reading

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Don’t Assume by Julie Arduini

Back in January I distributed a survey for my newsletter readers. Honestly, I thought I knew the answers for the direction they wanted.. I send two newsletters a month, per their 2021 input. The first newsletter is about writing. The … Continue reading

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