Category Archives: Mary Alford

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas!

It’s finally here. With Thanksgiving over we are now officially in the Christmas season. And when I think about Christmas, I find myself thinking about Christmas decorations. So today, I though I’d share some of my favorite craft ideas for this Christmas season. … Continue reading

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Pieces Of Me

As an author, I find myself putting pieces of my life into each of my books. Whether it’s my love of coffee, animals, or cooking, they all seem to find their way into my stories. In my White Rose Publishing romance … Continue reading

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The Beauty Of Broken by Mary Alford

Have you ever felt so broken that you didn’t see any way of coming back from it? Brokenness can come either from the circumstances forced on us or the self-infliction caused by us, and I think at some point in … Continue reading

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God’s Majesty Displayed… by Mary Alford

    Like a lot of people, I was excited to watch the solar eclipse, even though I knew there wouldn’t be much to see in Texas. So at the appointed time, my husband and I went outside and I took a couple … Continue reading

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Great Christian Love Stories by Mary Alford

  When I first started reading romance novels, (I’m about to truly date myself), the Christian romance genre was TINY. Today, there’s a subgenres for Christian romance such as Amish, cowboy, small town, historical, and suspense to  name a few. … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas…

We are in full blown summer here in my neck of the woods in Texas, and it’s hibernation time.  You know what I mean. When the temperature creeps up to over a 100 degrees and its not fit for man … Continue reading

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Introducing Guest Author Colleen Coble

Write Who You Are   I’d always wanted to write from the first moment I wrote a story in first grade. That dream went underground for a while when raising our children, but I’d take it out and blow the … Continue reading

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Getting Away, If Only In Your Mind…

Its vacation time, and some of you are making travel plans for your summer getaways. Whether it’s a tropical beach somewhere, or a breathtaking mountain retreat, getting away from the day to day grind, even if it’s just for a … Continue reading

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The Beauty Of Change

Okay, I know what you’re saying…change can be beautiful? No way. I’m inclined to agree with you. I’ll be the first person to say I am not a fan of change. It can be disruptive and overwhelming to your peace … Continue reading

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The Gift That Lasts Forever

What is the one gift that is almost always free, you can give it to yourself or others can give it to you, it doesn’t require shopping, and it renews itself daily. The answer is simple. Our memories. Whether we … Continue reading

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Please Welcome Guest Author Irene Hannon…

Greetings, everyone. And thank you, Mary, for inviting me to be a guest today. I have to begin this post with a confession. I didn’t set out to be a writer of Christian fiction. Not because I didn’t want to … Continue reading

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The Abundance of God

Here in Texas, an early spring has brought us breathtaking wild flowers, gentle rain, and a crop of dewberries in our backyard that is truly a gift from God. For those of you who don’t know what dewberries are, they … Continue reading

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Novel Preparation 101 with Guest Author DiAnn Mills

Novel Preparation 101 by Guest Author DiAnn Mills We writers have habits that help us organize and get started on new writing projects. Today I’d like to share with you how I assemble my thoughts and preparations before writing chapter … Continue reading

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Easter All Year Long by Mary Alford

This year, because of family scheduling, my husband and I decided to have our Easter Celebration for our three granddaughters on Monday, the day after Easter. With so much commercialism involved in Easter, I wanted to make sure that each … Continue reading

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Living on the Edge of Danger… by Mary Alford

Anyone else out there love a good spy story? I don’t know what it is about them, but I just can’t get enough of spy stories, whether it’s reading or writing them. Maybe it’s the possibility of living every day … Continue reading

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