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“but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”

Isaiah 40:31

Recent Blog Posts

On Being an Odd Duck

My maiden name is Waddell. As a child the name caused me a lot of unhappiness. Children would call out “Waddle, waddle, quack, quack.” Many duck jokes and references were made at my expense. I cried a lot. It seems silly now. As an elementary school child, it was hurtful. Fast forward to three years…

God’s Promise

The rainbow at the top of this website is a picture that I took many years ago.  We were at Camp Sunshine in Lake Sebago, Maine attending a family camp for pediatric oncology survivors.  My daughter had just finished treatment for Neuroblastoma IV a few months earlier.  We were at a camp barbecue when we…

Writing Becomes Real

This is my first official blog post.  I have been writing most of my life. In the past few years, I have been on a journey to become an author.  When you transition from being a writer to an author it becomes real. I believe that God has called me to be an author so…