I stepped out of my comfort zone this month to lead a class at our local arts center on Building Your Creative Writing Muscle. I compared writing to training for a marathon — both require putting in miles, changing our lifestyles, having a plan, and celebrating our successes. The class has been fun, with a… Continue reading The amplified life
A few weeks ago I enjoyed an end of summer trip driving through North Carolina from the mountains to the coast, visiting family and attending the wedding of the daughter of special friends I have had since high school days. My little red Prius and I covered over a thousand miles! I finished out the… Continue reading Riding the Waves
Thank you to each of you for reading, joining my email list and letting me know when a post speaks to you from Under the Magnolia Tree. This is part three of my reflections on my amazing trip to the Amazon Rainforest in June with Justice & Mercy International. I am not a light packer,… Continue reading What I left behind in the Amazon
Under the Magnolia Tree has a new look! Thank you to my cousin, Grey Von Cannon, for designing my cool logo. She is an artist and jewelry designer living in Durham, NC. Visit her webpage at greyvoncannon.com I have certain travel memories that stand out as ones I cherish. Seeing the enormity of the Grand… Continue reading What I found in the Amazon
I have an article in the summer issue of Refresh Bible Study Magazine. This is a free quarterly online magazine from Lighthouse Bible Studies.The theme for this edition is "A Rock-Solid Life: Build It on the Sayings of Jesus." My article is the first one and is based on Jesus' admonition to not worry about our life. Do you ever… Continue reading New Devotional in Refresh Magazine!