I realize in writing this that it will be a drop in the crashing wave of other first of the year blogs and may not make it's point as well for the deluge, but I'm doing it anyway. I rarely make New Year's resolutions, but I do establish goals and I think over the ones … Continue reading Forgiving 2017
Out Now: At the Crossroad, Sweet River Redemption Book 2. Thanks for stopping by. I'm the author of the Sweet River Redemption series and other works of fiction. I also blog here (scroll down for recent posts) and elsewhere. If you're looking for information on SC MacDonald, the copy & editing services partnership, you can … Continue reading Welcome!
"Fear Not" appears in the Bible more than 100 times. In fact, the Bible talks a lot about fear. We are commanded to fear God and not His angels, not the world, not death, the list goes on. Why does God want us to fear Him? Because He wants our focus on what's important, not … Continue reading Be Not Afraid: Updated for 2017
Homemade Mythology’s review for At the Crossroad.
I loved this book. I was having trouble figuring out what I’d say in this review because normally I do a small summary, the stuff I liked, the stuff I didn’t like and then my concluding thoughts. But I can’t think of anything that wasn’t done well. It was that good.
At the Crossroads has a widowed mother with two kids who is making do and getting by, and lives in a manner that she is always expecting the other shoe to drop. And unfortunately? You don’t blame her, she has had a rough go of it. The last thing she needed was a crush on the pastor who may or may not be staying because his heart really is in the mission field overseas.
Christa MacDonald expertly portrays both small towns and private Christian schools, in that she shows the good, and the bad that come with those environments…
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Since today is Columbus Day and the United States is still mired in political partisanship, your social media feeds are likely to be clogged with memes both praising and criticizing Christopher Columbus. Possibly one like this: Or maybe this one: Or this: Columbus day became an official holiday in 1937, but it had been celebrated … Continue reading Pick Your Battles Wisely: Or Why Columbus Day Is No Hill To Die On
If you've been eagerly anticipating the sequel to The Broken Trail, it's here! At The Crossroad is available now and it's even on sale. Click here for both the print and digital versions. So what's it about? Erin Sullivan has had to endure the rumor mill of Sweet River, Maine grinding through her family's scandals … Continue reading At The Crossroad is Here!
If you're a regular reader of the blog with a good memory then you know that I wrote the Broken Trail because the character of Katherine came fully-formed to my head and I knew I wanted to describe her journey from bitterness to forgiveness. I had pitched the book as part of a three-book series … Continue reading Why I Wrote At The Crossroad