Strategy 2 – Your Focus (Fervent Bible study blog week 3)

April 4th, 2020

My husband and I said in our twentieth-year of marriage we would have twenty new experiences. I thought it would be a year filled with excitement and fun, one that would be unforgettable. I think we both will never forget it as it’s been the most difficult year of our marriage. I don’t know at [...] more.

Strategy 1:Your Passion (Fervent Bible study week 2)

April 1st, 2020

If they handed out Bible awards, Peter would definitely win “the most passionate follower of Christ.” The fisherman dropped everything (literally) when Jesus called him. He asked Jesus to call him out of the boat onto the water in the middle of a storm. He was the first disciple to proclaim Jesus as the Messiah. [...] more.

Fervent Bible Study Blog Introduction

March 29th, 2020

Prayer. Is it your last resort or your first line of defense? Is it about taking God a list of to-dos or drawing closer to Him? One of the things that captured my attention in the introduction of Fervent was when author Priscilla Shirer writes, “This book is just not meant for pretty reading. It’s not for [...] more.

Fervent Bible study blog

March 19th, 2020

Sunday March 29, 2020 – Wednesday May 6, 2020 IN YOUR HOME Map and Directions | Register Description: These are crazy times indeed. People keep saying we need to pray more. But maybe you feel like your prayers are inadequate. Maybe you are praying but things are getting worse. Join me on a journey to [...] more.

The Beloved—A Perfect Love Story

February 10th, 2020

                      When I started writing The Beloved, I didn’t view it as a love story. There was so much struggle, such heartbreak. But as God shaped the story, it became more and more clear that it’s a love story on many different levels. CLICK HERE to [...] more.

Continuing to Trust (Thriving in the Hard Times Week 6)

January 12th, 2020

The Lord had said to Abram, “Leave your native country, your relatives, and your father’s family, and go to the land that I will show you. I will make you into a great nation. I will bless you and make you famous, and you will be a blessing to others. I will bless those who bless you [...] more.

Unrealized Dreams (Thriving in Hard Times Week 5)

January 5th, 2020

I wrote my first story by the age of seven. It was about a girl named Katie who loved horses. I didn’t love the story, but I loved creating a new world. I loved bringing life to characters and watching them take on a life of their own. For years when people asked what my [...] more.

Seasons (Thriving in Hard Times Week 4)

December 30th, 2019

My heart sank when my co-worker told me she was diagnosed with breast cancer. “Since you were so close to Tammy, I wanted to call. I’d like to hear her story.” I never mind sharing my bestie’s story as it’s one filled with bravery and faith, but I would have preferred it to be under [...] more.

Something to Ponder (Thriving in Hard Times Week 3)

December 22nd, 2019

It’s bound to be a stellar day when a teenage store clerk accuses you of stealing. Her exact words? “I can’t remove the security tag from the item unless you have a receipt. You could’ve come in and stolen it.” These were the incorrect words to say to me four days before Christmas when the [...] more.

When it’s not Your Fault (Thriving in Hard Times Week 2)

December 16th, 2019

My bags were packed by December 3 to fly to Texas the following morning. For months I’d been planning my trip. The week was bound to be filled with laughter and joy as I was spending time with some of my favorite people. After a stressful month filled with increasing pain and talk of cancer, [...] more.

The Thought of Cancer (Thriving in Hard Times Week 1)

December 8th, 2019

“Oh no,” the ENT doctor said when he saw the lump on my neck. “That’s not good,” came once he felt it. “We need to get a sample today.” He turned to his computer and began to type. For six weeks this lump has been growing. I went to my primary doctor the week after [...] more.


December 7th, 2019

Life isn’t easy. Sometimes it feels downright impossible. I’ve learned this over the past two years. While I hoped the hardships were over, some days I feel they have just started. If you feel this way, or if you just want to know the promises in God’s Word that apply to tough situations, join me [...] more.

Overcome Depression Media Highlight

October 30th, 2019

One of the things I love about Writer’s Conferences is meeting fellow writers. I had the pleasure of meeting Margaret a few years ago. She is truly a prayer warrior and a woman with a heart for God. We stay connected during the year on social media and then have the pleasure of connecting face-to-face [...] more.

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September 29th, 2019

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The One Thing

September 17th, 2019

My father went in for what they said would be routine neck surgery on June 28. Doctors said this surgery would be an easier recovery than the shoulder surgery he was scheduled for and might stop the pain he was having. If not, he would have shoulder surgery next. Complications from the surgery kept him [...] more.

Waiting for God Blog Tour

September 6th, 2019

Book: Waiting for God Author: Xochitl Dixon Genre: Non-Fiction, Devotional Release Date: August 7, 2019 Inhale God’s Word. Exhale in prayer. Rest in God’s love. If your heart is weary and longing for answers—for healing, for provision, for miracles—Waiting for God renews your hope with strong biblical truth and encouraging Scripture-based prayer. Conquer your fears and frustrations as you inhale God’s Word, exhale in prayer, [...] more.

The Deceived SUMMER Book Clubs

June 12th, 2019

Monday July 8, 2019 – Friday August 9, 2019 Map and Directions | Register Description: Danny Morton is a typical teen. He sits in church every week with his family. He’d rather not go to most of his high school classes. Danny strives to achieve the sports goals his father has made for him. He [...] more.


June 3rd, 2019

Would you love a little spending money this summer along with good books to read? Sign up for my NEW monthly newsletter and you could be one of three to win an ebook of my newest book, The Deceived, published with CelebrateLit. Or you could be the grand prize winner and receive a $15 Amazon card [...] more.

Three Reasons Why Adults and Teens Should Read The Deceived

April 1st, 2019

Click on the link below to watch my video on why my latest YA novel,The Deceived, is an important read for teens AND adults. Three Reasons Why Adults and Teens Should Read The Deceived more.

Storm Proof Review and Giveaway

March 21st, 2019

About the Book Book: Storm Proof Author: Carol McLeod Genre: Religion/Christian life/Woman’s issues Release Date: March 5, 2019 Go “storm chasing” through the pages of the greatest Book ever written! What storm has blown into your circumstances? Are you—or someone you love—suffering from the trauma of plans that have been washed away, relationships that have been [...] more.


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