October 1 my poem “Tomato High Priestess” won first place in the Inscribe 2011 Members only Contest. It was published in the November issue of FellowScript.
September 28th to November 23rd: I taught a class at Women By Design, our church’s Wednesday morning program for women. We studied Joyce Meyer’s book Battlefield of the Mind. I’m sure it impacted me more than the wonderful women who studied it with me.
September 27th – The 2011 Word Alive Publishing Contest results were announced. I was thrilled to see my novel Destiny’s Hands on the list of finalists.
On September 19th we welcomed our first granddaughter, beautiful little Myelle, into the family.
Welcome to this world, Myelle!
My poem “Caraganas” was published in the September 7th issue of Prairie Messenger.
My poem “To Mother” was published in the May issue of Testimony
My poem “Chalk” was published in the May issue of Good Times.
My review of Ann Voskamp’s book One Thousand Gifts was published in the March / April issue of Faith Today.
I spent some hours in early January reading and evaluating the entries for The Word Guild’s God Uses Ink Novice Writers Contest. There are some great new writers in the wings!
On January 25th we got the sad news that my brother had died after battling cancer for almost four years. The trip to Saskatchewan to attend the memorial service was bittersweet. It was wonderful to be with the everyone, but very sad too.