News – 2015

Most recent events at the top


December 2015

With Rose Scott and Bill Bonikowsky at the Hot Apple Cider With Cinnamon launch

With Rose Scott and Bill Bonikowsky at the Hot Apple Cider With Cinnamon launch

On Saturday, December 12, 2015 I joined two other contributors to Hot Apple Cider With Cinnamon at the House of James in Abbotsford for the B.C. launch of the book.

October 2015

  • HACwithCinnamonCoverSHot Apple Cider With Cinnamon was published by Here’s Life! Communications. I have two pieces in this Canadian-authored anthology! Purchase on


August 2015

  • 7-Essential-Habits-CoverI was privileged to be a contributor to a Christian writers how-to anthology Seven Essential Habits of Christian Writers.  Purchase on


July 2015

  • Faith Today (July/August issue) published my review of Phil Callaway’s book Tricks My Dog Taught Me–About Life, Love, and God.  Read it HERE.
  • My poem “Deborah’s Song” won Honorable Mention in the Time of Singing summer contest and was published in the summer issue.

May 2015

  • The poems “Permission” and “Changing of the Guard” were published in the May/June edition of Testimony.

"Permission" poem by Violet Nesdoly "Changing of the Guard" by Violet Nesdoly

  • My review of Visions and Appearances of Jesus (Phillip H. Wiebe, Leafwood, 2014) was published in the May / June issue of Faith Today. (See it here – p. 51)

April 2015

  • April 22nd we began running the six-week online Bible study “Overcoming Fear, Worry, and Anxiety” for the second time.
  • On April 13th, I was the featured reader at our Fraser Valley Poets Society. I introduced and read from Borrowed Gardens, an anthology of personal poems by four Vancouver area women (Jeannine Bertoia, Del McNulty, Tracie Fisher and myself).


  • I got the word that three poems of mine will be included in an upcoming anthology about writing published by Inscribe Christian Writers Fellowship.

March 2015

February 2015

  • February 2nd the first lesson of the online Bible study published. The course will run till March 9th.
  • Two poems of mine were accepted for The Tomato Anthology.
  • The February issue of FellowScript arrived. My Line Upon Line column for this issue was “The Poem Sequence.”

January 2015

  • An article I wrote, “Staying Green,” appeared in the winter 2014/15 issue of Sage magazine.
  • Two poems were accepted for an upcoming Hot Apple Cider anthology.
  • I put the finishing touches on a six-week online Bible study course (“Overcoming Fear, Worry, and Anxiety”) that I’ve been asked to write and help facilitate for the women’s ministry of my church.






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