News – 2017


  • A poem I wrote was made into a picture book by  CLA Kids (the Children’s Ministry Department of my church). Hurry to Bethlehem was then distributed to all elementary children to be memorized and performed as a part of the children’s Christmas presentation. Thank you, Laurel Archer and all others involved!



  • My husband had hip replacement surgery at the beginning of the month. During his convalescence I put most of my writing projects on the back burner to be our full-time cook, house cleaner, driver, shopper etc.


  • On October 18 & 19 – I attended the inspirational Global Leadership Summit simulcast at my church.

August 2017

  • Two of my poems have been selected for inclusion in the poetry anthology The Best of Today’s Little Ditty Volume 2 (a collection of poems by children’s poets; here’s what Volume 1 looked like).
  • I have accepted the position of Poetry Editor for FellowScript magazine! I’ll be looking for two or three poems from Inscribe members per quarterly issue. More details HERE.

July 2017

June 2017

  • On June 26th the Fraser Valley Poetry Society launched O Canada: Celebrating 150 Years. This anthology celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday contains 208 pages of poems about Canada and other subjects by 18 local poets as well many coloured photos. As I was the associate editor and reader for this project, it felt like a big accomplishment to get it all put together and published.

May 2017

April 2017

  • A poem I wrote (“To the Homeless”) won Honourable Mention in the 2017 Utmost Christian Writers Poetry Contest.

February / March 2017

  • I was honoured to be a contributing editor of the Spring issue of Time of Singing.