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TYC Living

7 Things I MUST Believe in More than God

COVID19 sheltering has given me time to ponder the mysteries of my life. Some of these discoveries are welcome additions. I've learned that I have more patience, perseverance, and discipline than I thought I had. Other discoveries have been tough to acknowledge and excruciating to accept. The most disappointing is that there are seven things… Continue reading 7 Things I MUST Believe in More than God

Books

PAR FOR THE CURSE and Destructive Patterns of Family Behavior

My first novel was published in March 2009 after a ten-year creative struggle to find my voice. Par for the Curse certainly outperformed my expectations by winning a few awards. Even more so, I was surprised by an outpour of love for the character "Riley Briggs" who was only supposed to be a minor character.… Continue reading PAR FOR THE CURSE and Destructive Patterns of Family Behavior

Healthy Living, Keto Life

Top 3 Things I Miss On the Keto Diet

Like all things TYC, I was intentional when I decided to start my low-carb life. I spent a lot of time reading and researching. I learned how to choose low-carb substitutes for many things. The biggest switch was from sugar to stevia, then to Swerve. After that I changed all-purpose flour to almond flour or… Continue reading Top 3 Things I Miss On the Keto Diet

TYC Living, TYC World

When You Know Something Is Not Right

Governor John Kasich speaking at the 2020 DNC made me so happy. Not because I'm a die hard Democrat— because I am not. Not because I'm a die hard Buckeye— though I certainly am. But, because I want to stop feeling so yucky and polarized. I did my miserable years at recess in dirty sandboxes… Continue reading When You Know Something Is Not Right

Bible Stuff, TYC World

Clothe Yourselves in Love…and a Mask

I can't believe that with over 160K deaths we are still in debate about whether or not to wear masks. Americans— this includes me— are fed up with not being able to do what we want to do, when we want to do it, and with whom we choose. I'm supposed to be in Martha's… Continue reading Clothe Yourselves in Love…and a Mask