Kathy Nickerson

Author, Speaker, and Eternal Optimist

Thanks for stopping by today. I hope you find something here that will encourage you in your faith, family, friendships, and fun.

My Books

The Secret of Serendipity

Serendipity is a delicious word. Do you know what it means? More importantly, do you have it? Kara Jane…

The Marvel House

In her seventy-fifth autumn, Madge DuPree blusters into the Marvel House like a crotchety Mary Poppins… 

30 Days to Glory

This is the story of Catherine Benson who longs to do One Great Thing before she dies and Elmer Grigsby who…

Rose Hill Cottage

After the death of her young husband, best-selling novelist Nora Kimble escapes New York for a summer…

About Me

Kathy Nickerson

Kathy Nickerson writes from her home in rural Missouri, where she lives with her husband of more than forty years. They are the parents of four children who grew up to become their best friends and who have given them fourteen grandchildren, so far. Kathy’s eternal optimism comes from her mother, The Nicest Woman on Earth, and from a deep faith in the God who made Light to shine from darkness.

Kathy’s articles have appeared in several magazines and her books are available online and in local bookstores.

Let’s Celebrate Pi Day with Pie!

Let’s Celebrate Pi Day with Pie!

A holiday devoted to math. What an idea. Plus, it is celebrated on Albert Einstein's birthday. March 14th is significant in the life of Pi. If you want to understand it more, here is an interesting link. Everything you need to know about Pi Day If you would rather...

Today, We Played Ball

Today, We Played Ball

The taxes are due soon. I can't find the last receipt that needs to be verified, listed, and attached. Towels need folding, and the floor is in desperate need of a sweep. And a mop. This pile of miscellany in my office must find a home or be tossed in the trash. The...

Tell Your Story

"I will tell of the kindnesses of the Lord, the deeds for which he is to be praised, according to all the Lord has done for us. Isaiah 63:7 (NIV) According to statistics, over one billion children's fiction books were sold in 2020. Other sources may give different...