Welcome!

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.

The Danger of the Rear View Mirror

The Danger of the Rear View Mirror

Today is National Backward Day, which sounds completely made up but has an actual history that dates back to the Romans. I can see where it would be fun to celebrate this day. Eat dessert first, for instance. I am not, however, wearing my shirt backward or my...

Three Ways to Make the World a Better Place

It doesn't take much to change one corner of the world or one moment of a day. And, that's a start. Here are three ways to make a difference today. Smile My friend, Cora, and I went out for ice cream recently. As we stepped into the shop, we were talking about how...

A Little Christmas Fiction for You

As an author, I try to create characters so real you will want to add them to your Christmas card list. That happened to me every time I wrote about The Glory Circle Sisters of Mt. Zion Church. Catherine, Madge, Emily, Bess, Erma, and all the rest became real people...