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Why I Write Books (instead of baking cookies)

I would like to tell you that I write novels to share a timeless message with the world. Or to contribute to the greater good. I hope my books accomplish those goals. At least a bit. But the truth is I write books because I’m a much nicer person when I’m...

To the Class of ’74

I’m not sure we will have an official 50th-class reunion this year. We are all busy, and most of us live a long way from the little school where we first met. So, I decided to host a celebration on my blog. Here’s to us, the Atlanta High School Class of...

Three Pieces of Advice

No one has asked me to give a commencement address. If they did, I think I’d say three (very short) things. Here is my best advice to the graduates of 2024 – and all the rest of us. It is ancient wisdom originally written by a Jewish prophet named Micah...

A Song I Can’t Sing Right Now

There are some songs I can’t sing right now. You probably understand. I thought it would be the hymns at my mother’s funeral. When the time came to sing with my siblings and our children and our children’s children, I thought I would ugly cry. I...

Dolly Sings Easter

I share this every year because I love the way Dolly sings the Easter story from the perspective of Peter, a friend of Jesus. We could all tremble in the darkness of our separation from God. Thank goodness, “He’s alive and I’m forgiven....