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.

Finally, a Side-Hustle that Works!

Finally, a Side-Hustle that Works!

You guys! I've found it. A side-hustle that actually brings in passive income. It's called "Retirement".  My social media streams are constantly flooded by people advertising a side hustle that will make me a zillion dollars every month for life or at least get me out...

Still Counting Blessings

We haven't changed much. Right?   It has been twenty-two years since the picture on the right and the birth of our first grandchild. (Yes, we married as babies.) The picture on the left is our most recent grandchild, born last week. Lots of things are different...

Welcome Home

Welcome Home

My handsome husband is coming home. When he walks through the door tomorrow night, he will be just a few months short of spending fifty years in medicine. Fifty. He was a college freshman when he talked to his mother about becoming a doctor. "Fine," she said, "If you...