Spring Tears (Sample blog post)

I am working on creating a new blog for the original blog posts that inspired Borrowed Angel. They come from my family blog, where I kept detailed account of each episode of grief, yet also every spiritual moment I encountered. Writing about both carried me along my path of healing.…

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Blaming Broken Hearts

Facebook can be your best friend or your worst enemy. Some days when I scroll through my feed, it is full of beautiful pictures of family and friends vacationing, or snippets of daily life touched with humor. Other days, the most depressing news filters in–tragic deaths, accidents, or fear-inducing posts…

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“Taumafai” — Song from Borrowed Angel

For those of you who have read Borrowed Angel, you know there is a special song that is referenced in the beginning and the end of the book. I have a video of this song to share with you. But first, from the final chapter of Borrowed Angel: “On Dan’s…

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“Dreaming Angel”

Yesterday, I was at Deseret Book store looking at shelves of Willow Tree carvings. All the carvings represent something, though they can be left to personal interpretation, as well. My eyes caught this little one and at first glance, I saw …a mother laying on her child’s headstone. Looking more…

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The Writing Process Blog Tour

BLOG TOUR – The Writing Process  Welcome to a Blog Tour where authors answer questions about their writing. I’ve been tagged by Lauren Nicolle Taylor ,  author of The Woodland Series, a YA dystopian romance. I’ve read the first two books in this series and loved them! I’m looking forward to…

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Borrowed Angel, in my Hands At Last!

 Just as I was about to leave the house on Saturday, the doorbell rang. Assuming it was another salesman, I prepared myself for a curt end to our conversation since my family and I were heading out the door. Instead, I watched the mailman drive away, only then noticing the box at my feet. “My…

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Battling Guilt ~ Excerpt from Borrowed Angel

One of the toughest battles I faced as a mother who suddenly lost her baby boy was working through guilt. It was a heavy, destructive burden to believe I played a part in my child’s death. I questioned my actions, wondering what I could have done differently–trapped in a whirlwind of unanswerable questions…

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Four Years Later

March 10th. It’s been four years since Ty passed away. For the first time, I have publicly shared the details of that awful morning, preparing readers for the release of Borrowed Angel. I’ve been nervous and anxious, wondering if the pain I vividly described would scare people away from reading…

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