October 27, 2015

The clack, clack, clack of the wheels pulls us closer to the pinnacle.


My son grips my hand, his eyes growing larger with every stomach-clenching jolt of steel against steel. 


“I’m not sure I like this,” he says in a voice that trembles on this, his first rollercoaste...

September 29, 2014


I am coming off the mountaintop today. I just spent five days in St. Louis, Missouri at the ACFW 2014 conference with over 600 writers who all share the same crazy dream that I do—being published. 
Only I now can count myself among those that have achieved that dream....

April 3, 2014

Spring has finally come (hopefully to stay!) here in Texas.

Yesterday was a gorgeous day. The birds were out making new friends, twittering and jabbering, singing praises to the Creator—the one who imagined Spring in the first place. Since it was such a beautiful day t...

December 13, 2013

I lose my keys all the time. No matter that I hang my purse by the front door, or that my key ring clips to that purse. My keys have this habit of playing hide and seek, especially when I am late.

Among the many things my Prayer-Warrior-Mama taught me was to trust the...

November 14, 2013

I have been reading the Bible since I was in first grade. I distinctly remember dragging my new Robin's-Egg-Blue Living Bible to school with me and showing off to my teacher that I could read the Bible and I didn't need any of her "reading lessons" (Yes, I was a bit of...

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About the Author

When she is not homeschooling her two sweet kiddos (with a full pot of coffee at hand), Connilyn is scribbling notes on spare paper, mumbling about her imaginary friends, and reading obscure out-of-print history books. Her first book Counted with the Stars will be released through Bethany House Publishers April 2016.

She also blogs at JoyComesInTheMorning.com and LearnHowToWriteANovel.com

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