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....

February 25, 2014


I flunked second grade art class.



Who flunks second grade art class, where high expectations are stick figures and barely recognizable animal shaped blobs? Me, that’s who. Was I a terrible artist? No, I always loved art. My teacher told my mother that I had thrown ev...

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...

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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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