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The Story Behind the Story

Posted on March 4, 2021 in

by Joan C. Benson Have you ever wondered why authors write what they do? I have. In my case, the backstory for my debut historical fiction novel, His Gift, is quite personal. The key conflict is based on a true event in my motherâ…

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Snowarmageddon!

Posted on March 2, 2021 in

by Lane Jordan Burday Last week, my normally balmy Texas weather turned into an ice and snow catastrophe. A frigid air mass from the North came rushing down into most of the United States. Only one or two states escaped the brutal…

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MTL March Newsletter

Posted on March 1, 2021 in

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Hope in the Shepherd

Posted on February 25, 2021 in

by Grace Fox On the wall above my writing desk hangs a plaque with familiar text from Psalm 23. It begins, “The Lord is my Shepherd. I lack nothing.” These words offer an infinite measure of hope each time I read them, and the…

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Comfort from a Cardboard Box

Posted on February 23, 2021 in

by Dianne Neal Matthews Glancing out my front window, I saw a UPS truck driving away from my house. I opened the door and dragged the big box inside. Then I sat down on the floor beside it and cried. It wasn’t because someone ha…

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MTL Intersection | When You Can’t Go Home Again

Posted on February 22, 2021 in

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Five Tips for Cancer Prevention

Posted on February 18, 2021 in

by Ginny Dent Brant In 1930, the cancer rates were one in 30. Today, the rates are one in two. Years ago, the American Cancer Society put the blame on genetics, but today research clearly reveals that lifestyle is the major player…

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MTL Intersection | The Grandfather I Never Knew

Posted on February 15, 2021 in

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