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Thank you for wanting to know more about my life and work.

For several years now I have felt the Lord leading me to focus my writing and speaking, as well as my volunteer time, toward the growing population of older adults and the Baby Boomers who care for them. I’m happy to report some exciting progress in this new stage of my life. The Hope of Glory, A Devotional Guide for Older Adults, is now available! (See BOOKS BY NANCY.) Take My Hand Again, a companion guide to encourage those caring for older adults, is in progress and should be released by Kregel Publishing in 2015.

While you are visiting this site, please consider subscribing to my BLOGS, “Back Porch Break,”my former newspaper column transformed into a blog, and “Take My Hand Again,” dealing with issues and topics for those caring for older adults. Subscriptions are FREE, but enable you to get new posts in your Email inbox. I welcome new readers in both BLOG categories and love replying to readers’ comments.

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Meet Nancy

Back Porch Break

Funny little girl swims in a pool in an yellow life preserver

Savoring Summer

Why is it that even though summer days are longer in terms of sunlight, they seem to slip by so much faster than winter days? Each year it seems like … [Read More...]

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Leaning In

Recently I scanned portions of the highly popular book Lean In, written by Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook who is listed on Fortune’s list of the 50 … [Read More...]

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Sunrise Hope at Easter

No wonder so many people love to attend Easter sunrise services. A sunrise represents hope, and so it is the perfect representation of the hope we find in … [Read More...]

Take My Hand Again

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Just Start

When my son Tim gave me a copy of Jon Acuff’s book Start I thought the subject might have come a bit late for me, but I was wrong! I just finished the book … [Read More...]

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Remembering Momilies

I grew up in the South thinking everyone's mother said, "Katie, bar the door" in times of trouble and "I'll swan" when something truly amazing happened. On … [Read More...]

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The End of the Journey…or the Beginning?

If a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, then the journey to having a book you’ve written appear on your doorstep should begin with the … [Read More...]

My Photos

Colorado Sand Dunes
Hummingbird in Vail
Jim in Venice
Beau the Office Cat
Door in Italy
Boys in a Box

Speaking

About Nancy's Presentations

It’s been said that some people are speakers who also write while others are writers who also speak. Nancy is primarily a writer, but she loves to share the messages the Lord has put on her heart with audiences who can relate to them—and her warm, conversational presentation style has been enthusiastically received over the years.

She recently developed a training session for volunteers willing to facilitate a devotional hour in elder care facilities utilizing her devotional guide, The Hope of Glory. She is also developing a motivational talk for those tasked with caring for older adults. Be a part of helping Nancy spread the word about this new ministry focus.
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