Peacemakers are the Children of God

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” — Matthew 5:9 When I decided to write the Elle books, I had no problem in deciding what her name would be. Her first name is in honor of our granddaughter and her last name, Burton, honors my grandfather. T.R. Burton is the […]

Thou Shalt Not Judge – Really?

Regardless of Our Best Intentions, We All Judge Others When I came home sobbing because all the kids on the bus were chanting “Great Big Gobs of Greasy Grimey Gopher Guts,” Mom always responded with the same words: “Judge Not Lest Ye Be Judged!” It was the perfect chant to bully a kid with the […]