#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for December, 2006


I’ve always liked Wednesdays. They’re not hectic, like Mondays, mundane, like Tuesdays and Thursdays, or oh-the-heck-with-it-it’s-almost-the-weekend, like Fridays. I was born on a Wednesday, so maybe that’s why I like them. Wednesday’s child, that’s me.

What’s special about today? Well, first of all, it’s a DAY, and that makes it a precious gift, in and of itself.

I did a radio interview, first thing this morning, and it always jazzes me to talk about the current book–in this case, “Deadly Gamble”, with a mention of “Sierra’s Homecoming.” (That’s available from Audible.com, by the way, and I enjoyed listening to it

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Tis the Season

For buying presents?
For decorating trees?
For sending cards?
Baking fruitcakes? (Okay, I know that one’s a stretch. Who has time for such an enterprise in this day and age?)
All these things are fine, but they do tend to obscure the Reason for the Season, don’t they?
Before the birth of Christ, the earth was shrouded in darkness–spiritual darkness, the very worst kind. And then, oh amazing, holy, eternity-altering night, a door was flung open, and the Light of Heaven itself entered the world, broke through the barrier, and changed the rules forever. And of all places, in a

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Around 1541, the present state of Texas was called Tejas, a Spanish version of the Caddo word meaning “allies.”