With Love, Laura Beth

Words from my heart

I’m Convinced

The 2013-2014 school year is over at Fresno Pacific and my textbooks are closed. I had a good semester, passed my classes, and made new friends. Before school ended, I … Continue reading

May 16, 2014 · 6 Comments

Awestruck Afternoon

In April 2012, I flew to Grand Rapids, Michigan to attend my first-ever writing conference. Why so far? A book led me there. Angry Conversations With God called my name … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · 6 Comments

The Voice

My son Gabi began his journey to The Voice stage two years ago when he stood in line with thousands of hopefuls at the LA Convention Center. He auditioned but … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · 8 Comments

Custom Love

Jaime and I celebrated our 34th wedding anniversary on February 16. In honor of our special day, I share the following story . . .  Thirty years ago, Jaime and … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · 11 Comments

Super Sunday

Super Bowl XLVIII is scheduled for February 2, 2014, and bets are on. For a fleeting moment, Seattle Seahawks were favored to win, but according to sports-betting expert Jimmy Vaccaro, “after … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

Death-Defying Plunge

Spring semester began this week at FPU and that means seeing friends again after a month-long vacation. Fun! Ally and I crossed paths on Monday. We hugged, asked each other … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · 3 Comments

Love Wins

The Hiebert Library at Fresno Pacific University invites faculty and staff to write about books that have shaped their lives. Although I’m a former staff member, I was asked to … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · 6 Comments