All posts tagged Michelle Ule

2017 with Oswald and Biddy Chambers

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As many of you know, I’ve spent 18 months writing a biography of Biddy, Mrs. Oswald Chambers. I loved the entire experience of researching and writing about the life of an amazing woman who lived in extraordinary times. Mrs. Oswald Chambers releases in October, 2017–the month before the 100th anniversary of Oswald Chambers’ death. I’ve also […]

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Imagination and the Bible

Imagination

I use my imagination all the time when reading the Bible. I put imagination to good use when I teach Bible study. But what does that mean? For me, it started when our youth pastor, Paul Anderson, asked, “imagine how the older brother feels,” when discussing the parable of The Prodigal Son. I was a new-to-Christianity 15 year-old […]

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12 Brides: Auctions and Movie Inspiration

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Where did the inspiration for one of my scenes in The Sunbonnet Bride come from? One of my favorite movie musicals: Oklahoma. In the movie, the townspeople indulged in a favorite money-raiser in frontier towns: the box luncheon auction. Plenty of variation on the theme are out there and I used a pie auction in […]

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12 Brides: A Sunbonnet for Health?

Sunbonnet Bride novella

Even though I grew up in Southern California, I never gave a thought to wearing a sunbonnet. In those days, we frolicked in the sunshine and watched our hair sun-bleach and our skin turn brown. Some of us got freckles but no one would be caught dead in a sunbonnet. It was different long ago. […]

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12 Brides of Summer: Michelle Ule

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With the publication of The 12 Brides of Summer in book form, you can now read Michelle Ule’s The Sunbonnet Bride on an actual page. Instead of in pixels! A sequel to her 12 Brides of Christmas story, The Yuletide Bride, The Sunbonnet Bride revisits the community of Fairhope, Nebraska during the summer of 1875. The players are […]

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