Thursday, April 3, 2014

The Thursday Sisterhood with Jean C. Gordon

Family Status: Married, two kids, two grandchildren
What Is Your Favorite Beverage: Tonic water
What Is Your Favorite Food: Cheesecake  
What Is Your Favorite Thing to do During Free Time: Read and check on my family and friends on Facebook
Who Has Been the Most Influential Person in Your Life: My parents (They made me feel I could do anything I wanted to do.)
First Book You Fell in Love With: The Secret Garden
First Book Published: Bachelor Father (Avalon Books)
Most Recent Book: Small-Town Midwife
Out Next: Nothing scheduled, but I’m working on that
How Many Have You Written: Ten  
What Do You Know Now That You Wish You’d Known Then: How much time authors need to spend on publicity and other book-related tasks in addition to actually writing the book
What is Your Favorite Bible Story: The story of Mary Magdalene.  
What is Your Favorite Bible Verse: Psalm 55:22: Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you. He will never let the righteous be shaken. (Also, one of the hardest for me to follow)
What is Your Favorite Hymn: A toss-up between Amazing Grace and What Child Is This 
What is an Ongoing Prayer Request You Have: For God to help me be more accepting.


  1. Hi Jean! Nice to learn more about you. I hear you on how difficult it is to cast our cares on the Lord. I'm always snatching them back. Sigh.

  2. Jean, love the house! But...I can't get past tonic water...Really?! I remember trying it once as a kid and thinking you couldn't pay me to drink it. LOL Of course, I haven't tried it since, so I could be biased. :)

  3. Jean, thanks for sharing the lovely photos and tidbits about your life.

    Sending hugs and love! It's a joy to learn more about my sister authors each Thursday!

  4. I love learning about each other. We come from such different backgrounds but share a common love. Good to know more about you, Jean.

  5. Jean, I love your answers. So glad to have you with LI!

  6. This was fun. I can't wait to read everyone else's answers.

  7. I enjoyed getting to know more about you, Jean. I'm glad you had such supportive parents. I have a hunch their belief in you came in handy when you embarked on your life as a writer.

  8. Jean, so fun to get to know you and see a piece of your life.

  9. HI Jean! It's great to learn more about you! I love the house, too! Hugs, Janet

  10. Jean, I love cheesecake too. And what a beautiful house! I can almost imagine that house in one of my books! Thanks for sharing.

  11. I'm really enjoying these Thursday posts and learning more about you all. Thanks for sharing!
    Blessings, Patti Jo

    p.s. Jean, when I was growing up, the name JEAN was one of my very favorite names. I thought my middle sister was so lucky, because Jean is her middle name!

  12. Very nice to meet you Jean! I love your house. It reminds me of the one that was on the cover of my first book.

  13. Tonic water? Really? I'm shuddering just thinking about it.

    Loved learning more about you, Jean. Love the house, too. Very cool. :)


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