JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Sharon Tubbs, author of Living in the Pink
(Lift Every Voice Books/Moody Publishers)
Living in the Pink is a collection of humorous and insightful short stories. They each explore temptations that lead women to straddle the fence on their spiritual journeys.
My characters, for example, wrestle with issues such as adulterous relationships, drug-addicted children, church gossip and jealousy. In short, they’re “living in the pink.”
What does that mean? It’s simply the stage where so many women get stuck between what the Bible calls that “scarlet stain of sin” and striving to become pure or “white as snow.”
They say they believe in God but only enough to call themselves “spiritual” without having to make significant changes in their lives. They want to believe, just not too much.
Laura “Sister Pinky” Pinkston is a central character, a wise “church mother” whose mission is to guide women out of their pinkish state and into God’s light.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write Living in the Pink?
Sharon Tubbs: Inspiration comes from my own triumphs and pitfalls in living out my faith and in simply observing the world around me. I see so many Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Sharon Tubbs, author of Living in the Pink