Category: Encouragement

  • Our Hiding Place (Seven Days of Hope!)

    Our Hiding Place (Seven Days of Hope!)

    So today I’m excited to be a part of the Seven Days of Hope Blog Tour!! Yep, you guessed it. πŸ˜‰ For seven days myself and thirteen other bloggers are sharing posts full of hope. πŸ˜€ And today is my turn to share (along with Anna Grace)! As followers of the one true God–the God…

  • Three β€œGo-To” Scripture Verses

    Three β€œGo-To” Scripture Verses

    I was trying to decide what I should post about today and decided I’d share a few verses that I always find encouraging–whether I’m in a nerve-wracking situation or just feel overwhelmed by the wickedness that I see in the world. No matter what we’re facing, God’s word always holds the encouragement and strength we…

  • Defying Jihad | A Book Review

    Defying Jihad | A Book Review

    I read Defying Jihad a number of months ago now and have been intending on doing a review on my blog ever since!! So here it (finally) is. πŸ˜€ In short, this story has God’s faithfulness woven intricately through out it, from the start to the end! It was like getting a great big dose…

  • Nearly Two Months Already!!

    Nearly Two Months Already!!

    I can hardly believe that it’s nearly been two months since I released Jayne’s Endeavour!! It’s seems so strange when I think of it! πŸ˜‰ For so long, I just imagined publishing my first novel and now . . . it’s actually done! And the good news is, I now feel more refreshed and invigorated…

  • What Makes a “Good Read?”

    What Makes a “Good Read?”

    There are lots of books to read. Lots of intriguing sounding plots and captivating covers. But what exactly equates to a “good read” to me? That’s certainly quite the question! πŸ˜‰ So I guess I’ll start by listing some things I appreciate when I’m reading! Skilful writing (certainly a big plus!) Adventure (yep, love a…

  • Take Heart!

    Take Heart!

    Spring is well and truly in the air over here! πŸ˜€ It’s exciting to see all the flowers coming out and the blossoms appearing! Our garden is full of soooo much colour and splendour!! God is such an amazing designer!! πŸ˜€ Here’s a couple of pictures one of my siblings took recently! Aren’t they amazing…

  • Does Is Really Matter?!?

    Does Is Really Matter?!?

    What we allow to capture our imaginations and hearts shapes how we think and act πŸ˜€ Which means . . . books are powerful!! πŸ˜€ As an author that is a scary and wonderful thought all wrapped into one! Scary because of the responsibility that comes from publishing words and ideas that will influence others.…

  • Be Eager for Truth!

    Be Eager for Truth!

    I came across a lovely hymn I’d like to share with you, called “Lord, Write Your Truth.” It’s a “modern” hymn as I think it was only released in 2018! πŸ™‚ And the man who wrote it is still alive unlike a lot of the hymns we sing πŸ˜‰ Lord, Write Your Truthby Joe Henson,…

  • The LORD is my . . .

    The LORD is my . . .

    My sisters put together a list of Scripture verses that demonstrate the greatness and goodness of God as an encouragement for someone. When I saw it, I knew I had to include it in a post πŸ˜€ So here’s the list! And don’t forget to pay extra attention to the words in bold! πŸ™‚ “The…

  • Are You Cultivating Joy Killers?!

    Are You Cultivating Joy Killers?!

    I’ve got the joy, joy, joy, joy Down in my heart, Down in my heart to stay. But do we? If we’re honest, all too often we don’t feel joyful. Instead we’re bogged down with cares, worries, or even complaints. Or at least I know I am! If we find ourselves in a spot where…