The LORD is my . . .

Lauren Compton Encouragement 4 Comments

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 😀 So here’s the list! And don’t forget to pay extra attention to the words in bold! 🙂 “The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted …

The Blessing of a Diary!

Lauren Compton Jayne's Endeavour 4 Comments

As we begin 2019, I want to take a moment to encourage you to consider writing in a diary this year! I began writing in a diary many years ago (though I have to admit there have been extended periods where I’ve only written very sporadically!). 😀 What largely inspired me to start keeping a diary was a book series …

Stories From the Past

Lauren Compton History, Video 4 Comments

As a historical author, I obviously have a love of history related things! 😀 That can take the form of reading other historical novels, visiting a pioneer village, learning about historic people and events, reading historical plaques when I visit places, or perusing displays of old-fashioned items. And old photographs are definitely intriguing (because a picture is worth a thousand …

Another Type of “Writing”

Lauren Compton Music 4 Comments

If you read my very first blog post as author, then you’ll already know that I love playing and teaching music! 😀 Well in the last year or two, I’ve been blessed to explore another part of music with my teacher, Amanda Tero–arranging!! I wanted to share a recording of me playing one of my recently finished arrangements. 🙂 While …

Promoting Family in Our Writing and Reading

Lauren Compton Encouragement, Quotes, Review 4 Comments

My mum has always told me that my siblings should be my best friends. That’s the type of family I grew up in. A family that works together, laughs together, and spends heaps of time together. 🙂 This type of environment is normal for me (what a blessing! 😀 ). But every so often I’m thrown a “reality” check. The …