Let’s Not Forget + Book Review

Lauren Compton Israel, Review 4 Comments

About a month ago, Israel had it’s National Holocaust Remembrance Day. At the sound of air-raid sirens, everything came to a standstill (even cars!) to observe two minutes of silence. And while things like the Holocaust aren’t pleasant to think about, it’s important that we remember them anyway. And one way to do that is by reading books about the …

I’m Still Here + Some Aussie Pics!

Lauren Compton Farm 4 Comments

Well, it’s been waaaay too long since I did my last post!! ๐Ÿ™ Sorry for not keeping up with posting! But I’m back on the blog again so hopefully I will be somewhat better again. ๐Ÿ™‚ Blogging certainly takes some dedication. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Part of the reason for my lack of posting is because my family moved houses lately! Our new …

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 ๐Ÿ˜€ So here’s the list! And don’t forget to pay extra attention to the words in bold! ๐Ÿ™‚ “The LORDย isย myย strengthย and myย 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!). ๐Ÿ˜€ 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! ๐Ÿ˜€ 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! ๐Ÿ˜€ 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. ๐Ÿ™‚ While …