Words of Worship – Heaven by Joy Lenton

Words of Worship – Heaven by Joy Lenton

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Heaven ©JoyLenton2013   A far off country as close as our next breath seated now in heavenly places known completely after death.   Glimpsed in a loved one’s eyes and the cries of a newborn’s birth way beyond moon, stars or skies close and familiar as earth.   Sometimes it’s hard to believe we will […]

Books by Others ~ Jacob: Journaling the Journey by Michelle Lesley

Books by Others ~ Jacob: Journaling the Journey by Michelle Lesley

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Michelle Lesley and I “met” when I had the privilege of reading her manuscript, Jacob: Journaling the Journey. Today, I’m delighted to share an excerpt from this Bible study with you as this week’s Books by Others post. Intro: Deceiver…Supplanter…Cheater…Liar…Patriarch Strap on your sandals and get ready for the journey of a lifetime.  Jacob’s lifetime—and […]

Welcome To CrossReads Fall Into Reading Books! Where We Invite You To Fall Into Good, Wholesome Books – And Save Money! During the week of October 7th, readers can get books by several of their favorite CrossReads Christian authors who have joined together to offer their books at bargain prices. Monday through Friday (the 7th-11th), […]

Learn how you can buy these books NOW!   To Protect and Serve by Staci Stallings “I promise concern for others, and a willingness to help those in need,” Jeff Taylor said as he stood, hands clasped behind his back, shoulder-to-shoulder with 28 of Houston’s finest. His chest swelled with the words he had committed […]

Contemporary Romance Raspberries and Vinegar by Valerie Comer Josephine Shaw: complex, yet singleminded. A tiny woman with big ideas and, some would say, a mouth to match. But what does she really know about sustainable living as it relates to the real world? After all, she and her two friends are new to farming. […]

Today is the end of almost two weeks of Poetry! This has been very popular and it’s my desire to share more poetry with all of you – at least once a month. Today’s featured poet is Cheryl Ricker, the author of the lovely book, A Friend in the Storm.  Take a deep breath and […]

Today’s featured poet is from the heart of my friend Jeanne. Over the years she has blessed me. She does it yet again today in this poem. . .  (Photo owned by Jeanne Doyon) Come Walk With Me ~ by Jeanne Doyon Walk with me Through shady paths Flower strewn gardens Climbing the gentle verdant […]

Today’s featured poet is Priscilla Kramer. We’ve known each other a long time – we met when I was 15 and  in 10th grade and she was quite a bit younger. We went to the same church and Christian school. That was 40 years ago. One thing I always think of when she crosses my […]

Starting Monday, August 19th we’ll be enjoying two weeks of poetry from various poets.    Plus. . .Poetry – Touch the World With Your Art & Soul (Kindle eBook) is FREE today and tomorrow! (August 16 & 17th, 2013)     Do you write poetry? Do you wish you did? Was there a time you […]

Books by Others ~ An Interview with Poppy Smith

Books by Others ~ An Interview with Poppy Smith

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I’ve had the privilege of getting to know Poppy and her work over the past few months. She is a delight! Reading her books means laughing (often out loud), and being challenged on a heart level about faith and the things believing women face. Poppy is an international speaker and it’s her desire to encourage […]

John Robinson

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Today’s guest post author is John Robinson. He is a friend and I’m a fan of his writing. In fact, I read Joe Box long before we got to know each other as writers and liked the rough-around-edges hero very much. Last Call is one of those rare books that invites you to take a fresh look at the […]

This author’s work was recommended to me by a friend. She was pretty sure I’d like his writing – a lot. She was right. I’m now a fan and his third book is coming out soon. I can hardly wait to get back into Elmo’s world. I’m delighted to be able to share this interview […]

Books by Others ~ Featured Author Valerie Comer

Books by Others ~ Featured Author Valerie Comer

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Valerie and I “met” when we both joined Grace & Faith 4 You – a group of writers and authors who support and market each other. I’ve enjoyed her posts, suggestions, blog, and generosity. Today, I get to share her and her wonderful author news with you. Here’s Valerie. . . Do you ever pause […]

Validation ~ Excerpt from BlessBack®: Thank Those Who Shaped Your Life

Validation ~ Excerpt from BlessBack®: Thank Those Who Shaped Your Life

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It’s a books by others day here on the blog! I love days like this. Today I have the privilege of sharing an excerpt from Julie Saffrin’s book, BlessBack – Thank Those Who Shaped Your Life. I’ve known Julie a long time and for her, gratitude is a way of life – I’ve seen it […]

Today I welcome author Donna B.Snow to the blog!  Music has always been my dream, and it started very young. I started playing the guitar when I was about eight years old – and that was only so I had accompaniment to sing to. Before that I can remember sitting on our front step (yes, […]

Crossing, Oregon, population 725. The town square consists of a diner, ice cream shop, newspaper, General store and Micah’s hardware. The people are friendly, drive older cars and generally live life slow. And it exists only in my head. Growing up I loved Cinderella. She was sweet, cheerful, and caring. Prince Charming was so captivated […]

Paula and I met after she read and reviewed my book, Rain Dance. She’s a busy reviewer and I’m honored to have her here today. I hope she joins us again and again. From Paula. . . Carrie Daws’ book, Crossing Values, grabbed my attention from the first page, and I was drawn into the […]

Today I welcome author Barbara Ellen Brink to the blog. Barbara is one of my favorite authors and she has some generous offers for you June 15th & 16th! Read on to find out more. . . Most writers have a little bit of the introvert in them to be able to spend countless hours […]