What Were You Thinking?

What Were You Thinking? James 4:7 says “Submit yourselves therefore to God.” Our choices, our words, our activities, our relationships. (I’m still working on all of this.) But for me thoughts are the hardest to surrender to the Lord. The Bible offers help. Philippians 4:8 says, “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is […]

Welcome Gail Kittleson

About the Book July 7, 1937 The Marco Polo Bridge Incident results in a prolonged war between China and Japan. The United States remained neutral. September 1, 1939 Germany invades Poland leading Britain and France to declare war on Germany. The United States remained neutral. Over the next 15 months at least 35 nations were […]

Trusting in God Despite Our Circumstances

Trusting in God Despite the Circumstances Habakkuk 3:17-19 is one of my favorite scriptures. The verses depict the prophet’s faith in the Lord despite his material circumstances. I think it would be interesting to put this into modern day language. Here’s the original. Though the fig tree does not bud and there are no grapes […]

My Great Grandfather was a Priest

My book Dreams Deferred is inspired by my real-life family. Here’s what happened.   PS – the young lady on the cover is my granddaughter.    Dreams Deferred is inspired by the true story of my great grandfather and great grandmother. Father Frances Matthew Halbedl grew up in the European Austrian Empire and followed the tradition in […]

Happy Valentine’s Day

God’s Love Is the Best Valentine You Can Receive “God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16.” If you’ve been a Christian for a while, you’ve heard this verse. But have you really pondered what it means? In […]

Welcome Melony Teague

ABOUT THE BOOK: Research librarian Savannah Sanderson wants nothing more than to escape into her happily-ever-after novels with their larger-than-life fictional heroes. But a promise to her late husband has her attending her dreaded twenty-year high school reunion, drinking ghastly punch, and taking desperate measures just to keep her vow, even if she has to […]

Reflecting God’s Glory

Reflecting God’s Glory Once when we were traveling in our RV, the window out the back faced east, and I saw a brilliant sunrise every morning. But one day I happened to look out the other side toward the west just at the right time. A glorious gold light reflected from the windows of the […]

Welcome Valerie Goree

About the Book: International Retrieval Organization Agent Lela Ortiz is assigned the kidnapping case of businessman, Chuck Davenport. When her boss allows Jay Vashon, Chuck’s brother-in-law to assist, Lela accepts the help with reservations, especially when Jay prays at the most inopportune times. Jay would do anything to help bring Chuck home, even work with […]

Welcome Linda Matchett

Under Ground (Book 2 Ruth Brown Mystery Series): It’s been six months since Ruth Brown followed clues to England and discovered the identity of her sister’s killer. War continues to rage as Ruth reports on food shortages, the black market, evacuation of London’s children, and the bravery of the British people. When a bombing raid […]

Why Should I Pray

Why Should I Pray? Keep on praying and don’t give up. Colossians 4: 2 says “Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.” 1 Thessalonians 5: 17 reminds us to “pray without ceasing.” Ephesians 6: 18 says “And pray in the Spirit on a ll occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests.” Prayer is […]

Welcome Author Pat Jeanne Davis

When Valleys Bloom Again A Wartime Romance Set On Two Continents After fleeing impending war in England, nineteen-year-old Abby Stapleton works to correct her stammer and to become a teacher in America, only to discover this conflict has no boundaries and that a rejected suitor is intent on destroying her name, fiancé, and fragile faith. […]