Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a writer? Hope Toler Doughertyjoins us today to give a glimpse into her world! Be sure to checkout Hope’s latest release,Rescued Hearts.Children’s clothing designer Mary Wade Kimball’s soft spot for animals leads to a hostage situation when she spots a briar-entangled kitten in front of an abandoned house. Discovering the kidnapped woman ratchets the complications for undercover agent Brett Davis. Brett forsakes his three-month mission and helps her escape, the bent-on-revenge brutes following behind . . . and then Mary Wade’s safety is threatened once more.
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a writer? Cindy Woodsmall joins us today to give a glimpse into her world! Be sure to checkout Cindy’s latest release,Gathering the Threads.After months away in the Englisch world, Ariana Brenneman is overjoyed to be in the Old Order Amish home where she was raised. Yet her excitement is mixed with an unexpected apprehension as she reconciles all she’s learned from her biological parents with the uncompromising teachings of her Plain community. Although her childhood friend, ex-Amish Quill Schlabach, hopes to help her navigate her new role amongst her people, Ariana’s Daed doesn’t understand why his sweet daughter is suddenly questioning his authority. What will happen if she sows seeds of unrest and rebellion in the entire family?
P.S. Be on the lookout for her upcoming Christmas book co-authored with Erin Woodsmall, The Gift of Christmas Past.
Three women. Three impossible circumstances. One merciful God.
Jana Kelleyjoins us today to share a glimpse into her life in Southeast Asia. Plus, be sure to check out her new release, Mercy Triumphs. Mia, an American Christian, has lived in Sudan so long that persecution, harassment, and danger have become commonplace for her. Her tough outer shell threatens to harden her heart while her newly Christian friends, Halimah and Rania, former Muslims, are forced to live in exile outside Sudan. All three quickly discover that escaping danger in one place only means facing even greater challenges elsewhere. As God’s mercy becomes evident in their lives, they must choose whether or not to offer mercy to those who don’t deserve it.
Third in a trilogy, Mercy Triumphs opens the reader’s eyes to modern-day persecution and the life of Muslims in Sudan. Based on real-life events, Mercy Triumphs reveals some of the struggles Christians… read more »
Being a mother can be a crazy life, but it’s a gift filled with grace.Betsy Singleton Snyder joins us today to share a glimpse into her busy life as a mom, pastor, and writer. Plus, be sure to check out her new release! Stepping on Cheerios.is a collection of funny, warm, and charming tales from the frontlines of parenthood, written for women who are juggling to accomplish everyday feats of work, motherhood, marriage, church, and more. It’s a comical story of one woman’s realization that her crazy life is a gift and how she found the grace in it.
Plus, Join Betsy in celebrating a crazy life of motherhood and her new book by entering to win a $75 Visa cash card! Click here to learn more and enter. Hurry! Giveaway ends tomorrow.
All boys, including this one, love cooking.
We don’t go to the library every day, but we read… read more »
Do you wonder if you will ever find balance? Lisa Pennington knows how to get up after losing her balance, even with a full house, a not-so-full bank account, and never enough energy. In her latest book, she offers readers:
—Strategies for finding balance in marriage, motherhood, and bad moods
—Playful yet biblically based tips for turning hard days around
—Inspiration for shaping obstacles into opportunities
—Ways to respond to irritations with gratitude
—Enthusiastic encouragement for living out God’s purpose.
For every woman who wonders if her satisfaction in life will ever match her dreams, Pennington has real-life answers full of hope and humor.
The first order of the day is taking care of the cat and dog. Midnight is a little spoiled. He doesn’t like to drink out of a water bowl, especially after the dog has been there, so he jumps up in the chair and demands his bottle.
Morgan has taken her vitamins and it’s time for her walk. She usually does more sniffing than walking. But when we turn around to head back, she knows breakfast is next. So she runs back, tail up and ears flopping. She’s got lots of energy for fourteen years old.
As no two days are the same, this is a collage of photos of my life. (Any one day is usually just doing one thing all day: teaching, writing, painting, dogs…..)
Teaching forensic art: Rick and I travel across the US and Canada teaching forensic art classes to law enforcement professionals. We are the largest instructors of forensic art in the world. The classes are a week long and we’ll teach one to two weeks a month during our “peak season:” April-October. Both Rick and I worked… read more »