From the Ashes of Pity into Beauty of Purpose

From Ashes of Pity into Beauty of Purpose by Debra Gray Elliott Forty years ago, at the age of sixteen my life changed and I found myself in the ashes of pity. My life took a dark turn when my father passed away several months before I turned sixteen. My mother decided she did not want to live in our home state any longer and moved me across the country.…

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Engaged #Giveaway Opportunity!

It’s been quiet in this corner for a lot of reasons. End of school year madness. Why does it surprise me every year? Travel Loss of a dear, dear friend Tom’s travel schedule Co leading a small group study with Tom Oh, and I’m releasing ENGAGED this month! ENGAGED is the third book in the Surrendering Time Series. ENTRUSTED was about surrendering the present. ENTANGLED was about surrendering the past.…

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CD REVIEW: Out of the Dark by Mandisa #GIVEAWAY

Mandisa wrote her song “Overcomer” in 2013 to encourage her close friend Kisha, who was battling breast cancer. Mandisa really believed and prayed that God was going to heal her, but when Kisha went to be with Jesus in 2014, Mandisa’s foundation was shaken in a way she never expected. She fell into a deep pit of depression for close to 3 years, shutting out her friends, family and the…

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Total Surrender by Cynthia Roemer

TOTAL SURRENDER By Cynthia Roemer I’ve always been inspired by those who are willing to give their all for the cause of Christ.—missionaries who give up home and family to live in foreign lands in less than comfortable places, men, women, even children who stand by their convictions regardless of the consequences. These people have counted the cost and surrendered their lives to God anyway. Surrendering our lives to God…

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A Highland Pearl Character Interview by Brenda B. Taylor

A Highland Pearl Character Interview Greetings from 16th century Scotland. My name is Andrew Dubh Munro. I’m know as the Black Falcon of Fàrdach, and I am the Thirteenth Baron and Chief of Clan Munro. My home is located in the Scottish Highlands on the north shore of Cromarty Firth. The seat of my clan, the place I reside, is Fàrdach Castle. Fàrdach is a Gaelic word meaning, home. Gaelic…

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Transformation: Relationships Need Change by Toni Shiloh

I’m so glad to be here today. I wanted to talk about transformation, specifically the ones we experience in relationships. If you’ve been in a relationship, you realize being in a relationship is a transformation all on its own. When two people decide to become one, there’s a growing process that HAS to happen. Not because we want it to happen, but because you can’t put two unique people in…

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