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Examples of compassionate faith are everywhere, especially in the bible. It’s one of the reasons I felt it important for Carol Scape to exhibit this in her new faith. In Restored Grace, she demonstrates compassion to someone undeserving. Over and over again. Why? Because she knows she is unworthy, and so are we. It’s who … Read More about Compassionate Faith
Consistency in faith is vital in a believer’s walk. In Restored Grace, Carol is a new Christian, and the consistency of her faith manifested itself in some areas, but not all. As a new Christian, I can guarantee that these areas will develop in her life. I’m the author! And just as God is the author of our lives, He is faithful to complete a good work in us, and that is consistency in faith. Here’s an old song as a reminder.
A solid believer’s walk is so important, especially in the life of a new Christian. The protagonist in Restored Grace, Carol Scape, travels this often tricky road and tries to help others along the way. After tragedy hits in Book One, Shattered Guilt, Carol turns her life around in Book Two. She’s determined to help … Read More about BELIEVER’S WALK
Everyone loves Christmas Cookies, right? And the habit of holiday baking is long-time tradition in almost every American family …except mine. Growing up, my mother didn’t do much baking. As an immigrant from Okinawa, Mama learned to cook from my American grandmother. Grandma Bacon taught her how to cook almost every American dish. Roast Beef, Fried Chicken, Spaghetti…that’s American, right?
Glistening snow, sparkling icicles, and white laden pine branches are everything Mistletoe Village, a winter wonderland, is made up of. The main character Rence and her sister Sandy with their kids, take a wrong turn onto a snowy, thickly forested road. They’ve missed the turnoff to their new home, Grace, Oregon, and that fateful moment in the woods will set the stage for Mistletoe Village.
It’s Christmas in July, and I’m excited to bring you my Christmas book, Mistletoe Village. It was so fun to write because the inspiration for the main character, Rence Paladin, is one of my best friends. I