CHAPTER ONE Alex Smiley slammed the door and ran up the stairs to his room. His mother May turned from the dining table where she was folding laundry. Shocked, she looked at the stairs where her son had just disappeared. “Alex?” she called. She moved to the base of the stairs and tried again. “Alex? … Continue reading A Spark of Faith Sneak Peek: Chapter One
A Spark of Faith, book 2 in the Forged in Flames series, is out in bookstores and online wherever books are sold. Unfortunately, there has been a delay in printing and I do not have physical copies to sell at the moment. To order directly from my publisher, please visit the Word Alive Press online … Continue reading A Spark of Faith with a dash of patience!
God’s handiwork, His masterpiece, chosen to do good. That is who we are.
A Spark of Faith releases today! Alex Smiley is 17, in Grade 12, and dreaming of dating, driving and finding his life’s purpose. Join Alex as he faces those challenges while living with Down syndrome. Get your copy at Amazon, Indigo and wherever books are sold!
The Bible tells us not to worry. Not about clothes or food or finances or your life or your body. Do not worry about anything. This week marked eight years since I finished treatment for breast cancer. In the immediate days following, I saw my surgeon for intense back pain. He nodded his head sadly … Continue reading Do Not Worry
And yet, to be near water, for many, is to experience peace, something our world desperately needs more of.
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This time of year has always held a different kind of feel for me. On one hand, I enjoy celebrating my precious Momma – she is truly one of a kind. She is fierce and strong, yet tender and humble. She is a warrior princess who battles the enemy many many times as she journeys this life as the King’s beloved daughter. Of course, I take delight in praising Him for choosing such a beautiful soul to be my mother.
Mother’s are this wonderful gift of grace, and I feel this grace wash over me every time I talk with mine.
Yet, this time of year has the power to make me keenly aware of what I (seemingly) missed out on because of my barrenness. I understand what it is like longing to hold a child in your arms and know they are yours only – the desire to have…
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https://word-alive-press-bookstore.myshopify.com/products/spark-of-faith A Spark of Faith, the second in the Forged in Flames series, is now available from Word Alive Press. Alex Smiley is in Grade 12. Like his friends, he’s interested in dating, getting his license and figuring out what to do with his life. He also has Down syndrome. As he struggles for independence, … Continue reading A Spark of Faith is now available for pre-order from Word Alive Press