• God's lessons from life

    Musings Out Of A Fire

    July 15, 2016 started out as a fairly typical day. I happened to be home, after a couple days of severe back pain which my chiropractor was able to pop me out of UNUSUALLY quickly the day before. After catching up on sleep lost from the back pain, I awakened at noon, almost decided to roll over for another hour or so of sleep (THAT is significant in the story). About an hour later, I was just finishing my breakfast … I mean, lunch, when I heard a loud BANG outside. Thinking it was one of those “no rain” thunder claps that are usually much louder and sharper than the…

  • Books

    Annals of Wynnewood Trilogy

    “The Journey of a Lifetime begins in Wynnewood.” Shadows & Secrets (Annals of Wynnewood – Book 1) ^ To go to Amazon, click above title ^ (The remaining books will be listed with this book on the Amazon page.) Summary – (summary from Amazon – but modified slightly to avoid giving too much away) Shadows and Secrets  (Book 1) No one knows what the cloaked creature is or why it is so terrifying. The villagers of Wynnewood only know that they must stay away from ‘the creature’ for fear of their physical and spiritual safety. An unfortunate encounter with a dragon introduces Philip Ward to it, and to his surprise,…

  • Authors,  Books

    Chautona Havig

    About 7 years ago, when I first got my tablet, I downloaded the Kindle app.  I knew you could get kindle books for free and so went looking for encouraging and uplifting Christian fiction.  I ran across some duds, but the nice thing about the freebie aspect is, you don’t pay for it .. so move on.  I found a book called “Past Forward” by Chautona Havig … looked good, it was free so why not.    The book was just the first in a large collection of volumes.   I signed up for Chautona’s emails, joined her contests and found out that she was giving away volumes from this…

  • Books

    Past Forward

    Past Forward: The Complete Collection ^ To go to Amazon, click above title ^ A young woman, sheltered from nearly all modern living, suddenly finds herself alone. New friendships and experiences unfold for Willow. She grows, raises and hunts her food, chops wood like nobody else can, works from dawn to dusk and loves every minute of it. She’s strong in spirit and body. Survival, mystery, value of family and friends, all brought to us by an incredibly talented author. Taking on a classic literary convention, Chautona creates a “fish out of water” story.  Poor Willow is so very alone, life is turned upside down.  This is a story of…