Tuesday 1st January, 2019.
The old year with its ups, downs, victories, losses, JOY AND HOPE has now departed.
Like a tribute from the past as recorded in the Book of Samuel, I decided in my heart to clearly remember with an Ebenezer Stone the Presence of God with us on our past journeys and to reach out with gratitude and faith that He will be with us in our future. Thank God for what Christ has done so we now have His Presence within.
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL – PEACE – GRACE AND HOPE IN ABUNDANCE.
I m a wife, mother and grandmother. I have always enjoyed writing even from an early age. My book Beyond the Ashes has been written as a labour of love. All the characters are real to me and their story needed to be told. As a Christian my desire is to write General Fiction stories about real people but Hope and a desire for 'better' will always be part of the journey. I have had several short stories published over the years and moderate success in writing competitions.
I realized as I was thinking today (30/01/15) that perhaps I should add here that I have had life experiences of many valley times but also many mountain top experiences. I can understand and be beside anyone who finds their life in tatters because I have 'been' there. Of course as I have got older as well there have been the added sorrows of losing not only older family members but also one by one finding the dearest of friends and the ones of greatest support and care also dying. On the site of rich mountains has been my certainty of the value of marriage and how grateful I am that after loss and sadness I made a happy and long-lasting marriage commitment. The one who was my best friend back then is still my best friend 45 years later. Beyond the Ashes touches upon the POWER of LOVE when folk can forget about their own personal 'feelings' and reach out in LOVE to a desperate and broken person.
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