Author Archives: Faye

About Faye

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.


Yesterday, I started a new creative project. The purchase of templates and sheets of beautiful illustrations inspired me to make my first Gift Bag. I’m not sure if I misread the instructions,or I simply became entangled in the two-sided adhesive … Continue reading

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A BRAND NEW DAY – Welcome Thoughts

Good Morning! Gentle early morning sunlight filters through the trees.  A New Day. Don’t just count your blessings, Seek them,                                         Earn … Continue reading

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Restoration -Ongoing Sanctification. The Spirit’s Work.

 Good Morning!    Young or old or in between this is life’s richest lesson when we follow the Saviour.   Therefore we do not lose heart.   Even though our outward person is perishing yet our inward person is being … Continue reading

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HOLD ON, My Child

“Take My Hand, I will lead you on through this Pilgrim Land” Abba My Father,   Saviour Lord and King. I will FOLLOW YOU. a-men.   Words of a gospel song to bless you in this day.  

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Good Morning!     An extra touch of love and care can make all the difference. This bouquet was stunning when it was given to me more than a month ago. Through the natural progression of heat and stress many … Continue reading

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Life-saving GIFT of PEACE

Good Morning!         Be still and K N O W that I am God.   Ps. 46:10     This past week I read a story and I share it here with the hope that it will be … Continue reading

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Good Morning! In the Old Testament God’s presence was with people of that time.   When they had specific tasks to fulfill.  He was with them. Under the NEW COVENANT,  CHRIST has won for us a New Eternal Relationship. He … Continue reading

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A life-long Occupation

Good Morning! Are you no longer working in a paid job?   No longer identified by your career or your JOB?    Have you ever felt no longer ‘relevant’?   Past your prime? In many lives this has been allowed … Continue reading

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Good Morning!                                 I read somewhere about a pier of longing. When a ship has sailed away  the pier remains, as a kind of memorial … Continue reading

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A Moment – unexpected

Good Morning!     A Thought to ponder. I was carefully positioning my camera to take a ‘closeup’ of the opened lily in the bouquet of flowers I was given for Mother’s Day.   The whole bouquet is beautiful but … Continue reading

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