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.

EXPAND YOUR VISION

Good Morning! Oswald Chambers wrote… We are made to reach out beyond our grasp. Let us know, let us press on to know the Lord; his appearing is as sure as the dawn, he will come to us like the … Continue reading

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Keepers of THE LIGHT

   Good Morning!              Generations of seafaring men have been blessed,  and know their salvation and safety has been because of lighthouses strategically positioned to send forth light. This light  illuminated the dark and dangerous … Continue reading

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Praise the Lord!

                                  JOY !   JOY!  JOY!              Surprises in unusual ways.

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HE TOUCHED ME

        PRESENCE – God’s post-salvation Gift to all believers.            Two nights ago I had a vivid dream where I was struggling to complete what I thought was an important ASSIGNMENT. I seemed … Continue reading

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UNSHAKEABLE

Good Morning! A mid-week thought. On Christ alone we must STAND. All other ground is but  sinking sand. a-men. Peace and Blessings!

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The Tree of Life – my God Life in Him.

Good Morning.            No computer for five days – a bit disconnected – socially – but we are never disconnected spiritually. A tree is a beautiful image of growth and Life. If I think for a … Continue reading

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STEP UP TO THE PLATE

Good Morning!           I heard the words in the night.   I did not even know what they meant.    My research today inspired me.    It comes from a North American expression which means to … Continue reading

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Who are we becoming?

AMAZING GRACE.                                         A free Gift. Eternal Life poured out for us at the Cross. Illustration only. Not destined to be … Continue reading

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ISOLATION and CONTEMPLATION

  Ancient valued God Gifts of Restoration and Healing. Let’s use them NOW if we can. BE STILL AND KNOW THAT I AM GOD!         BE STILL!           BE STILL!   Reach out … Continue reading

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SPREAD LOVE AND JOY WHEREVER WE CAN

2nd comment.   He is only a little Teddy Bear.   I thank God he has a story.   He was able to comfort and be close to a little boy having a major operation. All the bears in THE … Continue reading

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