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.

INCREASE and VICTORY

INCREASE and VICTORY this is often the rallying cry of sporting coaches to encourage both membership and performance.              Following the Shepherd through life gives us the same rallying cry as we read HIS word.    HE promised us all an … Continue reading

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Listening Heart

Originally posted on denisebalog…Grace filled devotionals.:
“Welcome in His Peace, Softest flowing light. For in Him there’s no striving, Only quietness to the listening heart.” “He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing.”…

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A GREAT ESCAPE

Hawaii I think??? Uncertain where or who sent it to me. It is in my Waterfalls File.  This image has always given me a desire to escape and sit on the beach.  Thank you to the one who took the … Continue reading

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A Narrow Way but Abundant Life

A Sunday Morning Praise Reflection John 10:10   The thief did not come except to steal, kill and destroy. I have come that they may have life and have it MORE ABUNDANTLY.       John 8:1`2 I am the Light of the … Continue reading

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Circumstances ARE but GOD Is

                                       GOD IS……..     Every Life will travel a path of seeking and learning. The first step is knowing GOD is……….      Then questioning………Who is HE?        Being honest and knowing that every person is a sinner short of the HOLINESS … Continue reading

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NEW BEGINNING

      John 1: 1              In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God.             New Year 2022.                My Prayer is that I will on this first Sunday of this new … Continue reading

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WELCOME 2022

A face turns to the new day with HOPE The monsoon rain is hammering against our windows and the old year has gone. A soggy departure! Potplants on our sheltered verandah thrive. The face of one hibiscus is vibrant and … Continue reading

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WHAT AN INCREDIBLE DIFFERENCE

Birth of Christ………Now a NEW COVENANT    A CHILD HAS BEEN BORN! MESSIAH CHRIST!    OLD COVENANT…………..Do or Die!     NEW COVENANT ……Confess!, Repent! Forgiveness! In Christ GRACE UNLIMITED – Only Believe.   This year with Christmas Day falling on a … Continue reading

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MEMORIES, Questions, Beauty and LOVE.

This Sunday reflection is simply a THANK YOU to a HOLY FATHER who allows us to remember His Birthday so long ago in an insignificant far away town , with JOY. With a touch of beauty, or a piece of … Continue reading

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Gratitude, Remembrance, THANKSGIVING

The ONE pure LIGHT of LOVE, JOY, PEACE HOPE and ABUNDANT LIFE was born into our world. One everlasting and inextinguishable HOLY LIGHT. HAPPY CHRISTMAS! HAPPY BIRTHDAY remembrance

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