Through this light, He illuminates darkness, gives us guidance, and shows us how to love one another.
Upheld: Ordinary women discovering an Extraordinary God
Life happens. Ordinary and extraordinary events fill the days and nights, but regardless of the circumstance, God is there. Weâ€™re five friends who, over the course of a decade, learned to recognize the heavenly touches in our lives. We share our stories in a series of short vignettes, as glimpses of the profound and practical ways God lifts us.
First as a newlywed and then as a young mother,Â RebekahÂ awakens to the daily light that comes from realizing how often and simply the Lord touches her life.Â JeniÂ nurtures a child with special needs and learns that strength and support are only a prayer away.Â ElizabethÂ forges a new path towards renewal and regeneration after she exits the roller coaster ride of her spouseâ€™s addiction.Â FaithÂ discovers the beauty of reminders from a loving Heavenly Father that she has worth and the precious gift of agency.Â DawnÂ opens her mind to the understanding that no matter what happens peace can abound and everything will work out.
1 – What got you into writing?
My wonderful elementary school teachers who hand-made little books so we could “publish” our stories.
2 – What message would you like your story to leave with the reader?
Use love and faith to defeat fear. Also, you’re not alone!
3 – What advice to do you have for other aspiring authors?
Write, write, write, and then get a great critique group.
Artist Abigail Carson crashes off the desertedÂ highway during a Wyoming blizzard while driving to reach her dying mother.Â Carbon County Sheriff Jackson Reynolds rescues her, leaving her Jeep in the
snowdrift as the storm becomes a whiteout. Theyâ€™re trapped at his ranch for theÂ week leading up to Christmas, along with his two young daughters, a protective
mother-in-law, and a bitter memory of his dead wife.Â
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Tell us how long have you been writing and why did you started?
I have been writing since I was a child.Â I was extremely shy, writing gave me a way to express myself.Â
Tell us, what your day is like?
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