The Continuing Publishing Saga

The above picture is the third proof of Peaceful Moments that I requested from Amazon. It arrived Friday evening and I was excited to hold it in my hand! As I cradled it and paged through it my mind went back over the two previous proofs I had requested. The first copy was lost in shipping. The next proof had errors that I and my proofreaders didn’t pick up on. Finally, I was holding the third one. They say that the third time is a charm, right? Is my book finally ready to go to the public? After carefully reading through this copy, I decided that it’s finally time to hit the publish button! Woohoo!!!! How exciting! It was Sunday afternoon the boys were away and Kevin was out taking Lazarus for a walk so there was nobody to witness my crazy little celebration. I did a little happy dance all around the living room before hitting the publish button! Hooray!!!! My publishing journey was finally over! Or so I thought…

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My Publishing Journey

I just wanted to share the cover for the poetic devotional journal that I’ve been working on. It’s been quite the journey! Around the end of 2019, I was so frustrated that I needed to take a break. My break ended up lasting two years. My creative juices just seemed to disappear! I couldn’t write. I couldn’t paint. I couldn’t create. During that sabbatical Covid attacked the world, we bought a new home, and my oldest son moved out and got married. Finally this autumn my creativity returned and I was able to finish my book.

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This Day is Ending – A New Day is Dawning

Harvest at Sunset

I took this picture several years ago. If I remember correctly, it was taken at sunset. It’s a cornfield ripe for harvest. Now is the time to reflect on our own lives, the state of our nation, and where our world is heading. It’s time to pray — intercede for our own nation and the nations of the world. We need to intercede and declare that this is the end of corruption, the end of the evil state, local, and national governments, and the end of evil agendas. Loose ends are getting tied up and a new day is dawning! A harvest of righteousness is arriving. Many people will come to know Jesus as their Messiah. The harvest is coming!

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