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Looking Out The Window: Kathleen Neely Introduces Her Upcoming Book, The Street Singer. Shares a Devotional.

A Warm Welcome To Kathleen Neely
Hi Kathleen, thanks for visiting and sharing your devotional about the New Year
Here it is, mid-January, two weeks into the new year. If I’d made New Year’s resolutions, this is about the time I’d be feeling the disappointment of breaking them. As 2018 stepped aside and ushered in a new year, I was reminded that time is a tool of man. Using God’s creation, we divided it into years, months, weeks, days, hours. I could go on, but you get the picture. We look at the changing of a year as a monumental event, but the Bible has something different to say.

God’s word shows time as a continuous phenomenon. He says that his mercies are new every morning (Lam.3:23). He says that the old has passed away (2Cor.5:17). And He says that He is making all things new (Rev.21:5).

There isn’t an isolated moment in time when we receive His mercies. Instead, they are bestowed on us daily. God knows how hard it is to stay the course, whatever your goals may be. He knows we …

Looking Out The Window: American Christian Fiction Writers January New Releases

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website.


Amish Romance:


Seasons of an Amish Garden by Amy Clipston -- Enjoy a year of beautiful seasons in this new story collection, as young Amish couples manage a community garden and harvest friendships and love along the way. (Amish Romance from HarperCollins Christian Publishing)



Courting Her Prodigal Heart by Mary Davis -- Pregnant and alone, Dori Bontrager is sure her Amish kin won’t welcome her—or the child she’s carrying—into the community. And she’s determined that her return won’t be permanent. As soon as she finds work, she’ll leave again. But with her childhood friend Eli Hochstetler insisting she and her baby belong here, will Dori’s path lead back to the Englisher world…or into Eli’s arms? (Amish Romance from Love Inspired [Harlequin])



Contemporary Romance:


Her Hope Discovered by Cynthia Herron -- Charla Winthrop, a savvy business woman seeking a permanent lifestyle change in small-town Ruby,…