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Looking In The Window: What Fun Meeting An Online Friend In Person. To Celebrate Our Encounter June Foster and I Are Giving Away E-Books

While reminiscing about how long we’ve known each other, June Foster and I decided to tell the story of our chance face to face meeting. And we’re giving away a couple of e-Books to one winner chosen at random. June will give away Dreams Deferred , her latest romance novel, and I’ll give away Stopped Cold , my young adult sports mystery. To enter to win answer the following question in the comment section below and leave an email address. QUESTION: Do you think God sets up appointments or encounters? Optional: If you like, tell us if you’ve had one, perhaps when you met your husband, a close friend or a neighbor. June and I met online when we joined American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) about six years ago. We literally ran into each other as we registered at a recent ACFW Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Going inside the hotel to register, I was stepping off the escalator and June was about to get on the other side. We recognized each other from our photos. I was so

Looking Out The Window: Author Shirley Brosius Shares Her Devotional, Reasons To Dance In The Rain, From Wholly Loved Ministries

A Warm Welcome to Shirley Brosius A contributor to  Wholly Loved Ministries, a 90-day devotional, Shirley shares "Reasons To Dance In The Rain" with us. Each day, God beckons us to Himself, calling us to rest in His love and grace. As we do, He heals our hurts, overpowers our fears with love, and restores us to the women He created us to be. Wholly Loved Ministries , written by women who are learning themselves to live anchored in God's grace, will help you deepen your faith and grow your relationship with Christ. Reasons To Dance In The Rain As I watch a gentle rain dimple our deck, I am reminded of my childhood. Rain on a tin porch roof outside my bedroom window lulled me to sleep. A cedar tree dropped orange blossoms onto that roof when it rained. And there was something special about sitting on the porch of our farmhouse, watching raindrops splash on a large flat stone that served as a porch step. Rain. Precious drinking water. So necessary for

Looking In The Window: An Interview With NFReads

I'm Talking About Books And Writing at NRReads Hope you can stop by to read about Stopped Cold, Barely Above Water and Hair Calamities and Hot Cash and find out what inspires me, how my creation process has changed and what about me is quirky. Just click above.

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

More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website . Contemporary Romance: Reunited in the Rockies by Mindy Obenhaus -- For widow Kayla Bradshaw, restoring a historic Colorado hotel means a better life for her and her soon-to-arrive baby. But she needs construction help from Jude Stephens, the love she lost through a misunderstanding. Working with Kayla, the police officer finds himself forgiving her—and longing to rebuild her shattered confidence. But can they trust each other enough to forge a future together? (Contemporary Romance from Love Inspired [Harlequin]) A Man to Trust by Carrie Turansky -- After years spent helping manage her family's Christian bookstore, it's time for Adrie Chandler to give her own dream of playing her flute with a symphony orchestra a chance. But can she really trust the beloved shop to new manager Ross Peterson? The man is too handsome, too charming....and too much a reminder of another d