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Looking out the Window: Happiness

  Happiness is seldom where you look for it. Sometimes where you find it, but always where you make it.  Anonymous There aren’t many words of wisdom more appropriate for 2020 than these, and there aren’t any reasons for happiness better than the coming of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Even in the dark times of our lives Jesus shines His light on us and lives within us bringing joy beyond that of the world. Once we’ve accepted Him and allowed Him to ignite His love in us, even the shadows lurking in society cannot blot it out. Colossians 3: 1- 3, tells us “Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your heart on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.” In John 17: 14 - 19, when Jesus prays for his disciples, he says, “I have given them your word and the world has hated them, for they are not of the world any more than I am of the world. My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but

Looking out the Window: Linda Weaver Clarke Releases Tales of Willow Valley and Holidays in Willow Valley for the Holidays. Offers a Giveaway.

A Warm Welcome to Linda Weaver Clarke Linda gives away an e-Book of Holidays in Willow Valley.  To enter to win leave a comment and an email address below.  Short Stories to Lift Your Spirits Tales of Willow Valley and Holidays in Willow Valley are full-length books filled with short stories that have been released for the holidays. Historical Romance is about the adventure of living in a different time period. The romance draws the reader into a world of wonder, but the mystery keeps you turning the pages.  What was romance like in the 19th century? Suko’s Notebook wrote, “Is it just me, or are love stories set in the past more romantic than those set in the present day?” Set in the 1800s, each of the Willow Valley stories has humor, adventure, romance, and mystery. After reading Tales of Willow Valley , Author Gail Pallotta wrote: “Ms. Clarke brings us five love stories based on the lives of real people and true events. The heroines are brave, spunky women who attract their suitor

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

  More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website . Contemporary Romance: A Prayer Quilt Christmas by Nancy J. Farrier -- Meg’s ex-husband took her boys away for the holidays, and she’s lost her heart to celebrate, but Wade is determined to make this Christmas special for her. (Contemporary Romance, Independently Published) His Holiday Prayer by Tina Radcliffe -- After receiving an unexpected job offer in Texas, widower Tucker Rainbolt decides he and his twins need a fresh start. But moving on means leaving his best friend, Jena Harper, and their vet clinic behind. For the first time, Tucker sees Jena as more than a buddy. What if leaving isn’t the answer? Maybe what he’s been missing has been right beside him the whole time…  (Contemporary Romance from Love Inspired [Harlequin]) Christmas on Ocracoke by Christina Sinisi -- Reeling from the upheaval of a failed marriage, Annie Hanahan is desperate for a new start—and when she