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Hullo, friend, & welcome! In this teeny space of mine you'll find books, reviews about books, fandoms from books, stories I wish to make into books, and other non-bookish things about me & my life as a wife, mama, & homemaker. I wish to live for the glory of my King; I want to be known as an Encourager; & it's my desire to someday publish a book or two. So if you like, pull up a chair, grab your favorite beverage, & sit a while.

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What's in a Name?

Gamaliel Gender:  Masculine Usage:  Biblical Pronunciation: gǝ-MAY-lee-ǝl
Meaning & History Means "benefit of God" in Hebrew.  In the New Testament, Gamaliel was a teacher of Paul (Acts 22:3).

Gemma Gender:  Feminine Usage:  Italian, English (British), Dutch Pronunciation:JEM-ǝ(English)

It's official.

I am one of them.  
An . . . adult!
Yes, it is true.  I am now one and twenty.  =]

Happy Tuesday!

May the Force be with you...

Go check out my Maidens of Virtue blog to see more of the pictures from the LEGO Star Wars birthday party!

Guest Post! Daughter of the King

Hello, dear readers!
Just wanted to let you know, I was asked to do a guest post over at Brittney's Daughter of the King blog.  Do go and check it out!
You can click the image below or link above to read it. 

Have a great week!

What's in a Name? [Surname Edition]

Sometimes my sisters are so smart.  ;D  Julia suggested to me a little while ago that I should start doing Name posts with surnames.  I said, "Brilliant!"
So, here goes!
Again, these posts are written for you, my fellow writers!  To help you decide on the perfect name for your main chara…

All in a Day's Work [FINAL]

The final addition to Peder's story is here at last!  Enjoy!

To read the previous part, click here.
Final Part: Long Day
      Peder shook his head. “For years I think of Neris as nothing more than a legend, even a myth, and now twice in one day I meet two of her citizens.” The remark caused Sla…

Happy Independence Day!

Happy 4th of July!

Picture via Pinterest. A Nation's Strength (July 4th, 2012)

Book Review [What Women Fear]

What Women Fear {Walking in Faith That Transforms} Angie Smith
Rear cover: From a Challenge of Faith to A Means of Transformation
Did God really say you couldn't eat from any tree in the garden?  This seed of doubt planted so long ago still bears the fruit of fear on some level every day -- the ide…

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February Snippets!
Here are some Snippets from last month.  These hail from my WIP Safia and another project I'm …
Psalm 34:18
The LORD is near the brokenhearted;  He saves those crushed in spirit.  ( Psalm 34:18) > > >…
In the Midst of Despair [A Prayer]
Have you ever had one of those down days?  Where you feel like everyone and everything is against …
What's in a Name? || Surnames Edition
Good evening, y'all. It's the third week of AUGUST. O_o I'm picking up on my Name post ra…