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Welcome, friend! Relax & rest awhile, if you please. I'm an ordinary girl, a follower of Christ, mama to Gabriel, & wife to Evan. Here in this little space of the online world, I share all manner of bookish things, including full content reviews, writerly snippets, encouragement for everyday life, and a whole collection of names & their meanings.

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Dawning of a New Year

2014 is knocking at our doors.  Can you believe this is the last day of December and the last of 2013?  It seems this year has flown by.  I still remember the first of Summer, wishing for the days to last.
Life is fleeting.  We must learn to take nothing for granted.  Do you remember the quote I used…

December Snippets!

'Bout time I joined the blogging world, again, eh?

Here's a few Snippets for you.  Enjoy!

      A little while later, after showing nearly the whole ship to the thorough Aktaran, they passed the king's quarters.  The Ishadi captain stopped and …

When Came the Light of the World. . .

Merry Christmas!
Enjoy this season of Giving.  Cherish the love of family and fellowship!  But don't ever forget the Truth of this holiday when came the Light of the World.

What's in a Name?

Old English names!

A little history: 
Old English, also called Anglo-Saxon, was a Germanic language spoken in England from about the 7th century to the 12th century.

After the Norman conquest in 1066, the Anglo-Norman language (a dialect of Old French) displaced Old English as the tongue of the no…

Book Review [Veiled Rose]

Veiled Rose Tales of Goldstone Wood #2
Anne Elisabeth Stengl

Publisher:  Bethany House
Genre:  YA
Released:  2011

A Monster Prowls the Mountains of Southlands

      Rose Red trusts no one with her secret. She hides in the forest, her face veiled in rags, shunning the company of all sa…

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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…