Category: Guest Post


On Writing Hard Subjects by Linda Thompson – Guest Post

On Writing Hard Subjects by Linda Thompson – Guest Post

by Phyllis Helton
January 24, 2019
Guest Post

by Linda Thompson “Throughout the process of this book I’ve learned to live in His grace, to write through His power, and to rest in His presence. Oh, how grateful I am to know him as Savior. How wonderful to love and be loved by an infinite, unchanging, life-giving God.” […]


Flights of Fancy by Jen Turano – Book Review, Preview

Flights of Fancy by Jen Turano – Book Review, Preview

Someone forwarded a video to me of Christmas caroling. It started out with a girl playing the violin and then a few more people joined her with other instruments and then singers joined in. It was lovely and the camera captured the delighted expressions on the faces of those who […]


This Homeward Journey by Misty M. Beller – Book Review, Preview

This Homeward Journey by Misty M. Beller – Book Review, Preview

Have you ever wonder how the early Christians really felt about having the man who had spent so much time persecuting them in their midst? How often did they think that Saul’s conversion was just a ploy to get access to their leaders? Was distrust the reason he spent all […]


Catching Christmas by Terri Blackstock – Book Review, Preview

Catching Christmas by Terri Blackstock – Book Review, Preview

When I was in high school, one of the jobs I had was preparing meals for an elderly man. As I think about it, I wasn’t actually preparing the meals, I think I just chopped things up for him and did some cleanup. It’s not a job I think about […]


Comfort & Joy by Alana Terry, Toni Shiloh, Cathe Swanson, Chautona Havig – Book Review, Preview

Comfort & Joy by Alana Terry, Toni Shiloh, Cathe Swanson, Chautona Havig – Book Review, Preview

The four stories in this collection are all very different from each other. Starting with intense suspense set in Alaska, moving to a bookstore in a small town in New York, then to a dyslexic dress designer in Minnesota, and finally, to a small town somewhere in the Midwest with […]


The Amish Midwife’s Secret by Rachel J. Good – Book Review, Preview

The Amish Midwife’s Secret by Rachel J. Good – Book Review, Preview

I had not known of author Rachel J. Good at this time last year, and yet I have now read four of her books. She has a way of introducing very interesting aspects of Amish life. Kyle struggled with guilt and grief from his past. And he dealt with pride […]


Shelter of the Most High by Connilyn Cossette – Book Review, Preview

Shelter of the Most High by Connilyn Cossette – Book Review, Preview

Refuge. Sanctuary. Haven. What do those words convey to you? In just reading them, do you sense a longing for that type of peace? Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach […]


The Truth in Fiction as Seen in A Picture Perfect Christmas by Candee Fick – Guest Post

The Truth in Fiction as Seen in A Picture Perfect Christmas by Candee Fick – Guest Post

by Phyllis Helton
November 12, 2018
Guest Post

by Candee Fick Also in this series: Focus On Love, A Picture Perfect Christmas I’m happy to have author Candee Fick visit today to talk about her newest book, A Picture Perfect Christmas. My review is already and is scheduled to post here tomorrow so be sure to come back […]


The Light Before Day by Suzanne Woods Fisher – Book Review, Preview

The Light Before Day by Suzanne Woods Fisher – Book Review, Preview

Don’t let anyone think less of you because you are young. Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith, and your purity. First Timothy 4:12 When I was thirteen, I gave my life to the Lord. I was […]