Author Archives: maryjalford

Thanksgiving and coming home

  With Thanksgiving drawing close, it is a time for gathering together and homecomings. A special time of the year when we put aside our busy lives and be with the ones we love, to give thanks for all that God … Continue reading

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A Simple Dream

It always amazes me how God works in our lives to fulfil our dreams. It may not happen the way we plan for it to, but I’ve discovered in my life, that His plan is always the best for me. … Continue reading

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Introducing Guest Author Samantha Price

I’ve always loved to read for as far back as I can remember. When I reached my teens I loved to read any romance I could get my hands on.  Writing in the Amish romance genre was natural for me … Continue reading

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Camping…

If you’d asked me a few years back about camping, I would have told you it wasn’t for me. But that was before my husband and I bought our camper. Now, there’s just something about sitting outside in front of … Continue reading

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Being an author can be scary

How many people can say they kill people for a living and get away with it? Well, if you’re a suspense writer, you can. The ability to make up dangerous situations and then throw your main characters headfirst into the … Continue reading

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Sunday with Guest Author Laura V. Hilton

Please join me in welcoming guest author Laura V. Hilton to our blog today. Laura us going to tell us a little about how she started writing Christian Fiction. For as long as I can remember, I wanted to be … Continue reading

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Pieces Of Me

As an author, I find myself putting pieces of my life into each of my books. Whether it’s my love of coffee, animals, or cooking, they all seem to find their way into my stories. In my White Rose Publishing romance … Continue reading

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The Beauty Of Broken by Mary Alford

Have you ever felt so broken that you didn’t see any way of coming back from it? Brokenness can come either from the circumstances forced on us or the self-infliction caused by us, and I think at some point in … Continue reading

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God’s Majesty Displayed… by Mary Alford

    Like a lot of people, I was excited to watch the solar eclipse, even though I knew there wouldn’t be much to see in Texas. So at the appointed time, my husband and I went outside and I took a couple … Continue reading

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Great Christian Love Stories by Mary Alford

  When I first started reading romance novels, (I’m about to truly date myself), the Christian romance genre was TINY. Today, there’s a subgenres for Christian romance such as Amish, cowboy, small town, historical, and suspense to  name a few. … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas…

We are in full blown summer here in my neck of the woods in Texas, and it’s hibernation time.  You know what I mean. When the temperature creeps up to over a 100 degrees and its not fit for man … Continue reading

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Introducing Guest Author Colleen Coble

Write Who You Are   I’d always wanted to write from the first moment I wrote a story in first grade. That dream went underground for a while when raising our children, but I’d take it out and blow the … Continue reading

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Getting Away, If Only In Your Mind…

Its vacation time, and some of you are making travel plans for your summer getaways. Whether it’s a tropical beach somewhere, or a breathtaking mountain retreat, getting away from the day to day grind, even if it’s just for a … Continue reading

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The Beauty Of Change

Okay, I know what you’re saying…change can be beautiful? No way. I’m inclined to agree with you. I’ll be the first person to say I am not a fan of change. It can be disruptive and overwhelming to your peace … Continue reading

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Guest author interview with Christy Barritt

I’ve always loved to read. As soon as I graduated from reading The Babysitter’s Club and Nancy Drew books, I immediately turned to Christian fiction. My mom knew they would be safe for my impressionable young mind. And I devoured … Continue reading

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