Author Archives: Nancy J. Farrier

About Nancy J. Farrier

Nancy J Farrier is a best-selling, award winning author who lives in Southern California’s Mojave Desert. She loves the sun and mountains. Nancy and her husband have five children and two grandsons. When Nancy isn’t writing, she loves reading, needlecraft, playing with her cats, and spending time with her family.

Faith That’s Tested

  Two of my favorite activities are writing books and teaching Bible study. I love when I can combine the two. When I teach Bible study, I like looking at people in the Bible and considering how they might have … Continue reading

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The Importance of Encouragement by Nancy J. Farrier

  By Nancy J. Farrier   I once had someone ask me this question – “If you could be any person from the Bible besides Jesus Christ, who would you want to be?”   You might think this is a … Continue reading

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Six Feet Deep!

  By Nancy J. Farrier What did you think when you read that title? The first thing most people think is someone is getting buried. Six-feet-deep is synonymous with burial. Why is that?   There are several reasons. Most agree … Continue reading

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Character Depth

By Nancy J. Farrier I sat beside my dad in his room at the nursing home and watched my mom leave with the burnt sugar cake she’d made for his birthday. We’d already done the song and candles. She wanted … Continue reading

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Did I Hear That Right?

By Nancy J. Farrier   I am always a happy camper when my kids visit. I especially enjoy hanging out with my daughters. We talk non-stop, going from one topic to another, and we share a lot of laughs.   … Continue reading

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Up For a Stretch?

By Nancy J. Farrier I’ve been considering the advantages of stretching. I’m not talking about intense physical exercise. Or, about preparation to run a marathon. This is about muscles that might not have moved for some time, whether from an … Continue reading

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Editing and Being Humbled

by Nancy J. Farrier   Have you ever worked hard to make something only to have others find fault? For instance, if you spend hours cooking a meal from a new recipe and your family sits there looking at the … Continue reading

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What? Me, worry?

  By Nancy J. Farrier What is it about worry that creeps up and grabs me by the throat before I’m even aware of its presence? I know I should ignore this emotion. I know I should be strong. I … Continue reading

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Loving Books

By Nancy J. Farrier   I love books. I love the feel of them, the smell of them. I love to read books. Almost all genres appeal to me.   When I visit a library, especially an older library, that … Continue reading

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Words to Change Lives

By Nancy J. Farrier   So, here we are. 2018. The first day of a brand-new year. A clean slate in front of us. What will we do with this year?   Many people choose to make New Year’s resolution. … Continue reading

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Missing the Beauty by Nancy J. Farrier

When I lived in Arizona, the time of day I loved most was evening because of the many beautiful sunsets. The amazing array of colors and textures would often make me stop and stare in awe.   I recall one … Continue reading

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Mexican Folklore by Nancy J. Farrier

Bandolero is set in 1830’s Southern California, which was Mexico at that time. I found some interesting tidbits while doing research for my book. One of the sad, but true historical truths had to do with the sport of fighting … Continue reading

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Unnoticed Moss by Nancy J. Farrier

  We have seen so much devastation in recent weeks. Hurricanes. Fires. Flooding. Since I live in the West my focus has been on the horrible fires. Lives have been lost, homes destroyed, beautiful forests ruined. A heartbreaking loss for … Continue reading

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By Birth or By Choice by Nancy J. Farrier

  On a recenttrip, I stopped by a store to pick up a couple of items. When I came out, Inoticed a rather scruffy gentleman walking toward me. He needed a shave, his clothes wereworn and appeared unwashed and his … Continue reading

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A Few of My Favorite Books by Nancy J. Farrier

One of my favorite activities is reading. I love books in almost any genre: romance, suspense, thriller, young adult, fantasy – and the list goes on. I keep track of what I’ve read every year. I decided to look back … Continue reading

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