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.

Don’t Speak For Me by Nancy J. Farrier

I rarely speak out on any controversial issue, but there is one where I always feel targeted. The proponents of the issue act like they speak for me, but they don’t. This issue is on abortion, specifically when they talk … Continue reading

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Don’t Stop Learning by Nancy J. Farrier

I was a fairly young Christian with a thirst to learn more about the Bible. I attended a weekly Bible study, trying to understand and just listen, but I often had so many questions to ask. At one Bible study, … Continue reading

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A Week of Lessons by Nancy J. Farrier

Last weekend, my husband and I drove to our daughter’s house to pick up our three-year-old grandson. He came back home with us for the week. This is the first time since moving that he’s been at our house. Since … Continue reading

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From Thankfulness to Joy by Nancy J. Farrier

  Here we are starting a whole new year. A year full or expectation and hope. A time when some choose to make resolutions and often break them before the end of the first week. That used to be me. … Continue reading

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The HOPE in Seeing Jesus by Nancy J. Farrier

  My breath caught. I stopped and stared at the dead cholla cactus. Nestled close to those wicked spines was a small mammillaria, possibly the mammillaria grahamii. A mammillaria “in the wild,” something I’d never seen before. I couldn’t wait … Continue reading

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Listening to the Spirit by Nancy J. Farrier

    As I’ve mentioned before, I take morning walks. I’ve done this for years, almost always alone – or without human company. I often use the time to pray, or to consider what I’ll be working on during the … Continue reading

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A Bouquet of Words by Nancy J. Farrier

  Last weekend, on November 3rd, one of my daughters got married. Although we live in separate States, I still helped as much as I could. My husband and I  fixed most of the food, traveling to California a week … Continue reading

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Emphasizing a Word by Nancy J. Farrier

  Have you ever heard someone talk about how your perspective changes depending on which word is emphasized in a sentence? I’ve heard it done with questions and the result can be very interesting. For instance, if you ask – … Continue reading

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Disaster: First Response by Nancy J. Farrier

  There are times I feel like my life is one disaster after another. I know I’m not alone, but it’s still not easy. Many of our bigger disasters have involved water—even though we live in a desert.   Earlier … Continue reading

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Imagination Gone Wild by Nancy J. Farrier

  There are times when having a writer’s overactive imagination can give you so many possibilities for a story idea that you don’t know where to start. Seeing something unique, or even ordinary, can set off a chain of ideas … Continue reading

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An Interesting View by Nancy J. Farrier

  I enjoy taking long walks in the mornings. I live in a rural area of the Sonoran Desert I walk a loop that is over five miles along a remote dirt track. There are no houses or people. It’s … Continue reading

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A Wineskin in Smoke by Nancy J. Farrier

From the time I was young I loved sitting around a campfire. We would cook hot dogs or marshmallows. Make s’mores. Laugh and talk, or sometimes sit and watch the flames dance. The one thing I didn’t like was the … Continue reading

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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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