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Who Am I? by Nancy J. Farrier

“But Moses said to God, “Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh, and that I should bring the children of Israel out of Egypt?” So He [God] said, “I will certainly be with you…” Exodus 3:11-12 How many of … Continue reading

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Weeping Over Scripture by Nancy J. Farrier

For me, the best days are those that begin with coffee and Bible reading. Every year, I read through the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. And, every time something new jumps out at me. Or, perhaps it isn’t new, maybe … Continue reading

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Being a Cow of Bashan by Nancy J. Farrier

“Hear this word, you cows of Bashan, who are on the mountain of Samaria, who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, who say to your [masters], “Bring wine, let us drink!” Amos 4:1 NKJV I grew up on a … Continue reading

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A Gift Worth Giving by Nancy J. Farrier

I love the slogan that says, “Reading is my Superpower!” This is so true for me. If there is one area in my life where I excel, it is reading. I have several books going at once. One I’m reading … Continue reading

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Rejoicing by Nancy J. Farrier

Years ago when I surrendered to write for God, I experienced some success. I won awards. Made the best seller list. Finaled in contests. Then came a time when the writing contracts slowed. At first I didn’t worry. Life had … Continue reading

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Encouragement by Nancy J. Farrier

  November is here. I consider this the start of the holiday season. We discuss plans and menus for Thanksgiving. We consider gifts for Christmas and start making lists. New tasks are added to an already busy schedule.  For authors, … Continue reading

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Going Outside My Comfort Zone by Nancy J. Farrier

“What have I done?” My breath caught, and I closed my eyes thinking over the offer I made. What was I thinking? I’d offered to do something I didn’t even know how to do and had never done before. What … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned From Raccoons by Nancy J. Farrier

We have a family of raccoons living somewhere close. Several times at night I’ve heard noises on the back porch. When I flip on the light or step outside I find the mama raccoon and her four babies climbing all … Continue reading

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A Writing Vision

Years ago, God gave me Habakkuk 2:2 as my writing verse. Because I wanted to understand His message to me, I did some research into the meaning of the words in this verse. I’ve often found that the Hebrew words … Continue reading

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The Gift of Freedom by Nancy J. Farrier

I have a new release this month, a novella set in 1830’s California, Alta California. At the time Alta California was still Mexico. The Ranchero’s Gift, is part of my Land of Promise series, comes between Bandolero(Book 1)and The Ranchero’s Love(Book 2). Many people … Continue reading

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Time Well Spent by Nancy J. Farrier

This past week we had our first ever family vacation. We went to Southern California with our five kids and their families. We rented a house that would hold all of us—although we could have used more than two bathrooms … Continue reading

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The Nemesis by Nancy J. Farrier

The cylindropuntia bigelovii, or teddy bear cholla, sometimes called a jumping cactus, is my nemesis on my walks. Those little segment that glow with an iridescent radiance in the early morning and look very cuddly, are in fact spiny beasts … Continue reading

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The Reason for My Convictions by Nancy J. Farrier

A few weeks ago, I blogged about my experience with a difficult pregnancy and the pressure to have an abortion. You can read that blog post here. I keep thinking about the reason I stood strong against tremendous pressure, and … Continue reading

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Taking the Dis Out of Discourage By Nancy J. Farrier

“We are hard-pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, but not in despair…”    II Cor. 4:8a I’ve often felt like Paul, hard-pressed on every side or perplexed due to the many areas of discouragement I’ve faced. Unlike Paul, I’ve … Continue reading

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Positively Negative by Nancy J. Farrier

Blind! I’m going to go blind. The thought swirled through my mind in a nauseating repeat. Yesterday the ophthalmologist confirmed the diagnosis that I had glaucoma. No cure. No going back. Possible blindness. I sailed through the first day after … Continue reading

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