Category Archives: Nancy J. Farrier

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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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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