Category Archives: Nancy J. Farrier

A Familiar Favorite by Nancy J. Farrier

Do you have a favorite book of the Bible? A favorite chapter? A favorite verse?  I think we all have someplace we turn to when we need the comfort of God’s word or a guidance during a difficult time. For … Continue reading

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The Glass Graveyard by Nancy J. Farrier

I love my walks in the desert. They are quiet and almost always people free. The solitude gives me time to consider what I need to do, to listen to an audiobook or podcast, or to pray. It’s such a … Continue reading

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Potted in Fresh Soil By Nancy J. Farrier

My daughter visited us recently. She works at a botanical garden in their desert collection and had the expertise to help me with some of my cactus and succulents that were in desperate need of repotting. One sansevieria in particular … Continue reading

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But God… by Nancy J. Farrier

In times of turmoil, we tend to focus on the turmoil and forget the power of our Creator and how much He cares for us. We forget how often the Bible talks about dire situations and then says—But God. Because … Continue reading

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The Best Aroma by Nancy J. Farrier

My husband likes to cook out—hamburgers, chicken, even turkey at Thanksgiving time. Because we live in the Southwest, the only fuel he uses is mesquite wood, which he cuts himself. When he cooks out, he always takes on that fragrance … Continue reading

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What’s Your Focus by Nancy J. Farrier

Do you remember the story in Matthew 14:22-33, where Jesus sends his disciples across the water ahead of Him? The storm comes up and the disciples are afraid. Jesus walks toward them on the water. When Peter sees Jesus, he … Continue reading

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Being Compassionate by Nancy J. Farrier

When I became a Christian, I was not a nice person. My life did a complete turanaround. Almost everything I previously believed, every behavior I’d become accustomed to, changed. One of the biggest transformations occurred after I had a dream … Continue reading

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A Story to Share by Nancy J. Farrier

My upcoming release, Matching Points, has been delayed for months, first because editing took longer than expected, and then because Covid changed the landscape of our lives. I’m very excited that Matching Points is slated September 9th and can be pre-ordered … Continue reading

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Planted by the Waters by Nancy J. Farrier

At sixteen, I knew everything. The typical teenager who didn’t need to rely on her parent’s thinking or their values. The saddest part was my rejection of their Christian values. If someone asked what I believed in, I would tell … Continue reading

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A Painful Lesson by Nancy J. Farrier

I grew up on a small farm in the Midwest. I loved that farm and the woods. I loved summers and running though the fields, exploring the creek. Our land was a constant source of new games to invent and … Continue reading

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Do You Love? by Nancy J. Farrier

Years ago, a pastor’s wife shared a story at Bible study about a woman who went to a pastor for marital counseling. The following conversation is similar to what she told. Woman: “I don’t love my husband anymore.” Pastor: “But, … Continue reading

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Satisfied With What? by Nancy J. Farrier

Satisfied: Pleased or content with what has been experienced or received.(Merriam-Webster dictionary) How many of us are satisfied with life right now? Satisfied with the way the world is today? Satisfied with the events of 2020? Do I hear hysterical … Continue reading

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Continuing On by Nancy J. Farrier

Do you ever just want to run and hide? Do you have trouble focusing on the task at hand? 2020 seems like the year for hiding and running, except we have to do so at home. It’s hard to stay … Continue reading

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What’s Your Favorite Book? by Nancy J. Farrier

What do you say when someone asks what your favorite book is? Do you have an immediate list of books you can’t part with, or does your mind go blank and you mentally say, “Books? What are books?” I have … Continue reading

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Surrendering Self by Nancy J. Farrier

I live in a small rural area. Most traffic goes right by us on the highway, but we also have a low road for the sparse local traffic. In the early mornings a few residents of the area, including my … Continue reading

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