Friday, January 18, 2019

Five Book Recommendations

        Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things, Philippians 4:8.



      Hello lovely people! God is so good today! When we trust Him, He will certainly come through for us! It's so important to trust our King. Even when we are having a ruff time understanding everything He wants us to do or surrendering.

   I know I haven't posted in awhile (sorry about that!), but I'm here today with five book recommendations! And the first three photos below were taken by my lovely sister, Reya (@reyasphotography on Instagram). "Thanks, Reya!"


Okay, are you ready? Let's go!


1: The King's Princess: A Magazine Compilation 

This book is by my dear friend Isabella Morganthal! It has many great topics and is very good to use as a devotion, reading an article per day! One of my favorite articles from this book is "Standing Firm" and there are several short stories that are really good. Totally recommend this one!
2: When Calls the Heart Series-Canadian West Series 


This book is by my childhood (I'm still a child in many ways, LOL) favorite author Janette Oke! 

The book follows a young school teacher, Elizabeth Thatcher as she goes to teach school in the Canadian Frontier! She later marries, and the story follows the adventures of their lives-with him being in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police! 

Two books written much later follow the story of their two children! 

I know some of you might like the TV Show they made based on this book, if so you may want to read the books too. Although quit different, well worth reading.


3: Missionary Stories with the Millers 


This book is a childhood favorite of mine, and is by Milderd A. Martin. I think it's more for children, but I think it's a fun book and worth reading.This book has many great stories of God's deliverance to people serving Him! I think even young adults, or adults themselves, may like reading this one! 









4:Three People 



This book is DEFINITELY a favorite, and one of those childhood favorites! The book is by Isabella Alden, and is about three young men. All three were born on the same day, but with three different backgrounds. One is rich, one is middle class, and the other is poor. The three boys eventually all come in contact with each other. And as I recall the importance of good choices and character is displayed in this book. The temptation of alcoholic is a huge part of this book. And the ending and characters are so fun! Please, please read!










5: Zoli's Legacy



This book is by Dawn L. Watkins. I remember this book, but I don't know how to tell you what it is about...I just know it's great as I recall and another childhood favorite! I encourage you to look up the description online!  







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Well, that wraps up my recommendations for this post! I think I've recommended the first two before, but oh well! I haven't read most all these in so long so that's why the descriptions are somewhat lacking.
Let me know in the comments below if you plan to check any of these out or have read them already!



On another note, It's a Choice pt. 10 will be posted on the 25th! So stay tuned for that! I know it's been awhile since I've posted on that as well! So sorry about that! If you don't exactly remember where we are in the story you may want to read around a little to refresh your memory. But I will be posting the last part of 9 before 10 so you will be refreshed on where we are at in our story!

You all have a blessed Friday, and remember, God is most certainly faithful. And He always will be.


With love,

Beth

Friday, August 10, 2018

All the Glory to God-Some updates and happenings-I'm publishing another book!

And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

               Philippians 4:7







Hello lovely people. This post will be updates and happening.

I've struggled lately. Boy, I've struggled. I've been tired of fighting and I've longed for freedom. I had a long talk with God today...and He's transforming me into His peace. Teaching me how to live in it and walk in it. Because I didn't have a clue...

Jesus has stuck by my side though it all, He's healing and has healed me.

PRAISE. HIM.



God as been amazing to me in the aspect He chose me to write and share a powerful message to the world.

He chose me to write a book. A book called, Jesus, YOU MAKE THE DARKNESS tremble.

He's been ever so faithful through it all and I owe everything to Him.

The book releases August 20, ALL THE GLORY TO GOD!!


  
There is so much darkness in the world...from failed relationships to suicide and school shootings. But while it may seem we're drowning in darkness, there is still Hope. And that Hope is in Jesus Christ.

Jesus, YOU MAKE THE DARKNESS, tremble touches on many subjects...such as relationships, anxiety, depression, and judging. 
This book shows how every generation, young and old, can rise up and get back to being honorable men and women of God. It shows how, with Jesus, we can kick the devil back to where he came from.

Are you ready to start making some darkness tremble? Are you ready to make it vanish? 

Yes? Then let's go?



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If any bloggers are interested in helping me share the book after the release date contact me and I'll share with you more details!

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I love you all! 

God Bless!

~Beth~





Thursday, July 26, 2018

Sunshine Blogger Award!


A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.

Proverbs. 17:22



Hello people! In case you forgot who I am and what this blog is...this blog is a life blog-blogged by Beth jane. I post a blog book here-which I haven't posted a part in quite a little while. But here I be with a blog tag!!

A HUGE thank you to Sarah Faith for nominating me for this tag!!! I've been wanting to blog again for awhile so you can thank her that I'm actually here tonight!!😊😊

Okay, here are the rules!



The rules for this tag: Thank the blogger who nominated you and link their blog. Answer the questions the blogger who nominated you provided (11 maximum). Nominate new bloggers and make up 11 questions for them to answer.



Okay now time to answer Sarah's questions!!!


1. Would you share your testimony of coming to Jesus?

Well I was always raised in a Christian home so I always new about Christ... but I got saved in 2010 and I really got serious about God in 2015-2016. Say 2016 for sure.

2. Favorite singer/band and song?

Well, I really like Britt Nicole (latest album preferably) and for King and Country? Has anyone heard their song "Pioneers?" So good! Favorite song... I'm not sure but I like "You Say" by Lauren Daigle right now!

3. Where would you like to see yourself in five years from now?

Hmm... healed...writing...singing more...traveling...YouTubing...at least two more nieces or nephews...and who knows married? I'm putting it in God's hand.

4. What about in 40 years...what do you see yourself doing?

Married, living out God's plan, being a good momma and wife...investing in my family and the lives of others.
5. What are the worst and best adventures you've been on?

Well I don't know if this is the best but going to see The Greatest Showman the day after Christmas was fun but just family times in general I enjoy so much!!!! And worst...any bad time.
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6. What is a favorite memory of yours from early childhood?

Milking the cows with my brothers and sisters...playing with them. 

7. Best movie ever?

Hmm... Faith of our Fathers, Fireproof, War Room, RISEN, The Greatest Showman, The Sound of Music, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers...
8. Cake, cookies, or pie--or none of the above?

All of them! Sometimes I don't care for cake, but then sometimes I don't care for the others so....

9. What is your pet peeve?

Umm...maybe while I'm working and other people are sitting around....πŸ˜’
10. What is your dream vacation?

Anyplace fun with my family, besides that-Paris!πŸ’™
11. How about ending with your favorite quote?

"You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again that you did not know." William Wilberforce.

And as far as I know pretty much all the people I know have been tagged for this-so I'll just leave the questions below and if your interested you can do it!!!!😊😊 I just will use Sarah's questions!


1. Would you share your testimony of coming to Jesus?
2. Favorite singer/band and song?
3. Where would you like to see yourself in five years from now?
4. What about in 40 years...what do you see yourself doing?
5. What are the worst and best adventures you've been on?
6. What is a favorite memory of yours from early childhood?
7. Best movie ever?
8. Cake, cookies, or pie--or none of the above?
9. What is your pet peeve?
10. What is your dream vacation?
11. How about ending with your favorite quote?



Thanks again Sarah, for this tag!! It was fun!!

God Bless you all! And know God is a safe place for you. Don't struggle. He's peaceπŸ’™πŸ’œ

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

It's a Choice part 9!

Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil;

Whither the forerunner is for us entered, even Jesus, made an high priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.

Hebrews 6:19-20

Hello beautiful readers!! God is amazing and He loves you beyond measure! And no that no matter how difficult things are, He is your hope!!! 

Ahh! Our story is back!! I hope you enjoy this part of the story! And comment below your thoughts on any new character that may or may not appear in the storyπŸ˜‰!!


Chapter 9

  Dawn was peeping into Lizzie’s bedroom as she grabbed her hat and gun-belt; she took one last look around her room to see if she had forgotten anything before exiting the room.
 She walked quietly down the hallway to her parent’s room. She could hear her momma in the kitchen making breakfast as she opened the door slowly.
 Her pa opened his eyes and smiled at his daughter.
 “Come on in, Liz.” He motioned with his left hand for her to come forward.
 She smiled tiredly as she came and sat in the chair by his bedside.
 “How are ya this mornin’, Pa?”
 He chuckled slightly then held his ribs from the effort. Lizzie winced. She hated seeing her pa hurt so bad.
 He took a deep breath before answering. “Well, I’ve been thrown off of horses; I’ve been stepped on, and even got shot once. But I have to say, this beats it all. But I’ll be okay. God saved me out there. It could have been a lot worse.”
 Lizzie lowered her head. “Yeah.”
 “Hey Liz, don’t blame yerself, honey. I can tell yer doin’ it.”
 Lizzie kept her head lowered. “Well, it’s my fault. If I hadn’t been such a baby about what happened with Sam-
 “Honey, stop it. It’s not yer fault. They hurt you. And I knew it was hard fer ya to go to town. Families help each other like that. You needed some help and I gave it. That in no way makes this yer fault.” He was quiet for a moment before asking, “’Kay?”
 She looked up with a forced smile. She was fighting hard against the tears. “I’ll try to realize that.” Her voice was quiet.
 “Liz, yer ma and I really hate to ask ya to do this when yer havin’ such a ruff time, and since those girls hang around town and-
 “It’s fine. Ya’ll need me and I-I can do this. At least I hope….”
 Again there was a moment of silence before pa spoke. “Liz, I see a warrior in you. A strong warrior. God is gonna use ya fer somethin’. I don’t know what it is. But I DO know that God is with you. Always, Liz. Keep yer eyes on Him during the storm. Don’t give up on waiting. Sometimes people give up right before the victory happens.”
 He chuckled. “You might think this sounds crazy but I think that God is gonna use you bein’ sheriff. I just feel it. Trust Him, baby, just trust Him.”
 Liz blinked, those words burning her heart.
 God must be at work. She felt Him telling her to take over as Sheriff, and now her pa was telling her this.
 Something was happening.
 “Thanks, pa. Really.”
 “Now, hon. There’s some things I’d like ya to know while bein’ sheriff. Always keep a calm head, always pray, and have patience to do the right thing.”
 She nodded, feeling a bit sick. But she didn’t know why. She wouldn’t have to do any actual sheriff stuff.
 He reached out his hand and she took it. He squeezed it. “Now, go on, honey. Go out there and do something great.”

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 Lizzie walked into the sheriff’s office, confusion making her look around clueless.
 She closed the door and tripped over her own feet walking forward.
 She straightened and cleared her throat.
 She had been in this office hundreds of times. She had no reason to feel intimated.
 She stumbled over to the desk and sat behind it then pressed the bottom of her hands to the wooden surface.
 She had already gone and talked to the mayor, telling him pa gave her charge of the office. He stared at her like she was crazy.
 Lizzie looked around the quiet office. This was her job now. This was her reasonability
 Oh, stop it, Lizzie! It’s not like your sheriff!
 Lizzie’s mind took her to daydreaming for several minutes. Finally, she snapped out of it and pulled the paper her momma had given her from her pocket. Pa had told momma what to write on it. It was all the things she was supposed to do.
 First thing, she was supposed to walk around and make sure everything was going fine.
 She felt utterly silly to think of doing that.
 Everyone would for sure laugh-
  The door busted open and Mrs. Timpson from the boarding house busted in. Her face was sweaty and her apron dirty. It seemed especially dirty for only after 8 in the morning.  “SHERIFF!” She screamed. She looked at Lizzie with a frown. “Where’s the sheriff?!” She was hysterical.
 Lizzie slowly stood, knocking something off the desk as she did so. “I-I-I am the sheriff.” She fumbled to pick up the paper she had dropped while she spoke. She managed to get it back on the desk. “At least for the time being.”
 “Is this a joke?!” She stopped her foot. “I need your pa, young lady.”
 “He’s been in an-an accident. I’m in charge now. What-what’s the problem?”
 “Oh, my goodness! I heard you had taken over but I didn’t think for a moment it was real! Oh well, get your skinny self over to my boarding house! Sammy Johnson is sealing my apples again! I saw him run off in the back alley with a hat full of them.”
 Lizzie nodded and walked forward, but then came to a sudden stop. “What am I supposed to do?”
 She stopped her feet several more times. “Come get him! Chase him! Something! Get my apples back and make him stop being a little brat!” Her voice was in a screech.
 “Oh, yeah-right.” She moved forward and then tripped again. “I’m going.”

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 Boy, was she mistaken when she thought she wouldn’t do anything as a sheriff. Sure, it wasn’t typically SHERIFF things but it was exhausting and time consuming.
 She had chased Sammy, only to have the apples he stole thrown at her. Two hit her in the head and a bruise was on her left temple.
 She had to go to the seamstress shop and get a big lab dog out of it. The dog was growling and scaring all the women, so they wouldn’t go near it.
 After that she had an hour break in her office to clean and sulk in her hurt before having to go chase Sammy again, only this time he stole bread. Even still he managed to throw rocks at her. She was sure her upper right arm was now bruised.
 Sammy got away and she went to go for his parents, but was interrupted by Mrs. Timpson screaming again. After running to the boarding house kitchen, she saw it was only a large black snake. She took care of the snake.
 Then she managed to go talk to Sammy’s parents: who seemed to be snooty toward the world and only focused on their farming.
 By the time she got back into town it was lunch time. The whole time she ate people stared and poked fun.
 Three times that afternoon Sammy stole more apples and bread, each time Lizzie chased him she got rocks and apples thrown at her.
 She was sure pa never mentioned doing this.
 It was 5 p.m. that found Lizzie Tyson walking in town to do her rounds before heading home.
 She was tired and just plain exhausted.
 She was heading towards the general store but thought she might pass out at what she saw. She stopped. There was Sam, Kora and of course… Tammy and Susan. They all stood by a bunch of large crates. Snickers drifted her way.
 Lizzie closed her eyes and took a deep breath. She walked forward.
 “Well, hey there, Lizzie, got over me yet?” Sam laughed as she came to a stop in front of them.
 “Or are you gonna kick him out of town this time?” Kora said and the whole group laughed.
 Lizzie just blinked and went to walk forward. Sam held up his arm and stopped her.
 Lizzie closed her eyes. She was too tired for this. Too many things had been thrown at her already. She had sweated a lot today and her hair was a mess. She just wanted to lie on her bed, with the cool night air coming through her window, and go to sleep.
 She took a step back and looked at Sam. How could he do all this to her? “Please, I need to see to some things and get home. I’m very tired.”
 Sam chuckled. “Now, Liz dear, I think you’ve been ignoring me and shoving me out of yer life fer too long. Why don’t ya be nice to me?” He looked back at the girls. “Ladies, did I tell you about her kicking me out of her house?”
 “You did, but tell us again, Sam!” Kora waved her hand forward and laughed, holding her hand to her chest.
 Lizzie felt her heart breaking more and she felt like crying.
 “Now see here, I went to declare my affection, and my… undying love for this lady. And she spit. In. My. Face. She kicked me out of her house and said that wasn’t good enough for her. She had the nerve to say that to me.” Mocking gasp and then giggles erupted from his audience. “And then, her pa…” Sam looked at her and grinned. “Well, ya’ll know about that. But, but the VERY best part is: she said she wanted God to drop her man right at her doorstep!” They all bellowed into laughter. “Or-or maybe she wants God to drop him at her feet.” More laughs. She had to get out of here.
 Kora spoke again. “Or maybe… Lizzie dear needs to be dropped at his feet.” More loud, cruel laughs and then Sam reached forward and shoved her to the ground.
 She hit with a grunt, her eyes closed.
 Lizzie took a deep breath. She felt too weak to get up.
 But she opened her eyes, and blinked to clear her vision. Right in front of her face was a pair of black boots.
 A man stooped down and helped her stand up. As she stood she looked into his dark brown eyes.
 He let go of her once she was steady on her feet. His eyes look straight ahead to Sam.
 Who had grown quiet.
 Lizzie stared at the man in front of her. His skin was dark, a smooth brown. He wore black pants with a black gun belt. A six gun rested inside the belt with a white marble handle. His shirt was a dark blue and his sleeves rolled up to just below his elbows. He wore a bead necklace and also a black hat pulled down lower on his head.
 A vein in his neck was popping out… it looked like from anger. He was staring very determined at Sam.
 He walked forward and stood directly in front of him. It was a moment before he spoke. “Sir, my father always taught me that a woman was a special and priceless person. Something to treasure, protect. Not to push down to the ground.” He reared back and slammed his fist into Sam’s jaw.
 Sam flew back and the girls gasped.
 Sam shuffled around a bit before slowly standing. His side fell against one of the crates. He blinked and shook his head. A trail of blood made its way from his lip. He was breathing hard.
 The man stared hard. “Now, I trust you’re sorry and you’ll apologize to the lady.”
 The girl’s eyes held horror.
 The man still stared.
 Sam took some more breaths before saying, “I-I’m sorry.” His voice was low.
 Lizzie snapped out of her daze and nodded in acknowledgement.
 The man turned away from Sam.
 Kora rushed toward Sam. “Oh, Sam, let’s get you the doctor.” All the girls helped him walk toward the Doctor’s office.
 Her defender walked forward as they fussed over Sam and the man came to a stop in front of her. He took off his hat, revealing a head full of black hair. “I do hope your okay, ma’am?”
 Lizzie slowly nodded.
 He smiled. “Good. Do you need someone to walk you home?”
 She stared a moment. “Um… no.” She shook her head. “I’m-I’m fine.”
 He smiled again but his smile turned to back to stern when his eyes landed on the bruise on her temple. “Did he do that?”
 Lizzie frowned and then followed his gaze with her hand, lifting it up to her temple. She hurriedly explained. “No-no this wasn’t from that, it was from, well, never mind… but he didn’t do that.”
 His smile returned. “I’m so glad to hear.” He nodded his head. “Good day, ma’am.” He then walked past her to a big stallion waiting up the street.
 Lizzie turned away. A frown on her face. What had just happened? She was a little confused….



Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul....

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Liebster Award Blog Tag!


And as they thus spake, Jesus Himself stood in the midst of them, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you. Luke 24:36





Hello lovely readers! God is good and I hope you each know how much He loves you! He died for you so hey, that's incredible!

I know I've been absent from blogging for awhile, I've had friends over. Anywho It's a Choice Part 9 is wrote and is waiting for edits, then our story will once again be back! 

But today I have the honor of being tagged for the Liebster Award by Grace Notes, so thanks a million Grace! 

So before we get onto the questions I'll list the rules down below. (Copied from Grace's blog)



1 – Thank the blog that nominated you and include a Liebster Award graphic (I took mine from Alyssa’s blog).
2 – Answer the questions the blogger gave you.
3 – Share some random fun-facts about yourself.
4 – Nominate as many other blogs you can/want to, and inform them of the nomination.
5 – Give your nominees questions to answer (Anna gave 8 and Alyssa gave 11.  Aim for somewhere in there).


Okay now for the questions😊



1 – What is your favorite topic to blog about?

Anything that is really on my heart!

2 – Share a personal example of the evidence of God’s hand at work in your life (can be a recent example or something in the past).

Well with my recent process of publishing my book, through it all God told me to BELIEVE. Jesus helped me to, even when I doubted sometimes. And now that my book is out, I see the promise of believing coming true. People have told me how this book has impacted them, and the response was more than I expected. People have truly been wonderful and God... has been awesome!! All the Glory to Him!! 

3 – What is one random thing on your bucket list?

To jump into a pool fully clothed!

4 – What would be your favorite dinner + dessert menu?

I'm not sure so Pizza and cobbler!

5 – Which vacation would you choose: mountain cabin, beachfront cottage, amusement park, or a landmark that intrigues you?

Actually all sound fun!
 
6 – Describe yourself with five words.

I don't know how to do this one lol!

7 – What is your dream instrument?

Piano!

8 – Three Bible verses that are special to you?

2 Cor. 10:5, John 14:27, Psalm 3:3

9 – Fun inside joke?

It's will be a masterpiece. (It's a line from a TV show). I hope that counts as an inside joke!

10 – Favorite resource (book, blog, movie, etc.)?

Well besides the Bible... I like Isabella Morganthal books and Sadie Robertson!



Now here are some random fun facts about me!

1: I could eat a whole sleeve of saltine crackers.

2: I like space.

3:  A new (to me at least) movie I really like is RISEN.

4: Editing is my fav part of my Beth H. videos!

5: My favorite creamer is Caramel Macchiato.

6: Western fiction relatively easy to write for me.



Okay now for my tags and questions!

I tag Chloe at Here's Chlo



And here are my questions:

1:What is your favorite book of the Bible?

2: What is your favorite story from the Bible? 

3: What's your favorite childhood memory?

4: What is your favorite movie?

5: What was/is your favorite subject in school?

6: Have you ever written a book?

7:What's your favorite novel and why?

8: What is something just wow God has done for you? 


I hope ya'll have enjoyed this post! 

God Bless you all!!
 


Save me, O God, by Thy name, and judge me by Thy strength.

Psalm 54:1







Five Book Recommendations

        Finally, brethren, whatever things are  true, whatever things  are   noble, whatever things  are   just,  whatever things  are  pu...