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Stories Of Faith And Courage From The Home Front by Karen Whiting and Jocelyn Green

Web sites:

www.jocelyngreen.com

www.karenwhiting.com

www.homefrontcourage.com

ISBN-10: 0899571654

ISBN-13: 978-0899571652

This devotional book contains 365 true stories of struggles, courage, and actions of women, children, and men involved in the home front of American wars, in chronological order, from the French Indian War through the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. These stories illustrate effective prayers, heroism, volunteer efforts, and daily courage. Special weekend devotions consist of original words from a journal, newspaper, letter, or newspaper, and glimpses into life during that era, such as fashion, pastimes, work, and celebrations. Each story includes a coordinated Scripture and a prayer for today’s military, families, or individuals encountering struggles.

Karen Whiting

Karen Whiting, wife of a retired Coast Guard Officer, is an international speaker and former television host. She is the author of sixteen books, including the popular inspirational craft series for tween girls, God’s Girls; Secrets of Success for Women Time and the Home (AMG Publishers) and a daily devotional for women, The 365 Most Important Bible Passages for Women. Karen is a Blue Star Mother. She and her husband Jim have been active members of Officers’ Christian Fellowship for over thirty years and currently help with OCF ministry at the US Naval.

Karen is a mother (including two servicemen) and a grandmother of eight. Visit her at www.Karenwhiting.com, or email her at Karen@karenwhiting.com.

Jocelyn Green

Jocelyn Green, the wife of a former Coast Guard officer, is an award-winning author, freelance writer, and editor. She is the author of Faith Deployed: Daily Encouragement for Military Wives (Moody 2008), and Faith Deployed . . . Again: More Daily Encouragement for Military Wives (Moody 2011), along with contributing writers. She is also co-author of Battlefields & Blessings: Stories of Faith and Courage from the War in Iraq/Afghanistan (AMG Publishers 2009). Her first novel, Wedded to War, will release from River North (an imprint of Moody Publishers) in July 2012.

Jocelyn and her husband Rob live with their two children in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Visit her at www.faithdeployed.com, www.jocelyngreen.com, or email her at jocelyn@jocelyngreen.com.

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The Mother Road by Jennifer Allee

Within the course of a week, marriage expert Natalie Marino is dumped by her husband, receives an urgent call home from her father, and discovers her estranged sister, Lindsay, is pregnant. A road trip on Route 66 may not help, but it sure couldn't hurt. Or so Natalie thinks, until Lindsay's boyfriend starts stalking them. Will their trip down the Mother Road bring the two sisters closer together or be the biggest wrong turn yet?

JENNIFER ALLEE believes the most important thing a woman can do is discover her identity in God – a theme that carries throughout her stories. She's done extensive freelance work for Concordia Publishing House, including skits, Bible activity pages, and over 100 contributions to their popular My Devotions series. Her previous novels are THE LOVE OF HIS BROTHER, (Five Star, November 2007) and THE PASTOR’S WIFE (Abingdon Press, February 2010). Her upcoming novels are THE MOTHER ROAD (April 2012) and A WILD GOOSE CHASE CHRISTMAS (November 2012) both from Abingdon Press. You can find out more about Jennifer at www.jenniferallee.com

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ProphetFINALThe Prophet by R. J. Larson

 

If she agrees to become the Infinite's prophet, Ela knows she will die young.
Yet she can't imagine living without Him. Determined to hear the Infinite's voice, Ela accepts the sacred vinewood branch and is sent to bring the Infinite's word to a nation torn apart by war. There she meets a young ambassador determined to bring his own justice for his oppressed people. As they form an unlikely partnership, Ela battles how to balance the leading of her heart with the leading of the Infinite.

  R. J. Larson is the author of numerous devotionals featured in publications such as Women's Devotional Bible and Seasons of a Woman's Heart. She lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with her husband and their two sons. Prophet marks her debut in the fantasy genre. 

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Heavenly horse senseHeavenly Horse Sense by Rebecca Ondov

Horsewoman and bestselling author Rebecca Ondov invites you on some exciting horseback pack trips in Montana’s Bob Marshall Wilderness. Drawing on 15 years of working from the saddle, she takes you into the mountains to discover the unique personalities of horses and mules, the beauty of God’s creation, and the wonders—and dangers—of nature. You’ll experience:

*Three miracles in the life of a foal named Rahab

*How a horse’s amazing gift demonstrates God’s provision and guidance

*The ingenuity of a mule that reveals a strategy for handling trouble

*A stallion who accomplishes the “impossible” because of love and focus

*A newborn filly’s playfulness that demonstrates God’s desire for relationship

*Along the trail you’ll encounter God’s tremendous love and the wisdom He offers if you’ll only ask.

 About the Author: Rebecca Ondov spent years on horseback doing ranch duties, pack trips, and Forest Service work. She’s the founder of Blazing Ink, Inc., and the author of The Once in a Blue Moon Boot Bus  children’s picture book, Horse Tales from Heaven: Reflections along the Trail with God, Horse Tales from Heaven Gift Edition, and numerous articles for media. Rebecca enjoys her menagerie of horses, mules, barn cats, and a dog. She lives in Montana and hits the trail as often as possible.

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In book two of the “Freedom” series, readers find Mara fighting against her attraction to Bible college student Jonathan Flannery even while wrestling with risking her own precarious safety to become involved in the rescue of another girl who is pregnant and desperately wants to escape her captors and save her own life, as well as her child’s. Halfway around the world in a brothel in Thailand, a young girl is rescued with the promise of being reunited with her younger sister who was adopted by an interracial couple in the States, friends of Jonathan’s family. Meanwhile, Jefe—Mara’s uncle, who held her as a sex slave in his brothel in San Diego for years—seeks revenge for Mara’s testimony that put him behind bars for life. Will his underworld connections be successful in kidnapping and killing the girl who believes she has finally won her freedom?

 

 Kathi Macias is a multi-award winning writer who has authored nearly 40 books and ghostwritten several others. A former newspaper columnist and string reporter, Kathi has taught creative and business writing in various venues and has been a guest on many radio and television programs. Kathi is a popular speaker at churches, women’s clubs and retreats, and writers’ conferences. She won the 2008 Member of the Year award from AWSA (Advanced Writers and Speakers Association) as well as 2011 Author of the Year by BooksandAuthors.net. Kathi “Easy Writer” Macias lives in Homeland, CA, with her husband, Al.

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