Repost: NKJV Study Bible Review

If you're looking for a new Bible, Lois Rodriguez's review of the new NKJV Study Bible is probably what you are looking for. Click here to read it.   Lois Rodriguez is a blogger and reviewer at blessedmamabear.com where you'll find her sharing thoughts on intentional and practical parenting from the perspective of a foster and adoptive mom.

Dyane Forde on The Flashback Show

Thanks to Noble Acquah for interviewing me on the Flashback Show!

Also, check out the video below for my video commentary about serving the Lord in the workplace as a social worker while building the projects He’s put in my heart. 🙂 Enjoy!

 

https://youtu.be/DPPxgbL_R7Y

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My guest for todayonTheFlashbackShowisDyaneForde, a Canadian writer, author, blogger, and editor. She has self-published 3 books, a fantasy trilogy called Rise of the Papilion, and manage 2 websites on writing-related topics.
Please tell us something about yourself?
Guest:My name is Dyane Forde. I’m a Canadian writer, author, blogger, and editor. I have self-published 3 books, a fantasy trilogy called Rise of the Papilion, and I manage 2 websites on writing-related topics.
In addition, I am a social worker. I studied social work at McGill University in Montreal and have worked at various community groups and government institutions for 20 years. Currently, I work with people with intellectual and physical disabilities and autism.
I am also a Christian, and was saved at the age of 12.
How was your growing up?
Guest: As mentioned above, I was 12 when I came to…

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Monday Mentions – Berserker by Dyane Forde

Thanks to EA West for this author spotlight!

The West Corner

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Please welcome Dyane Forde to The West Corner! She’s here today with her fantasy novel Berserker, Rise of the Papilion Book III.

Book Description

Berserker Rise of the Papilion Book Love…can destroy, it can build, or it can do both at once…”

With the Papilion’s whereabouts unknown, the Shadow pursues its plan for Marathana’s destruction. In control of the Northern tribes and strengthened by allies in the Deep Southernlands, the Shadow prepares to unleash its ultimate weapon, the berserker.

Jeru’s sudden reappearance reveals the presence of a powerful, new will at work. Blessed by the Lightbearer and supported by a ragtag group of survivors and unexpected allies, Jeru prepares to lead the small army into enemy territory.

As war breaks, Kelen and Jeru clash one last time. One seeks to destroy, the other to save. The strongest will prevail, sealing Marathana’s ultimate fate.

Excerpt

Bolo sighed and after a moment or two of struggling, did…

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Self Care with Less Self: Advice for writers & other CREATIVE Planet Earth inhabitants

So relatable! Thanks to Story Storming for posting this.

Story Storming

Have you ever noticed how we human beings are generally our most miserable when we’re focused on ourselves? My wants, my needs, my pains, my problems… For beings so dedicated to the pursuit of happiness, you’d think we might recognize the link between joy and self-forgetfulness…but no.

Plus: Easier said than done, right?

I recognize that my problems, when compared to others’, really aren’t so bad. Even so, whenever I dwell on my concerns, I can easily end up having a “Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.”

Or maybe it’s that the bad days encourage me to focus on myself (and my problems). Regardless, whether life’s circumstances force the issue—drawing my focus to the negative—or whether my downward-spiraling thoughts suction my day down the proverbial drain, I’ve come to believe that Self is at the root of all my problems.

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Don’t believe me? Take a moment to think about it.

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