This past year has been a blast, starting this blog in January 2013 and learning so much about WordPress and meeting some of the best Christian Fiction bloggers and meeting some excellent Christian fiction authors that I was totally blessed to interview and giveaway one of their books. I joined several groups to get free Christian fiction books and write reviews…it was truly a blessing, because I was able to donate them to our Media Center and others have been able to enjoy reading them too. BUT…sometimes God leads us to a different place, a different season of life. Right now I feel like my life’s verse is in Psalm 23…he leads me beside the still waters….he restores my soul. That’s what I hope and pray for this year.
I have had some medical problems that are not serious, yet they really get to you, day after day, after day. Then I developed some eye problems, and for a reader, that’s not a good problem to have. I could usually read 2-3 books a week, easily…yet this past Fall, it would take me at least 2 weeks to read a book and then try and write a review! My memory isn’t that good. All the stress took the joy of reading right out of me. I’ve been burning the candle at both ends for so long that the flames have met and I need to re-focus my attention to what’s important. That’s my relationship with Jesus and my family. So, with much sadness, I’m going to lay off of the blog for a time, praying that God will lead me back here, but trusting that He knows best.
If I see some great free or deeply discounted e-books, you may get a post though. I’ll feel guilty if I don’t pass along my wonderful finds!! And I’ll still keep reading the blogs I follow and maybe eventually, I’ll even have the time and energy to reply. I’ve read so many good ones, yet I just haven’t had it in me to make a comment and I love to comment and hear from these dear bloggers. They put so much of their time and lives into their blogs and I so appreciate them. And I so appreciate each and everyone of you who follow our blog. I do hope you’ll just hang on and pray for me and hopefully one day the Lord will lead me back and I’ll be refreshed…I know He will restore my soul. He keeps His word and I’m going to start the year off with Him and get the refreshment He has in store for me.
Thanks to each one of you who have followed our blog and who have offered comments and words of encouragement. And a special thanks to the authors who were so wonderful to do interviews and giveaway their books! Christian authors are the BEST!!!!
God bless each one of you this new year and I pray that He will bring each one of you closer to Him in 2014!