She has guest blogged for me, but now hear about her writing journey! Today I interview YA novelist Tessa Emily Hall about her adventures in writing and publishing. She shares tips for fiction and non-fiction writers and what motivates her to write for God. Meet Tessa ...

 

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It takes time to be beautiful. I’m not talking about the makeup we women apply to our faces, although that does take time! It takes time for beautiful things to blossom. I am still waiting for the hydrangea bush in our front yard to bloom. The tiny plant is an inch tall. A stick, really. It may be years before it gets big enough to show off its beautiful blue petals.

I’m also still waiting for some dreams to be realized and for some answers to be given. Why’s and how’s and Please tell me’s. Ecclesiastes 3:11 comforts us that everything will be beautiful in the right timing. In God’s timing. ...

 

 

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“The LORD will give strength to His people; the LORD will bless His people with peace.” Psalm 29:11, NKJV

Peace is a beautiful word. I once pictured peace as gentle waves lapping onto a shore. Since I’ve seen a little more of life’s struggles, now I picture peace as a calm heart in the midst of a storm. I understand from experience that even though our circumstances aren’t trouble-free, we can have God’s peace on the inside. He does calm storms (Psalm 107:29). Either within or without. ...

 

 

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The Scrapbooked Bible Study: A Blog by Katy Kauffman

Award-Winning Author, Editor, Bible Teacher

An editor for Refresh Bible Study Magazine, Katy Kauffman is also a Bible study author who loves to write about the treasures of Scripture. Her Bible studies focus on winning life's spiritual battles, and her blog shares snippets of "scrapbooked" encouragement. Learn more about The Scrapbooked Bible Study, and follow Katy's blog to receive weekly posts. 

 

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