Every Day in His Presence – Dr. Charles Stanley

I have this tradition.  Every year, I use a different devotional for my morning quiet time.  In 2016, I read Every Day in His Presence by Dr. Charles Stanley, senior pastor of First Baptist Church Atlanta and one of my favorite preacher/authors.  After spending a year with this beautiful volume, I’ll give a brief outline…

It’s Good To Be Queen – Liz Curtis Higgs

Scotland.  I had always associated Liz Curtis Higgs with her Historical Fiction Series set in the Highlands and Lowlands of Scotland.  Every time I see this author’s name, my mind imagines purple heather hills, castles and a fictional storyline that often parallels a Biblical story.  Some of the best Biblical Fiction books I’ve ever read,…

Ocean Shores – Washington

It may have been the middle of August, but I would have been lost without my Columbia fleece jacket as I walked the beach at Ocean Shores in Washington.  The air near the coast carried a good chill and the water coming in from the Pacific was freezing…that is, the few times I allowed it…

Prelude for a Lord – Camille Elliot

Prelude for a Lord was my first experience with this author and all I can say is, “Wow, I’m impressed!”  This book included everything I enjoy about Historical Fiction plus an exciting plot that twists and turns; as hard as I tried to figure out who was the bad guy before the end, I couldn’t. …

Full Sail – Mark Trammell Quartet

When was the last time you faced a storm in life?  Something that tossed you to and fro in the turbulent waves…  Something that made you look up to find a ray of sunshine through the clouds…  Something that made you wonder if the Captain abandoned your ship?  Do you remember what it felt like…

Oneonta Gorge and Multnomah Falls – Oregon

Those walking past us were wet…really wet.  I tugged my socks off, knowing we would be going through water.  I’d rather deal with wet creek walkers instead of wet socks and shoes.  As I leaned up against the car and observed the people walking by, our friend began laughing.  Almost hysterically.  I knew there were…

Daywind Instrumental Announces Addition of Jeff Stice

Hendersonville, TN (October 6th, 2016) – Daywind Instrumental, a division of Daywind Music, is proud to announce the addition of Jeff Stice to its roster of accomplished musicians. Since the age of six, Jeff Stice has had a passion for the piano, one that quickly turned into a passion for Gospel Music.  By fifteen, Jeff…

Tribute Quartet Hits the Mark with Here For You

Hendersonville, TN (September 16, 2016) – Fan favorite Tribute Quartet is releasing its sophomore album with Daywind Records. Here for You features a fresh sound honed by multi-Dove Award-winning producer, Wayne Haun, and reflects the best work of the top songwriters in Southern Gospel combined with the powerful quartet vocals of one of the genre’s…

Pilgrimage – Lynn Austin

I know Lynn Austin from her book “Candle in the Darkness,” and other titles that keep piling up on my to-read list.  Reviews for her fiction pieces have received 5 stars and praise for building emotion and using accurate historical facts; when I happened upon this narrative that retold the journey she took to the…