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I hope you will join me here often to read thoughts expressed by myself and others on what we feel is important to becoming a more Godly person. We all have our own ideas of what contributes to our character and how we become what we are, but as most of us in these blog pages, we want to share what is or has been important in our lives. Sometimes it's just venting, and sometimes it's wanting to share something we feel is profound. For whatever reason, I am moved to share with YOU, and hope that you will be a follower who gains something by reading these blogs. If you feel that others might benefit from reading it, please invite them in. Please feel free to comment, and I'd love to hear from you, and to know what is important to YOU. Thank you for stopping by, and may God bless you and help you in your endeavors to grow and become more like Him each day.

About Me

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Airway Heights, WA, United States
I'm a retired lady who is enjoying writing to help others. My husband and I have 4 children, 14 grandchildren (1 is in heaven), 7 great grandsons and 3 great granddaughters. We enjoy riding ATVs & camping, and spending time with family & friends. In the past I have been a church youth leader, cub scout and 4H leader, and studied under the Sitka Christian Counselor's Assoc. My first book "Father, Forgive My Father" was published in 2005, and you will see references to it throughout my blogs. Now I'm writing magazine articles & building my platform for my book. Currently I am enjoying being on talk radio interviews. I am also available to present my workshop "Becoming God's Woman" to church and women's groups. My greatest desire is to see people set free from the bondage of sexual child abuse and become healed and free children of God, ready to soar to new heights of victory and have life more abundantly. THIS is what God wants for His children. In the new year 2012, I intend to write more frequently on this blog, so visit us often.

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Saturday, February 21, 2009


Child sexual abuse is an epidemic in our country as you know, and it is hurting all of our society. Since April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, I would like to let you know about my book written to help victims of sexual child abuse. It is entitled, "Father, Forgive My Father" and is the product of a life-long dream and goal to get it published. The book tells my story of how, as a victim of sexual child abuse for 15 years, I was able to get through it and ultimately heal from the wounds of abuse; how I let God "turned my scars to stars".

Claire Reeves, Founder/Director of MASA (Mothers Against Sexual Abuse) wrote the Promo for the back book cover, and has called it a "road map to reclaiming your life". So far, reviews from all across the country are encouraging, and I am hearing reports such as "your book healed my whole family", or "your book saved my life". But we need to reach many, many more victims, because as I said, child sexual abuse is an epidemic in our country and it is hurting all of us. Our prisons today are full of victims who were never healed, so they went on to abuse others. With the statistics of child sexual abuse so staggering these days, almost everyone has either experienced abuse or knows someone who has. Please partner with me in letting your friends and loved ones know about this book that is helping so many. You can order it at the following web sites: www.authorhouse.com, www.barnesandnoble.com, www.amazon.com. I am also available for book readings and signings, and give a workshop entitled, "Becoming God's Woman/or Man".

Please feel free to let me know how I can help you to help other victims still needing healing. With April (National Child Abuse Prevention Month) just around the corner, we need to be thinking of how we can be a part of that...to reach out to people that YOU know of who were or are victims of child abuse. Until we all get involved, this national epidemic is just going to keep growing. Please contact abuse prevention organizations in your local areas to see what you can do to help. Believe me, those victims will thank you, and maybe they will even go on to help others in the future. Together we can put a stop to this epidemic.


Have you had any miracles lately? Do you even believe in miracles in these trying times? I believe that more than ever God wants us to exercise our faith and expect miracles. In His word He tells us that "we have not, because we ASK not"...and in a lot of situations, this is true...well, His Word is ALWAYs true, but you know what I mean. I think we get lazy in our prayer requests and petitions to the Lord, and sometimes it's the last thing we think of to do when there is a crisis. Let me tell you a little story of something that happened in our family this week, where a prayer petition to the Lord SAVED a family member.

My Step Dad's youngest daughter was lying in the hospital in critical condition; having been a smoker all her life, it had taken a toll on her overall health and she could not breath on her own. She had been on a respirator for several days, and she realized that she couldn't breath on her own anymore. I guess after thinking about it, and realizing she would be reliant on it for who knew how long, she decided she didn't want to live that way, and they had decided to take her off the respirator. "Dad" heard from the family that she would probably be gone within the hour.

Well, Dad, being the man of faith that he is, went into the bedroom, and prayed a fervent prayer to the Lord, asking for a miracle for his daughter, Ann. Awhile later, they received phone calls from the family saying that she had gone past that hour...then it was 5 hours; then 7 hours, and then he was told that he GOT his miracle. They also told them that while Ann was off the ventilator, 2 family members had dreams of their Grandmother (who is in heaven) telling Ann that it was not her time to go yet. So that was wonderful confirmation of the miracle Dad received.

This morning while talking with my Mom, she told us that Ann's appetite is good, and that she has even spoken with Dad on the phone this morning; that she has been up, and they are getting her a walker so that she can regain her strength. All of this within just a few days! Praise our wonderful, healing, loving God.

So, friends, whatever your needs for your self or your loved ones, pray and ask our heavenly Father for YOUR miracle...no matter what it is. NO TASK is too hard for our God. And be VERY specific in your prayer requests...He tells us to be specific. My husband even asks for help when he is frustrated with a mechanical problem that he hasn't been able to fix...and walla, God helps him. It's just amazing that we fail to use this so frequently "untapped" resource. God knows our need before we ask, so we might just as well humble ourselves and ask for that help that we all need.

We had some dear friends stay overnight with us this week, and they have an international ministry teaching intimacy with God. He says that having intimacy with God, is allowing ourselves to be transparent, and that we are so close and so intune with God, that when these problems arise it is just our nature to bring it to God in prayer. He says that the more you exercise this intimacy, the more He gives you. So exercise your faith; stayed tuned to all that God has for you and EXPECT your miracle.

Saturday, February 7, 2009


Did you know that when God sees a breach between His people, he often builds a "bridge"? This morning we read in our devotional out of Power for Life by Robert A. Schuller of the Hour of Power, that God calls us to be peacemakers. "Jesus Christ was the ultimate peacemaker, and laid down His life to build a bridge...between God and us. The cross of Jesus is the supreme symbol of a perfect bridge. The vertical plank connects us to God, and the horizontal plank connects us to our neighbors.

In times of conflict, think of the cross and its high cost, lovingly paid. If you serve the cause of peace on the bridge of the cross, your efforts will not be in vain."

This blog is going to be short this morning, because I am going to meet in person, a new friend I have made on here by networking. In reading each others profile we first noted that we lived within a few miles of each other; then we realized how many interests we have in common. So, we are meeting for pie and coffee at a local restaurant this afternoon. I am excited to exchange conversation with her, as she, too is a writer, a believer, and mother...we should have LOTS to talk about. And, at the same time, we will bridge the generation gap, as she is a generation behind me. I will report back on what I feel is going to be an enjoyable, insightful first meeting. In the meantime, you all have a wonderful day and weekend.

Thursday, February 5, 2009

BECOMING GOD'S WOMAN: Introducing Myself & My Book

Hello Everyone, and Welcome To My Website
Please follow along with me on my travels to Becoming God's Woman...of excellence...the best that we can be. I invite you to share this web site with your family & friends, and especially anyone you know who has been a victim of abuse. The book at the right was written for those victims, to help them to heal, & has been called a "roadmap" to recovery & living the rest of your life victoriously. You can find me and my book at the following links:

www.MySpace.com/Lees4, www.ShoutLife.com/Lees,
www.authorhouse.com, www.barnesandnoble.com,