water in the desert

  • Book Signing-Faith Family Books Scarborough, ON

    I had a great day in Scarborough at Faith Family Books.  I met some wonderful people that are staying in contact with me, sharing how God is using my book to bring them water in their deserts.  I am so encouraged to know that the water God used to bring me through the desert is refreshing others as they get into the book!
    After I finished the book signing I got to visit with my family at a horse show nearby and wish my father Happy Father’s Day!  Even brought him some of Heidi Quick’s amazing butter tarts!
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  • Book Signing-Gospel Lighthouse Hamilton, ON

    So great to see some new and familiar faces in my hometown of Hamilton, ON!  A few of my “youth” members stopped by to get signed copies.  It was encouraging to hear how some of “my girls” were using WATER IN THE DESERT for their Bible Study together!
    If you’re in a group or know of a group using my book for their Bible Study, please have them contact me by using the email link to the right of posts on “Contact Us” and send a picture of their group so I can post their pic!  Thanks Gospel Lighthouse!
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  • Book Signing–Goodbooks in Oakville, ON

    Had a great day in Oakville.  I got to meet another author, Jayne Self.  She has published two books in the “Seaglass Mysteries” series.  I’m meeting so many intersting people and having others visit that I haven’t seen in years!   This Mother’s Day weekend was made extra special with my “Mom Kostiloff” being brought for her Mother’s Day surprise!  Such a great store with wonderful staff.  Check out Goodbooks when you’re in the Oakville area!
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  • Giving


    Today was a day of Giving.  I don’t think you can rest your head any more peacefully at the end of the day then after knowing  you’ve helped someone.   My friend Nicolle Barron and I helped at a Women’s Connection District event in Komoka, Ontario to let the town know of a new church that was there to serve their community.  Nicolle and I helped at the spa and were able to love on some wonderful people.
    When we were done at the We Are Christ event we drove to the Iam1ru, Big Event Fundraiser.  Our giving was a help here, but it didn’t feel like it as we were spoiled with an incredibly delicious dinner, scrumptious desserts and fun with friends.  One of my best friends in the world, Wendy Pauls moderated the event and another of my best friends in the world Lise Miles was there as a supporter.  Strange, but most of my friends have their own websites, as you see all the hyperlinks!  What does that mean???  I think it means that I have surrounded myself with amazing women in my life who are making a difference in this world!  We all challenge each other to be all that God would have us to be!  Wendy works with Sam Welton at Possibilities International.  If you don’t know about this Organization, you should check it out!  It makes becoming an everyday philanthropist easy–I am one, are you???  Click on the logo below to get to their website:
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  • Beside Joel & Book Signing–Indigo Book (St. Clair Shores store)

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    Todd and I were so excited to have WATER IN THE DESERT beside Joel Osteen’s books!  Joel and Victoria Osteen’s ministry has been such an encouragement to us.  Hope to one day meet them and thank them!
    A couple week’s later  I had a book signing at this store.  My first Indigo/Chapters book signing.  This is a gorgeous store in the Windsor/Tecumseh area.  The staff was so helpful at teaching me how to do book signings!  Great help from my daughter Shelby and her friend Tamara setting up.
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  • Beside Joel & Book Signing–Indigo Book (St. Clair Shores store)

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    Todd and I were so excited to have WATER IN THE DESERT beside Joel Osteen’s books!  Joel and Victoria Osteen’s ministry has been such an encouragement to us.  Hope to one day meet them and thank them!

    A couple week’s later  I had a book signing at this store.  My first Indigo/Chapters book signing.  This is a gorgeous store in the Windsor/Tecumseh area.  The staff was so helpful at teaching me how to do book signings!  Great help from my daughter Shelby and her friend Tamara setting up.

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  • Xulon Press–Orlando, Florida

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    So glad I chose a publishing company in Florida 🙂  Love this state! Xulon Press has been a wonderful company to work with to self-publish my book.  More people are involved in the process of publishing than I realized.  It was great to work with amazing people who love the Lord.  Todd even got to hold that cute little baby!

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