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Angels Unaware Freebie Today!

I have always been fascinated and curious about supernatural things; at times, I confess, this didn’t always point me in the right directions.  Angels have always held a special intrigue for me, especially as I delved into the Bible. One of my all time favorite movies is It’s A Wonderful Life, where clumsy angel Clarence earns his wings by helping George Bailey see that his life matters. And who doesn’t shed some tears when Ebenezer Scrooge changes his life when visited by 3 “spirits” one Christmas long ago.

A quick Google search brings up over 300 mentions of angels in the Bible. Reading about them and the appearances they made to our ancestors, you realize they are not chubby little creatures with rosy cheeks and curly blonde hair. They are awesome, fearsome beings created by God Himself before the fall of man. They serve Him, worship Him and when warranted, visit us with messages. The people they appear to aren’t very thrilled. They are usually struck by fear and trembling and bow to the ground.

They also have their counterparts. When Lucifer rebelled, he swept 1/3 of the angels from heaven with him. Now, I am no theologian, so I cannot say for certain what their role is now. They may be demon spirits, they may not. If you have questions on that, ask your pastor or a trusted Biblical scholar. But, there is certainly a fight of good vs evil in this world.

One of the first inspirational fiction novels I read was This Present Darkness, by Frank Peretti. It captured my imaginings, and explained what I felt was a real thing; the spiritual battle that rages around us.

Years later, my own story formed, and Angels Unaware was born. And, today only, March 21st, it’s free on Kindle! I hope you enjoy it!

Angels UnawareIn this world, we are oblivious to the unseen battle raging around us.

Millions of people world-wide listen to her music. She lives a lifestyle many can only dream of. Superstar entertainer Moriah has achieved the very goal she set out to pursue: human adulation. Her bold and brash style masks the pain carried deep in her heart. Pain she refuses to deal with; pain that caused her to turn from the God of her youth.

When news of her mother’s death hits hard, she rejects the consolation which is available through her estranged family, which includes her husband. She flees from reality through drugs and drink and almost loses her very life. Clarion, a messenger from God, gives her the opportunity to understand her past and reclaim her future. Moriah is given a front row seat to the invisible war for her very soul.

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Dream Big, Soar HIGH!

In Jesus,

Barb aka D.H. Barbara

 

 

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Thanksgiving Blessings To All!

Hello faithful readers!

It’s been a busy time around the Big Blue House. Well, honestly, when is it not? I’ve been working on Angels Unaware, and I’m so excited about it! I just love this story. I also have the perfect cover art for it. Now, if you’ve been with me a while you know that I was searching high and low for the owner of that fabulous angel graphic. Unfortunately, I am unable to locate them. But, a dear friend of mine took a magnificent shot of a church roof, with clouds and…well, you’ll see when I get my cover mocked up.

One reason I am so in love with this particular story is that I feel it really shows why faith in Jesus is so very important. I’m not a big evangelist in person. In fact, I get a bit shy about talking about faith. However, the Lord has given me this gift of writing, and I can express it there.

Another reason is this story was the last that my sweet friend Sandy proofread for me. We unexpectedly lost Sandy in August 2015. But, as you know, if you’ve been around me a while, nothing is unexpected to our Great Heavenly Father. She encouraged me, supported me, listened to me rant about everything and nothing. I miss her very much, as do many others. She was “one of those people,” one who made everyone feel as though they were her best good friend. This is her book. If you frequent my Facebook page, you probably saw this post:

SandySo. Funny story that my sweet friend and patient proof-reader Sandy would have gotten a giggle out of. After I designated and signed all my copies, I sat down to savor that moment when all your work pays off…when you actually SEE your baby live on paper. Right there on the very first page of the very first chapter. A huge, glaringly obvious typo. Sandy always reminded me to wait on her; and she always caught even the smallest of errors in the manuscript. Man, I miss her for more than her proofing skills. She always encouraged me to wait on the very best and not to settle for good enough. One day, we’ll laugh over this. Needless to say, the book will be off market for 24 hours. I hope everyone who receives the “Over Confident Author Version” can chuckle too. #bagoverhead #crazyauthor

 

On December 11, look for Kindle Countdown Deals on all of my books except Seasons of a Life. That will stay at it’s normal $1.99, but you can pick up all 4 books for under $10 for at least 2 days! The Countdown will run until December 18, when the books will return to their regular listed price.

I am thankful for you all, for reading and enjoying my books, for spreading the word about them, for encouragement and support. I hope that you and yours, whoever and wherever they might be, have a blessed Thanksgiving.

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