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My Promise

I was doing really well. I had conquered over my depression & suicidal thoughts. I had become braver & stronger. And the Devil didn’t like it. And he knew my pressure points, so he set right to work. I’m one of those people who abhor conflict. Who will take five…

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My Advice to the Young Writer

This was previously posted over at Shelf Control. Thanks so much, Jaybird! As a teenager, my dream was to independently publish my first novel at eighteen (or earlier—but eighteen was the maximum). That was my goal, my obsession. I struggled with a lot of depression, anger, and distance from God…

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Water in the Wilderness

“Thus saith the Lord, The people which were left of the sword found grace in the wilderness; even Israel, when I went to cause him to rest.” Jeremiah 31:2, KJV Even in the desert, there is grace & rest.  Earlier I was tottering on the brink of depression because my…

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Hello! 🙂 I’m Katja. I’m a Canadian bibliophile, book reviewer, writer, and child of God. I love too many things to name, but among them are chocolate, heirlooms, history, fancy handwriting, grammar & punctuation, laughter, tearjerking books, lists, organized bookshelves, pink roses, flowing skirts, hymns, and pretty much anything old-fashioned, beautiful, & classy.

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