Tag Archives: Christian

Books on Amazon

          Hi, I’d like to let you all know I have unpublished the books of poetry I had published on Amazon. The reason is that I am publishing in paperback through an Australian Publisher.  I am not sure how long before the book becomes available, but I will surely let you […]

Author Bio update – Shirley Chalmers

About the author… Shirley Chalmers lives in country Victoria with her husband Nigel. Two sons, a daughter-in-law and three grandsons living in Melbourne were the magnet that drew them from their home at Maroochydore to the beautiful rolling hills of the Strzelecki Ranges in South Gippsland. Since retiring they have enjoyed having time to pursue […]

Rainbows Through the Rain

Keep On Walking – Quotes on Rejection

    Rejection Quotes Words from the wise, passed on to us:   Over the years, I have come to realize that the greatest trap in our life is not success, popularity, or power, but self-rejection. Success, popularity, and power can indeed present a great temptation, but their seductive quality often comes from the way […]

Invisible God

  Invisible God – The Story of Esther, Queen of Persia As we can’t see the wind, but realise its presence by the movement it creates, so we see the hand of God at work through the events recorded in the book of Esther.  God is not mentioned by name, but is evident throughout as Mordecai and Esther act to […]

Small Things – Poem

Small Things When the waves of insecurity wash over me Swamp me, sweep me away Into the blackness of deep mind Uncertainty of purpose Feelings of unworthiness Inadequacy, having nothing to bring Nothing to give Worthless Sitting alone, doing nothing, taking no risks Walls hemming me into the Silence of isolation I will Rise up […]

Christian, I am: Battle Scars

Battle Scars What deep wounds ever closed without a scar? Lord Byron  Have you ever been deeply wounded?  Pain remains there.  The pain that comes from feelings of failure, shame, outrage and betrayal clings to the surface of the heart.  What balm is there that will bring relief?  Prayer, persevering in trust and obedience, counselling, […]