The winner of last week’s drawing and a new guest
May 8, 2012 by Mary Ellis
|Good Tuesday morning, readers. You probably thought I forgot to announce the winner, no? Actually, I’ve been buried trying to finish Love Comes to Harmony, part 2 of my New Beginings series. Hooray, it’s done except for a proofreading and the recipes. Without further ado, our winner of Promised to Another, part 3 of The Amish of Seymour series by Laura Hilton is Jane Squires! Congrats, Jane, I’m sending Laura your e-mail address. She will contact you to about your free signed copy. Thanks to everyone who entered the drawing.
No romantic fiction to offer this week. Today I’m honored to showcase Cynthia Simmons who wrote a self-help devotional book for those who struggle with some of life’s most difficult issues. She has a new companion study guide. Here’s more about Cynthia’s book, Struggles and Triumphs: What’s wrong with our world? Shouldn’t a God who claims to be all powerful and flawless prevent suffering? How can we continue to believe when storms rage on in our lives? If you’ve ever had tough questions like these Struggles and Triumphs Study Guide is the book for you. Author Cynthia L. Simmons will guide you toward answers with her unique and enlightening approach. Her twelve-week Bible study for ladies comes from stories of real women as told in Struggles and Triumphs: Women in History Who Overcame. As you study, you’ll come to understand God’s perspective on timeless issues that impact your life. The carefully chosen Scriptures combined with interesting historical information will challenge and encourage you.
Cynthia was born in Chattanooga, TN. Her parents named her Cynthia Lynn so that she’d have the same initials as her father, C.L. Thomas. At six she professed faith in Jesus Christ. She graduated from Tennessee Temple High School as Class Salutatorian. In 2004 she joined Christian Authors Guild (CAG) and has served as chaplain, conference director, vice president and president. Members awarded her Lifetime Membership in 2009. Cynthia’s writing appeared in CAG publications, NATHHAN NEWS, Chattanooga Regional Historical Magazine, Georgia Right to Life Newsletter, Chattanooga Times Free Press, Catholic Exchange, and Christian Devotions. us. Her first book, Struggles and Triumphs came out in 2008. While promoting her book, she had interviews on radio and TV across the nation, and was nominated for 2008 Georgia Author of the year.
Please leave a comment for Cynthia for a chance to win a free copy of Struggles & Triumphs, a book we all need at some point in our lives.
Have a lovely week, readers. It’s raining in Ohio and that’s fine with me…I just planted my tomatos. Spring has sprung and I’m one happy camper!