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Get Ready for Ruby! Guest Post by Sheryl Holmes

Sheryl HolmesI’m so delighted to welcome Sheryl Holmes, a co-author of The Christmas Tree Treasure Hunt and author of her own story, Towdah.

The aroma of turkey dinner still lingers in the air.  The countdown begins!  Sales abound and stores compete to fight for your attention, the kid’s lists are set before you, and there is no more room on the calendar squares to write-in one more party, gathering, or place to be!  The Christmas season is upon us all and the flurry of chaos lures us, draws us, pulls us into the whirling funnel.

What to do?  Where to go?  What to think?

Philippians 4:8 gives us direction:

“Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable – if anything is excellent or praiseworthy – think about such things.”

A Ruby Christmas FULL COVER

Certainly there is much that fits these categories among the “to-do’s” of this season!

Even still, might I beg to ask you to make room in your schedule for:

…something lovely — rest and refreshment; yes, you can pour a cup of tea and put your feet up while you do this lovely activity…

…something admirable – nine Christians authors working together for the common goal of pleasing, entertaining, and challenging the reader; yep, that is you my friend! 

…something excellent or praiseworthyA Ruby Christmas, a Christmas Novella, destined to be excellent as it rides on the heels of last years’ success, The Christmas Tree Huntpublished by Write Integrity Press.

Heed Paul’s exhortation and come away from all the hub-bub and fill your mind with this praiseworthy story.   

Texas + a girl named Ruby + a heart that needs healing = an adventure full of authentic human sentiment, love, and laughter that will cause you to contemplate the truths of scripture and the greatest gift of the Christmas season!

towdah SherylHolmesSpecial thanks to Sheryl for the send off!

Born and raised in Massachusetts, Sheryl Holmes is a New England girl. Sheryl is a wife of twenty eight years to a most steady and patient man. They have nine biological children together – 5 boys, 4 girls – 2 sets of twins within the bunch; she home educating for eighteen years! She is a cancer survivor and “Towdah: A Cancer Survivor’s Song of Hope” is her first book. She has also co-authored “The Christmas Tree Hunt” and been published in “Life Lessons from Moms” and “Life Lessons from Dads” via Write Integrity Press. More than all of this, She loves the Lord Jesus Christ and believes He is the only one and true source of HOPE.

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Author: Marji Laine

Marji is a homeschooling mom with teenage twins left in the nest. She spends her days transporting to and from volleyball, teaching writing classes at a local coop, and directing the children’s music program at her church. Raised in suburban Dallas, she got her first taste of writing through the stories of brilliant authors of their day, Mignon Eberhart and Phyllis A. Whitney, and through stage experience. After directing and acting in productions for decades, Marji started writing her own scripts. From that early beginning, she delved into creating scintillating suspense with a side of Texas sassy. She invites readers to unravel their inspiration, seeking a deeper knowledge of the Lord’s Great Mystery that invites us all.

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