Saying goodbye to ‘family’ . . . .

Saying goodbye to ‘family’ . . . .

I just realized something.  The Christian novel I recently published was my 10TH NOVEL!

Somehow that doesn’t seem possible.

Then I started checking.  It was back in November of 2011 when I published my first novel, a Christian American Revolutionary War Romance novel named, THE DOVE AND THE RAVEN.

Who knew there would be nine more books on the horizon?

The amazing part is that six of those ten books have been about one family – The Morgans.  What started out three years ago as a single, stand-alone book when I wrote TRUE COVER, quickly grew into two three-book series.  At the request of my readers (there were many emails, Facebook posts, and pouty lips), I wrote two more books in that series that continued to tell the story of FBI Agent, Sam Morgan – BLUECREEK RANCH, and SECOND CHANCES.

I thought I was finished with the Morgan family, but something happened to change my mind.  While I was writing SECOND CHANCES, the final book in the TRUE COVER series, I created a family tree for Sam—going back to his great-grandparents.  I suddenly realized one day that I had the makings of a second three-book series—this one based on Sam’s ancestors.

And that is how THE MORGAN FAMILY SAGA series came to be.  Book 1 in the series, MATTIE’S HEART, tells the story of Brady and Mattie Morgan, Sam’s great-grandparents, and the founders of Bluecreek Ranch.  Book 2, CLARA’S HEART, tells the story of Reece and Clara Morgan, Sam’s grandparents, and Book 3, LAURIE’S HEART, (which was just released) tells about how Clay and Laurie Morgan met and fell in love.  They are Sam’s parents, and brings the story of the Morgan Family full circle – back to the first book in the TRUE COVER series.

If you haven’t read any of these books, I encourage you to do so.  You’ll find adventure, danger, mystery, history, stubbornness, forgiveness, and a loyal love of God as each member of the family finds their way in the world.

It’s been a fun ride, telling the Morgans’ stories.  I’ve really enjoyed knowing these folk, and it’s going to be difficult to tell them goodbye as I move on to my next writing project.  It’s kind of like saying goodbye to family!  But they will always live on in my heart and mind–and of course, in my books!

God bless – and happy reading!

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A childlike faith . . .

A childlike faith . . .

“Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.”  — Matthew 18:3

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It’s so simple, really . . . this faith we’re asked to accept.

It don’t know why so many of us struggle with it so much.

Look at a child–my grandchildren, for instance.  My two youngest granddaughters are at the age where they still accept most of what their parents and grandparents tell them–without question.  They trust the adults in their lives and look on them as comforters, and safe havens of love.

That is exactly how our Heavenly Father wants us to look on Him.

So, accept His care and guidance without doubt, without worry.  Because as much as our earthly parents love/loved us, His love is so much more.

Be a child . . . and find that childlike faith once again.

 

In Christian love,

Ruth Kyser

 

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