Natalie Maki

Author Spotlight with Natalie Maki

Suzanne Author Spotlight, Books, Dreams Coming True, Faith, Family, Non Fiction, Writing

Scroll down for a chance to win a copy of Natalie Maki’s book, Flourish. Winner will be announced in the next Author Spotlight feature. Congratulations to last week’s winner of On Love’s Gentle Shore, Lisa B Redecop! Please e-mail your mailing address to my assistant Christen ( Despite our desire to flourish, many women, myself included, often hesitate to go …

Election Night

Suzanne Amish, Amish Proverbs, Amish Wisdom, Faith, Family, Non Fiction, Revell Books, Writing

This essay is from Amish Peace: Simple Wisdom for a Complicated World. It was one of those conversations that has stayed close to my heart–a before and after moment. Just as relevant this week as it was eight years ago! Election Night 2008 You cannot change life—because God on high, controls this world with an all-seeing eye. He makes the …

“Kit Kat & Lucy” by Lonnie Hull DuPont (Revell)

Suzanne Books, Faith, Non Fiction, Revell Books, Simple Living, Uncategorized, Writing

[Last week’s winner of Johnnie Alexander’s book, When Love Arrives, is Mari. Send me an e-mail with your mailing address and I’ll get a book in the mail to you: suzanne @ Check back next week to see who wins a copy of Kit Kt & Lucy by Lonnie Hull DuPont.]   “We’ve lost our connection to the land. …


The Heart of the Amish: Faith & Forgiveness

Suzanne Amish, Books, Faith, Non Fiction

In celebration of The Heart of the Amish being released, I wanted to start conversations about forgiveness. Last week I asked you to share how forgiveness is woven into your faith. Thank you to everyone who submitted their thoughts on forgiveness! Here is the winning story from Judy: The Bible teaches us that when someone sins against us, we are to forgive …


The Heart of the Amish: Turn the Other Cheek

Suzanne Amish, Books, Faith, Non Fiction

If you’re just tuning in, I’m celebrating the release of The Heart of the Amish the whole month of May with a giveaway and facts about the Amish and forgiveness. Turn the Other Cheek Turning the other cheek means not returning insult for insult, which is what most people expect. Responding to hatred with love just might grab someone’s attention and …