Tuesday, May 13, 2008

MommyFest Book GiveAway


Today at Christian Fiction I'm giving away a great book with a strong mother protagonists:

A Mending at the Edge (Change and Cherish Historical Series #3)

Based on the life of German-American Emma Wagner-Giesy, the only woman sent to the Oregon Territory in the 1850s to help found a communal society, award winning author, Jane Kirkpatrick shows how landscape, relationships, spirituality and artistry poignantly reflect a woman's desire to weave a unique and meaningful legacy from the threads of and ordinary life. While set in the historical past, it's a story for our own time answering the question: Can threads of an isolated life weave a legacy of purpose in community?

An excerpt...

Women bore the brunt, no matter how dangerous it might have been to remain married to some brute. Women were left to fend for themselves and their children, to pay for the rest of their days for the poor choices they once made. Women suffered they stayed married, chose to live with the disgrace of divorce, or dangled dangerously in between.


You will enjoy this book!

So how do you win a copy?

Share a moment when you felt empowered about your Maternity in three sentences or less.

14 comments:

Rose McCauley said...

I loved being pregnant and feeling the baby move inside me, and know that God was using me as part of His on-going plan. crmcc at setel dot com

Rebecca Ramsey said...

Just wanted to say hi! It's nice to meet another writer!

Dee S. said...

Rose, that was beautiful. I remember pregnancy. I felt that way around the six month, but prayed for a new perspective in the second trimester. :)

Dee S. said...

Hey, Rebecca. Another mom writer? Yippee!!!!!!!!!

LaTara said...

I was empowered by my maternity when I felt my babies kick. That is so amazing to know that God has given me the ability to birth a part of His nation.

Alyssa said...

I am a proud preggy momma right now!! Oh and a fellow writer. Nice to "meet" you DEE! I am participating in Mommyfest too.

Dee S. said...

You all have made it hard for me to find a winner. I'll make my announcement on Thursday. Thanks for participating. :)

HEALTH NUT WANNABEE MOM said...

Looks like a great read! I am always looking for something new to reas as I just love reading. Great blog!

Bing said...

Hi there...nice to meet you here in Mommyfest. Have a great day.

Sara said...

wow. it sounds like an amazing book.

Knowing that this higher power is allowing me to create a life within me is a very amazing thing. Hearing my baby boys heartbeat empowers me to be a better person for both him and myself.

Melissa~ said...

Just stopping in from Mommyfest. Nice to "meet" you!

♥Melissa~
Pink Paper Peppermints

Karrine said...

Thank you for sharing your blog :)
I am really enjoying this blog fest !
Stop By the Almost Always Organized Mom's blog (Organizedfamilies.com) and win some free advertising and a free featured listing on Herblogdirectory.com
Karrine

Karrine said...

Thank you for sharing your blog :)
I am really enjoying this blog fest !
Stop By the Almost Always Organized Mom's blog (Organizedfamilies.com) and win some free advertising and a free featured listing on Herblogdirectory.com
Karrine

Beckie said...

I felt empowered when I finally felt strong enough to stand up to my OB and say no to procedures I didn't want!

PARTY ON!!

Nice to meet you, just bopping by from the Mommyfest Blog Party!

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