When I started writing The Beloved, I didn’t view it as a love story. There was so much struggle, such heartbreak. But as God shaped the story, it became more and more clear that it’s a love story on many different levels. CLICK HERE to [...]...read more.
The Lord had said to Abram, “Leave your native country, your relatives, and your father’s family, and go to the land that I will show you. I will make you into a great nation. I will bless you and make you famous, and you will be a blessing to others. I will bless those who bless you [...]...read more.
I wrote my first story by the age of seven. It was about a girl named Katie who loved horses. I didn’t love the story, but I loved creating a new world. I loved bringing life to characters and watching them take on a life of their own. For years when people asked what my [...]...read more.
My heart sank when my co-worker told me she was diagnosed with breast cancer. “Since you were so close to Tammy, I wanted to call. I’d like to hear her story.” I never mind sharing my bestie’s story as it’s one filled with bravery and faith, but I would have preferred it to be under [...]...read more.
It’s bound to be a stellar day when a teenage store clerk accuses you of stealing. Her exact words? “I can’t remove the security tag from the item unless you have a receipt. You could’ve come in and stolen it.” These were the incorrect words to say to me four days before Christmas when the [...]...read more.
My bags were packed by December 3 to fly to Texas the following morning. For months I’d been planning my trip. The week was bound to be filled with laughter and joy as I was spending time with some of my favorite people. After a stressful month filled with increasing pain and talk of cancer, [...]...read more.
“Oh no,” the ENT doctor said when he saw the lump on my neck. “That’s not good,” came once he felt it. “We need to get a sample today.” He turned to his computer and began to type. For six weeks this lump has been growing. I went to my primary doctor the week after [...]...read more.
Life isn’t easy. Sometimes it feels downright impossible. I’ve learned this over the past two years. While I hoped the hardships were over, some days I feel they have just started. If you feel this way, or if you just want to know the promises in God’s Word that apply to tough situations, join me [...]...read more.
One of the things I love about Writer’s Conferences is meeting fellow writers. I had the pleasure of meeting Margaret a few years ago. She is truly a prayer warrior and a woman with a heart for God. We stay connected during the year on social media and then have the pleasure of connecting face-to-face [...]...read more.
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My father went in for what they said would be routine neck surgery on June 28. Doctors said this surgery would be an easier recovery than the shoulder surgery he was scheduled for and might stop the pain he was having. If not, he would have shoulder surgery next. Complications from the surgery kept him [...]...read more.
Book: Waiting for God Author: Xochitl Dixon Genre: Non-Fiction, Devotional Release Date: August 7, 2019 Inhale God’s Word. Exhale in prayer. Rest in God’s love. If your heart is weary and longing for answers—for healing, for provision, for miracles—Waiting for God renews your hope with strong biblical truth and encouraging Scripture-based prayer. Conquer your fears and frustrations as you inhale God’s Word, exhale in prayer, [...]...read more.
Monday July 8, 2019 – Friday August 9, 2019 Map and Directions | Register Description: Danny Morton is a typical teen. He sits in church every week with his family. He’d rather not go to most of his high school classes. Danny strives to achieve the sports goals his father has made for him. He [...]...read more.
Would you love a little spending money this summer along with good books to read? Sign up for my NEW monthly newsletter and you could be one of three to win an ebook of my newest book, The Deceived, published with CelebrateLit. Or you could be the grand prize winner and receive a $15 Amazon card [...]...read more.
Click on the link below to watch my video on why my latest YA novel,The Deceived, is an important read for teens AND adults. Three Reasons Why Adults and Teens Should Read The Deceived...read more.
About the Book Book: Storm Proof Author: Carol McLeod Genre: Religion/Christian life/Woman’s issues Release Date: March 5, 2019 Go “storm chasing” through the pages of the greatest Book ever written! What storm has blown into your circumstances? Are you—or someone you love—suffering from the trauma of plans that have been washed away, relationships that have been [...]...read more.
It was a year ago today I had my last conversation with my bestie. I came to see her at home like I tried to do almost every day and found her upstairs in her hospital bed. “I don’t have the strength to get up anymore,” she said with tears in her eyes. I just sat beside [...]...read more.
I am very excited to announce that my new book, The Deceived, will be on a Blog Tour from February 25th through March 10. Every day it will be reviewed on a different blog. My publisher and I are also giving away several prizes, so you will want to jump on some of the blogs [...]...read more.
Guess what arrived?!? To order directly from me, go to http://kellyharrel.com/pr…/the-deceived/. If you are local to Temecula or San Diego, choose local delivery to save on shipping. You can also order the paperback or the e-book on Amazon at this link https://goo.gl/ECmH88 Click here to see me unveil my first shipment of The Deceived!...read more.
I remember the night I created Danny Morton. I needed a strong Christian role model who Tyler Stevens, one of the main characters in The Lauren Drake series, could become friends with. Tyler was in the early stages of his faith, still worldly in his thinking. It was evident the only Christian he’d befriend was [...]...read more.