Author Archives: Jill English Johnston

About Jill English Johnston

God writes His story on every heart, if we only pause to read it. My heart has lived in a fantasy world since early childhood and am delighted that God has finally brought me to the place where I can bring the fantasies to life through story. I am currently working on a fantasy trilogy (of course) but I also post thoughts, reflections and (hopefully) inspiration to my website: I am a follower of the Rabbi Jesus, married to my best friend and inspiration, and the mother of three incredible children, one daughter and two sons, a son-in-love, a daughter-in-love and two adorable granddaughters. When not writing, I passionately pursue prayer, reading (never enough time to read them all!), and the outdoors. My husband and I both served in the US Navy and have lived/travelled through many states and all over Asia. We both still enjoy travelling, but we really love our home in New Braunfels, located at the Texas Hill Country.

Sacred Pathways by Gary Thomas

In my journey of following Jesus, I have met many who have been fairly certain their way of worshipping and praying is the right “way” to worship or pray and that other ways are wrong.   I have also met … Continue reading

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Re: Refresh

Hugs. Smiles. Gentle rain. Great books. Cool breezes. Silver moons. Soft blankets. Jingling bells. Shared meals. Crackling fire. Quiet sunrises. Autumn leaves. Baby’s laughter. Playful puppies. Sand in the toes. Bubbling creeks. Crimson sunsets. Sparrows singing. Fresh baked bread. Snow … Continue reading

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Prayer: Does it Make Any Difference? by Philip Yancey

Yancey’s book, Prayer: Does it Make any Difference, is a game changer for me. I love this book and it’s one of the ones I recommend to others. Prayer can be so challenging. What is it? Does it work? Does … Continue reading

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Re: Remember

The last couple of years have been bittersweet as I watched my parent’s health decline and sat vigil with my sister as they passed from this world to the one to come. First my mom, in May of 2017, then … Continue reading

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Power Through Prayer by E M Bounds

It amazes me to think, and I had to constantly remind myself as I read, that this book was written at the end of the 19th century, over 100 years ago. Even then, EM Bounds, in Power Through Prayer, cried … Continue reading

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