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: tabletsofhumanhearts.wordpress.com 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, with one son-in-love. 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 Schertz, located at the crossroads of Texas, just northeast of San Antonio.

First Verse, a journey through the Psalms: Psalm 70

Save me, O God!     Lord, help me now! Psalm 70:1 (GNT) The cry of our heart. Sometimes, we find ourselves on the bottom looking up.  We long to be free. Free from whatever holds us down. Free from the shackles … Continue reading

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First Verse, a journey through the Psalms: Psalm 68

Arise, O God, and scatter all your enemies! Chase them away! Psalm 68:1 (TLB) Arise O God. May that be our headline, rather than the headlines that horrify us lately: Gunman opens fire… Mass shooting… Terror strikes… It seems like one … Continue reading

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Another Response

“The angel of Adonai appeared… and said, “You valiant hero! The Lord is with you!” Judges 6:12 CJB Gideon was an obscure nobody living in a time of oppression, suffering and evil, his homeland occupied by an enemy. Life was … Continue reading

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Building Oak Haven – road trip!

Wow. Two months since my last post. And it has flown by. Our oldest son, Daniel, and his dog arrived for a visit at the end of August. He was transitioning out of the military and spent a few weeks … Continue reading

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Building Oak Haven – life

Life has slowly picked back up again. Not that it wasn’t going on before, but more so the daily-ness of life.  We’re back to some of our routines and making time for the things we enjoy.  That means we’re still … Continue reading

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