An Encouraging Word – Diane Ronzino

Week five is here, and today our featured faith blogger is Diane Ronzino.  Diane maintains two blogs.  The first, An Encouraging Word presents posts which help to challenge and lead us in our faith.  Diane ends each post with the tagline, “Because of Him and Unto Him”.  A great motto for all Christian faith bloggers.  Her second blog, Deep Calls Unto Deep, presents words of meditation and devotion as individual “Life Lessons”.  Also a great source of encouragement and wisdom.

Diane’s Bio:

Inspirational, creative non-fiction writer. encourager. teacher. minister of God’s Word. vessel of honor unto my God. prayer warrior for the nations and persecuted. worshiper. servant to the servants of the Lord. nurturer of missionaries. small group facilitator. champion for the underdog. cheerleader for those who try. certified in practical nutrition. wife and mother of three adult children and two dogs. Holy Bible, nature, bird, animal, music, and quote lover.

Current Post by Diane @ An Encouraging Word:

The LORD chose to rendezvous with three Hebrew boys – inside a hellish-hot, lit furnace!

We think of a great big God sitting on His Throne watching the world crises. Sometimes we forget that He is an intimate, caring God Who is alongside us no matter what our life circumstances are, just as He was with Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego.

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Current Post by Diane @ Deep Calls Unto Deep:

Do you journal?  Do you love to write out what you experience as you sit in the Presence of the LORD or what you learn from His Word as you read it?

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Thanks again for allowing us to feature you Diane.  And thanks to all the mobbers who will take some time to visit you today.  God bless you in your work.

Once A Little Girl – Adela Crandell

Adela Crandell is our fourth mobbee (wow up to number four already!), and she writes two blogs, Once a Little Girl, and The Black Tortoise.  As I spent some time reading each of her blogs the one word that kept coming to mind was “wisdom”.  Make sure you create some space in your day today to head over and read some of her thoughts.

Adela’s Bio:

Adela comes from a family of storytellers. Being a little more introverted, Adela puts pen to paper.  Here are some places you will find her writing: Blogging at The Black Tortoise:  “Wisdom Born with Age” and  Once A Little Girl “Be Like a Child”

Syndicated feature articles on (2011 Voice of the Year Honoree), “Grown,” thoughts on losing a father.

Published memoir, “Ride Like the Wind,” article PKA Advocate, Published feature articles in The TribLocal (a section of The Chicago Tribune), Published short story, “The Fable of LItttle Surrti” in Mosaic (an anthology), Published poetry “Desert Wisdom”  in A Book of Reflections

Work in progress:  A Land of Milk and Honey,

In addition to creative writing, Adela has been in a leadership role in Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance for pharmaceutical companies for the past 30 years. She lives among the trees and wildlife of Illinois with her husband George, and within driving distance are her four children, her twelve grandchildren, and the exciting city of Chicago.  Add her vegetable and water garden in the backyard and Adela has it all.

Current Post by Adela:

Grown and Ready

I had three important milestones of faith when I was growing up:  Baptism, First Holy Communion, and Confirmation.  For Baptism, I was just a baby, so I had no conscious decision.  First Holy Communion came at the same time as Penance; that was a big deal for a first grader with six years of sinning behind her.  Next came Confirmation.  After Confirmation, I was a warrior for Christ….

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Thanks for being a mobbee Adela, and thanks to all of you who plan to visit her today for being great mobbers!