Hi! I’m Deryn
Deryn is a writer, artist, and lover of nature and travel. Born in the previously named Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) from 1820 Settler pioneering stock, she has traveled the world, moving to South Africa and the United Kingdom. She retired from her career as an exploration cartographer and housing manager and now lives in the United States of America. Her rich adventures have enabled her to write about transforming life’s experiences, building resiliency, and combining her Art and love of beauty with these. This enables her to mentor and inspire others who are struggling with the complexities of life.
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Faithfully every year, she would give her Christmas message and share her faith in God, hope, and encouragement for the future, a silver thread that hung every year of her reign like a jewel on her crown, keeping the continuity of her Kingdom. We will miss that.
It is the same with our stories of faith. When God has acted in a family and helped someone, those stories strengthen the family’s faith. We may read stories in the Bible, but it is much easier to believe when we hear of other people’s faith in our own culture and that it is still possible for God to act in our own family.
We need to have the compassionate heart of Jesus when dealing with people whose lives are shattered by addictions. Practical care, prayer and a listening ear, without judgement or criticism will go a long way to support parents, even when nothing seems to be happening with the addict.
HOW DO YOU CREATE THE BIGGEST POSSIBLE REACH FOR YOUR MESSAGE, BOOK, OR CAUSE? BECKY ROBINSON TELLS ME HOW? Becky, thank you for agreeing to talk to me for my blog, Crossing my Bridges. I know you have just released your book. “Reach, Create the biggest possible...
God seems to show me more and more from the story. I’m blessed with the understanding that even if there is loss, God can cause rejoicing. For me, one of the incredible comforts have been that Shirley’s struggles and pain are gone, her unhappiness a thing of the past, and that I have not had to help her do Covid!
Help people transition into their new place of abode and feel at home while retaining their identity, not only as human beings but also made in God’s image and worthy of love and acceptance.