Author Archives: Nancy Beach

About Nancy Beach

My favorite place in the world is anywhere quiet with a book and sunshine. Learning is a never-ending pursuit of mine and as a natural extension of that is my love for teaching. Nothing delights me more than to see the gleam in someone's eye as they understand something that they just minutes before didn't understand. I am delighted and blessed that I have the privilege of homeschooling my two children. I also enjoy leading Bible Studies and am always seeking ways to encourage others and share Christ's love with them. My life is changed forever because of Him and I just want everyone else to have the same joy, peace and happiness I've found. To God be the glory!

How do you rate?

I’ve been pondering the star system for rating books that is popular with sites like Amazon and Goodreads.  I often have an initial response to a book, but over time – I find my rating changes.  For example, I read … Continue reading

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Going Crazy

We started a Christmas family tradition when the kids were bitty babies.  One day between Thanksgiving and Christmas we would tuck them snugly in bed and sneak out to the kitchen to pop popcorn and make hot chocolate.  With anticipation … Continue reading

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Thankful for Today

Peaking out the upstairs window that misty morning The vice around my heart tightened as I watched him walk away His gait like yesterday and the yesterday before But looks can be oh-so deceiving I snap a picture of him with … Continue reading

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The Empty Page

The empty page stares back at me I tighten my hold on the words that threaten to escape For a trickle let out Would burst the flood gate The flames uncontrolled Licking any which way Causing dimay to kith and kin A risk I … Continue reading

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My Beloved

After almost a quarter of a century The golden thread of you Weaves its joy through my life Your love has been constant Unendingly selfless Faithful and true Promising for better or for worse The depth of joys and sorrows life would … Continue reading

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Let Me Fly

They’ve clipped my wings It’s for my good, they say Fury bubbles up from deep within Threatening to burn all within its path I can’t breath I can’t move These chains are so heavy I’m so weary from fighting them It’s … Continue reading

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Stay Mr. Sandman

  breath slows body relaxes noises cease sweet, beautiful sleep overtakes   Consciousness creeps in My body screams – Just one more minute Powerless to stop the engines Shifting, shifting, constantly shifting Full speed ahead  

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Welcome Friend

Pushed down Squashed Almost forgotten   I found her one summer afternoon Timidly peering out through the cobwebs of my soul   Even after all these months, she only speaks in complete stillness. Silencing Sybil is a feat worthy of … Continue reading

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How’s the writing going?

I’m so glad you asked!  I have so much to tell you.  On November 1st an email arrived in my box from Nanowrimo.  I was first introduced to Nanowrimo in July when I joined Campnanowrimo.  The goal in July was to … Continue reading

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A Space to Write

I’m generally a neat, organized, fit it in the box kind of girl.  The process of writing, I’m finding is not any of those things.  When I decided I wanted become more serious about writing, I dutifully put a task on my … Continue reading

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