"When the heart
speaks, the mind finds it indecent to object." -- Milan Kundera
1 Corinthians 2:9 --
has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared
for those who love him.
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Day's Keys: How can I protect myself and my family in these end times?
I'm so glad you stopped by. Wish we could sit down and visit
in front of a cozy fire, over steaming mulled cider. Hope you'll feel
free to put your feet up and relax.
Let me tell you a little
I was born into a Christian home, where my
parents loved Jesus, but Mother had very high expectations of herself
and us children. Appearance was everything. From all outward
appearances, we were a beautiful, happy family, but we children were
dying inside. Perfection was presented as something God demanded, and
scripture, taken out of context in my church, even supported that deadly
I think I was two or three years old, when I suddenly
realized Mother could not love me unless I became exactly the person she
demanded. So I did exactly that. My entire life revolved around pleasing
her, simply to be accepted and to receive love. I didn't realize it, but
I was living by those same rules. Perfection was the goal, and I could
never reach it, no matter how hard I tried.
As a small child, I
accepted Jesus as my Savior. I immediately felt loved, but somehow,
because of those unrealistic standards I lived by, I never felt accepted
It was after she died at age fifty-three, when I was
thirty-five, that I was shocked to realize I had no identity of my own.
I was simply a clone of my mother, and was terrified of becoming my own
person. Because my expectations were actually higher than God's, I
wasn't sure I could like the person I was apart from my mother's clone.
It wasn't until I had children of my own, and depression and a
breakdown forced the issue, that I came to realize my battles could only
be won by spiritual warfare. That we wrestle not against flesh and
As I steeped myself in scripture, God truly lifted me up,
like hind's feet on high places, and set me on the Rock, Christ Jesus.
Searching the Word, I found many wonderful scripture verses that witness
to my worth to God. Claiming those verses has allowed me to overcome
depression, self doubt, grief and suicidal tendencies. I have compiled
iptures, and would love to share them with you.
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At that point, I learned, to my surprise, that God
does not demand perfection, but a contrite heart and a teachable spirit.
He desires our love in response to his tender mercies, not the dread
fear of authority or fear of failure.
But God...I say that so
often these days...He carried me through a frightening emotional
breakdown and brought me through victorious. He has since made my feet
like hinds' feet on high places, secure in the love of Jesus.
has healed my scars, until they are like the beautiful skin of a baby,
and he has restored my mind, refreshing my spirit, and given me joy
unspeakable and full of glory.
I only started writing seriously
in March of 2001, after the Lord moved us to Missouri from Nebraska,
after my husband retired. My novels are all Christian romantic suspense
and women's fiction, with my heroines enduring incredible struggles and
finding, in the end, that God is ultimately faithful. I often
incorporate humor and pathos, knowing each struggle could be yours or
mine. Each book is so filled with edge-of your-seat action, that you
won't be able to put it down.
NOTE: I have recently put out my
shingle as a professional editor. I do everything from simple
proofreading, correcting punctuation, usage, grammar and spelling, to
complete creative rewrites. Let me help you make your manusrcipt sing!
The vital message I want to impart in my speaking and
books is this: No matter where you or I have come from or what we have
done, and no matter how difficult our struggles, we are loved with an
unconditional love, forgiven by a wonderful God who can turn our ashes
to gold. He promises to never leave us, and gives us a reason to walk
The scripture says he has a future and a hope for us if we
draw near to him. In fact, he runs to the aid of his beloved when we
call. Isn't that an incredible thought?
I hope you'll feel free
to browse here and be encouraged. I have many free minibooks available,
offered in the hope that you will be encouraged in your Christian walk.
Several are also targeted to beginning writers.
If you have
prayer needs, feel free to share them with me via email, at Nancy
Williams, as my greatest joy is in joining hearts with others in prayer,
for we have a God who is sensitive to our needs, and loves to hear from
his kids. And it helps so much when someone can be 'Jesus with skin on,'
when we're struggling.
I pray that the Lord will bless you, and
minister to every need, as you endeavor to walk worthy of the high
calling of God.
Love you a zillion hugs' worth,
P.S. Please note: I have reduced the price of my books to $12. each.
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