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- Rosie Boom

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CALEB Prize Finalist

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I was excited to find out this week that my book My Heart Overflows has been named one the three finalists in the Australasian CALEB Prize for published non-fiction. The winner will be announced in Adelaide in October at the Omega Writers Conference.

 

 

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Lexus Song Quest

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Last weekend we had the thrill of hearing Eliza compete as one of the five finalists in the prestigious Lexus Song Quest at the Auckland Town Hall. She sang one song with Terence Dennis on the piano and then two arias with the NZ Symphony Orchestra. Beautiful!

We were thrilled to hear her announced as the runner-up, and the winner of the Dame Malvina Major scholarship prize of $20,000… read more | 5 Comments


The Barn Chronicles Quilt

Barn Chronicles Quilt

 

 

 

Yesterday Samuel helped me finally hang the Barn Chronicles quilt the kids and I started making nine years ago!! For those of you who have read the books check out the barn, the homestead, Black Rabbit Island, Peony, Pharaoh, Blossom. …


Shoeless Update

Katie Shoeless

Today my darling Katie posted on her Facebook page (link below) about the hard decision she has made concerning Shoeless, the charity she began some six years ago.


As a wee child she was was always compassionate, and had the gift of seeing people’s hearts. When she was four my sister in law took her to visit her mother who had recently lost her husband and had read more


Wonderful News – Love is in the air

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We are so excited! Our first born son Josiah and his girlfriend Sarah are engaged!! We’re so thrilled to welcome Sarah into our family. She is beautiful inside and out. God is good!

Here’s a copy of Joe’s post announcing their engagement. :)
“I’m so excited and

Psalm 143 – A Daily Prayer

Hi, I’m Rosie Boom. My grandfather had this quote written in the back of his Bible: There is no better use of the word of God than to turn it into prayers.

Psalm 143 makes a great daily prayer. It wells up from the psalmist’s heart in a time of distress and desperation..

Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in… read more | 1 Comment


He Gathers the Lambs in His Arms

Hi, I’m Rosie Boom. In Isaiah 40, we read of the Sovereign Lord who comes with power, and rules with a mighty arm. The verse then goes on to say, “He tends his flock like a shepherd; he gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart; he gently leads those that have young.”

What beautiful words! With barely a breath in between… read more