A must read.

Never have I felt unable to describe to you a book. A book that needs an explanation but my heart is still a mess from reading it, not because the book isn’t worth describing far from it, but because the book, the story has torn my soul. Filled me with emotions and uplifted my heart so much.

Let me introduce you to Kisses from Katie.

Reading this book you will follow Katie’s journey from being a typical American teenager to becoming a mother of 14 at the tender age of 21.

It’s a story full of faith, love and commitment.

This young woman had a plan but God had one so much bigger. Thankfully Katie opened her heart and answered God’s call.

From a short mission break, to a ten month commitment to teach Kindergarten, to a lifetime commitment as a mother to fourteen children and dedication to a country which stole her heart.

Follow through the pages, the journey that Katie Davis takes from her only worries being the school dance to wondering how to feed over 1600 children.

While I don’t want to share the entire story with you as I really want you to go buy the book for yourself I do promise that you won’t be disappointed.

It’s a journey of inspiration, the story of motherhood and the call to love others as Jesus tells us to.

Katie offers, “People tell me I am brave. People tell me I am strong. People tell me good job. Well here is the truth of it. I am really not that brave, I am not really that strong, and I am not doing anything spectacular. I am just doing what God called me to do as a follower of Him. Feed His sheep, do unto the least of His people.”

While I understand Katie’s heart I do think she is both brave and strong.

This book has set my heart alight and I whole heartily recommend it.

To read more about Katie’s story please check out her blog Kisses from Katie and also the amazing charity she founded Amazmina Ministries.

****I have nothing to gain from recommending this book, I brought it myself but just felt I had to share it with you.

Enough

Some days I’ve just had enough.

I don’t want to pretend

I don’t want to smile

I don’t want to understand

I don’t want to care.

I want to switch off

Ignore right or reason

Escape

Run away

Hide

Today is one of these days.

I miss Livvy so much, her innocence used to just make me forget the stresses of the day.

Her cheeky giggle made me forget all my worries.

I miss her so much it physically hurts.

It doesn’t get easier.

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I Miss Kissing.

As I watch my daughter float around the house lost in the throes of young love. I cannot help but think back to when I first met her father, my hubby Alan. (Also when did my daughter get old enough to be in love, thats another blog post).

How my heart flipped when I first when I first saw him.

How the time apart felt like a lifetime.

I am lucky for the most part this still happens.

I still get that tingle when I see him,

I miss him like crazy when we are apart.

But after considering and wallowing in my memories I have come to the conclusion I really miss KISSING.

We do still kiss but I guess like most married couples, when you actually get time for a good old snog it tends to lead elsewhere.

I miss the times when that doesn’t happen.

Do you remember the hours you used to spend just kissing?

The hours spent on the back row of the cinema,

The cuddles and kisses on the sofa as you watched a video (no dvds then).

The innocence and promise of those sweet kisses!

I miss them.

 

I trust..

Ever since I stated that my one word for 2012 was going to be true, I have felt the enemy at my heels saying” prove it then”.

Conversations with strangers has tested my self belief so much. Is who I am, what I do good enough?

A comment ripping to my core of self confidence. Will I achieve my dreams?

The pain of grief tearing at my soul, challenging me, is this the life you prayed for?

I wear my word like armour across my heart, like a shield across my soul.

True.

God knows me inside and out, he formed me in my mothers womb. He created the person I am and the person I have yet to be.

So no matter when my self belief is running low.

I believe in God

When I have no self confidence

I have every confidence in God.

When life feels far from the life I dreamed of.

I trust in Gods plans.

True to my heart
True to my soul
True to my God.

Britmums 2012, Sponsorship needed.

Right then, it’s the time of year when I put my hand up and ask, “Would anyone like to sponsor me to attend the Parent Blogging event of the year    Brit Mums Live, on Friday June 22nd and Saturday June 23th 2012.”

BritMums Live! is a two-day blogger event that has grown out of BritMums, the UK’s largest parent blogger community, made up of more than 3,000 influential bloggers. 

 With over 500 delegates attending and with fantastic speakers like Sarah Brown, Ruby Wax It would be great opportunity for you to promote your brand.


    

For sponsorship to the above event I would be happy to offer

An Introductory blog post about your brand/product in my blog post about Brit Mums Live 2012.

The promotion of your website on my twitter and facebook page at regular intervals in the lead up to Brit Mums and afterwards when discussing Brit Mums and of course in my twitter updates at the conference. This means your post will be seen by my twitter follows, my facebook friends and of course the monthly 4000 visitors to my blog site.

An ad for your product/brand on my blog from now until six months after Brit Mums free of charge

Also in any other blog post I write mentioning Brit Mums will include that “I was sponsored by X” and link to your website.

I can wear any badges on the day of the conference promoting your brand.

Any reviews you would like to offer on my blog.

Of course I am also open to any discussion and any more suggestions.

Walking with Angels is a blog that wears its heart on its sleeve. What you read on the pages is heartfelt and completely honest. My readers have grown to realise that I am passionate and loyal and whatever I promote on my blog I have to believe it 100%.

Personally outside of my blog I have written for online magazines, charity websites and guest posted on other blogs. 

It is all this I will bring to promoting your product and your company.

If you would be interested in sponsoring me I would be happy to send the breakdown of the costs and discuss any further ideas to promote the brand.

Please contact me at Walkingwithangels@live.co.uk