Walking the Dog

“I always carry my leash outside, so my human doesn’t get lost” –Fido Have you ever wondered where you’d end up if you took your dog for a walk and never once pulled back on the leash? Who hasn’t had to shorten their dog’s lead to keep from walking in unintended and...

Love Letters

 “To send a letter is a good way to go somewhere, without moving anything but your heart.” — Phyllis Grissim-Theroux I can still hear the rumble of the mailman’s car and the screech of its breaks as it pulls in front of our house, the scrape of the mailbox’s rusty...

The Long Road Home

“Your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, “This is the way, walk in it…”  —Isaiah 30:21, NIV The way is long, seldom straight, and shortcuts beckon, but . . . Stay the course. Your destination is worth it! ◊◊◊◊◊  ...

The Red Stool 3 – When I Am Old

"When I am old, I will wear purple." —Jenny Joseph ◊◊◊◊◊ SPRING ... a lovely reminder of how beautiful change can be.  

It’s Kindle Release Day for Emma’s Quest

TODAY IS KINDLE RELEASE DAY!!! If you pre-ordered Emma's Quest on Kindle, it will be auto-delivered to your Kindle device today. READ. IT. NOW. April 5, 2022 for $2.99 or FREE with Kindle Unlimited.  This time, Emma will follow her heart. She’ll cling tighter, cry...

Emma’s Quest Launch Day Giveaway!

TODAY IS THE DAY!  We are moments away from the birth of Emma's Quest. At some point today the print version of my sequel to For the Love of Emma will go live on Amazon! The Kindle version releases, April 5th. WATCH FOR BOTH! [video width="1280" height="720"...

Simply as I see it

Walk the Walk

Walk the Walk

 “And Enoch walked with God …”  —Genesis 5:24  In the late sixties, my husband, then-boyfriend, was sent to Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, for six-and-a-half weeks of basic training. One of the first on-base civilians he came in contact with—close...

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Star Search

Star Search

 “When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.” ―Matthew 2:9-10, KJV It was dark. Nothing along the road looked familiar. No road signs. No recognizable landmarks. No cars, even. Marshy coastal roads can be desolate at night―even a little...

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Happy Birthday, Emma!

Happy Birthday, Emma!

Today…EMMA is ONE, and I am ONE — ONE. Year. Older! Dual birthdays, and I'm giving gifts to celebrate YOU — my readers — who've made Emma's year a huge success. Thank you! Check out my Starr Ayers Facebook Profile and look for 3 future posts. One sometime Today, one...

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Living with Thanksgiving

Living with Thanksgiving

“Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.”  — James 1:17 ◊  ◊ One of my aunts never married. Having no children of her own, she was incredibly...

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Season Tickets

Season Tickets

Late. Late again. I hate being late. Shrugging my shoulders, I looped my arm through the arm of the usher at the door and winced as if to say I’m sorry. “No problem,” he said as he led me into the crowded room, my husband close on our heels. We walked the long aisle....

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Double Selah Awards Finalist

Double Selah Awards Finalist

UPDATE:  For the Love of Emma  was awarded THIRD Place in Historical Romance Fiction and SECOND Place in First Novel at the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference on June 2, 2021. 🌹 🌹 🌹 🌹 🌹  I’m beyond excited to learn that For the Love of Emma is a 2021...

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Pat Nichols

Pat Nichols

Award-winning Georgia author, Pat Nichols, was born in Champaign, Illinois, and grew up in Orlando, Florida. A writer of Women’s Contemporary Southern fiction, the first rung on the ladder toward her literary success was to serve as editor of her high-school...

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Step Back in Time

Step Back in Time

This is your invitation to step back in time with scenes inspired by my debut novel 🌹 For the Love of Emma 🌹 Grab a cup of coffee or tea and join me for this 2-minute video journey into Emma's world. https://youtu.be/RscGV9YuDLA When Caroline Myers discovers a box of...

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A Sentimental Journey into Emma’s World

A Sentimental Journey into Emma’s World

We've experienced over a year of social isolation brought on by the Covid pandemic. Our future plans were put on hold, and the “good ole days” became more and more appealing. Watching vintage movies, losing ourselves in a historical novel, spending our days antiquing,...

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It’s Emma’s Birthday!

It’s Emma’s Birthday!

🌹For the Love of Emma 🌹 is ONE MONTH OLD today. Here's what readers are saying . . . Thank you for giving your readers such joy. –Jean I'm not a night-owl, but I stayed up late many nights reading this faith-based page turner. –Rexanne Starr has created something...

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