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Suzanne Elizabeth Anderson writes religious/inspirational fiction and non-fiction. She also writes Walking Our Faith, a weekly newspaper column about faith, for the Summit Daily News in Colorado. Suzanne was born in Fort Lauderdale, attended the University of Michigan on an athletic scholarship for swimming, and then worked on Wall Street. She left the bright lights of the big city twenty years ago and traveled the world. Suzanne now lives in Breckenridge, Colorado, with three very large Newfoundland dogs.

“Well, you’ve certainly been a great help to a helpless man! You came to the rescue just in the nick of time! What wonderful advice you’ve given to a mixed-up man! What amazing insights you’ve provided! Where in the world […]

Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. ~Hebrews 10:23   I was unpacking the last of the boxes that were in storage in Florida when I came across one that was filled […]

Even now, says the Lord, return to me with your whole heart, with fasting, and weeping, and mourning; Rend your hearts, not your garments, and return to the Lord, your God. For gracious and merciful is he, slow to anger, […]

The Lord said [to Elijah], “Go out and stand on the mountain in the presence of the Lord, for the Lord is about to pass by.” Then a great and powerful wind tore the mountains apart and shattered the rocks […]

Submit to God and be at peace with Him; in this way prosperity will come to you.   Today’s verses speak to me because this firm faith is something I am struggling with at the moment. Like Job, I am […]

This, then, is how you should pray: “Our Father in heaven, 
hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, 
your will be done, 
on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, […]

During a difficult time, how often do we lose our faith in God? How often do we doubt Him? Perhaps the most difficult problem in our walk with God is to trust that He has our best interests in mind […]

How often do we hold onto guilt for our sins long after everyone else has moved on? Instead of learning from our mistakes and moving forward, why do we wallow in our despair? I know that this is a terrific […]

I read somewhere that God will keep bringing you back to a lesson until you master it. For me, the issue has always been trust. If I can’t do it myself, I worry that it will not get done. I […]

    It’s monsoon season, which means daily afternoon and evening rain showers. But the other morning we woke to discover the overnight rains had left a dusting of snow on the higher mountain peaks, a reminder that no matter […]