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The Latest from Darla
I am currently working on several ghostwriting and freelance projects for clients on topics ranging from a kindergarten curriculum to helping the survivor of an abusive childhood tell their story in an effort to help others. I am also privileged to be able to share real-life stories of faithful Christians with on a website for young people each week, as well as my ongoing work creating weekly Bible study lessons.
As if all that wasn't enough, I am putting the finishing touches on my next book, "Faith is Like Chocolate". This devotional book weaves a common thread of spiritual growth and Godliness in and around chocolate, cheese pizza, the movie, "A Christmas Story", "The True Story of the Three Little Pigs (book), and several other things. I know...who'd a thunk it, right? So be watching for more on that in early 2018!
If you know or follow me, you know that 20% of all book sales from each of my books goes to a ministry or cause. This means when you purchase one of my books, you will be helping the following ministries and organizations:
I am INCREDIBLY excited to announce that I have partnered with Dogwood Ranch by donating 20% of the sales of "Through the Eyes of a Shepherd" to this much-needed ministry. DOGWOOD RANCH is as community-style foster home which provides a permanent place for kids to call home. Their HEALING REINS ministry offers equine therapy to the children living there, as well as other children in need of emotional healing and encouragement.
Proceeds from the sale of "All my love, George...Letters from a WWII hero" are donated to the LODGE OF HOPE in Southwest MO (Lamar, MO). LODGE OF HOPE provides free hunting and fishing events to wounded veterans. They lodge also sponsors family retreats and times of R&R for wounded veterans and their loved ones.
For the next several months 20% of the sales from "Love, Momma D" will be donated to the Sanders family to help with care and ongoing needs of caring for their one year-old son, Logan, who has SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy)--a genetic disease that is progressively and systematically robbing Logan of any and all voluntary muscular movement; including the muscles needed to move their arms and legs, hold their head up, swallow, and even breathe.
April 20th and 21st: Dogwood Festival, Camdenton, MO
April 28th Dogwood Ranch Fundraiser
May 5th: Truman Day Celebration, Lamar, MO
September 8th: JC Cole County Extension Craft Show, Jefferson City, MO
September 22nd: Junkapalooza, Aurora, MO
October 5th-7th: Ozark Craft Show, Ozark, MO
November 3rd: Rolla PTO Craft Show, Rolla, MO
NOTE: For more information on my books, follow the links below and/or visit the 'Books by Darla' page of this website.
"Through the Eyes of a Shepherd" is a devotional book reminding us of the blessings that come from being God's sheep. You will discover that when we are trusting and obedient as sheep are--willing to be led instead of doing things our way, life is good and just as it should be.
Link to book: www.amazon.com/Through-Eyes-Shepherd-Darla-Noble/dp/197966479X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1512493487&sr=8-1&keywords=through+the+eyes+of+a+shepherd
"All my love, George...Letters from a WWll Hero" takes you back to a time when selflessness and sacrifice were second-nature to hundreds of thousands of men and their families. Through George's letters and the thoughts and memories of his younger brother, you will be reminded of the respect and gratitude we owe those who paid for our freedom with their lives.
Link to book: http://www.amazon.com/All-My-Love-George-Letters/dp/1619276704/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1455635675&sr=8-3&keywords=all+my+love+George
"Love, Momma D" is a collection of Momma D's parenting tips and advice based on my own experience as a mom and nanna to the most amazing and wonderful children I know. More than anything else, Momma D wants you to know that parenting your children with unconditional love is the ultimate form of parenting and what every child deserves.
Link to book: www.amazon.com/Love-Momma-Helping-Parents-Parenting/dp/1632133288/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1484359229&sr=8-1&keywords=love+momma+d
* My parenting blog, Because Momma D Says (www.mommadsays.blogspot.com) gets to the heart of parenting from the heart and is also a weekly column in the Rolla Daily News and the Waynesville, MO weekly paper.