Great Writers & Encouragers

Jul 17, 2012 | Faith

Several weeks ago, my friend Tracy at My Daily Walk in His Grace gave me the Versatile Blogger Award.  I want to thank Tracy for this honor, and I would like for you to visit her encouraging blog and share in her truths of God’s word.  I would also like to share this encouragement by extending this award to a few blogs that are my favorite – please visit them!  You will be glad you did.

Please visit;

Cindy at She Sparkles – I recently met Cindy at a conference, and she is a true woman of God!

JJ at The Landii – JJ is a talented writer, a classmate I’ve reconnected with, and an authentic woman!

Lee at To Be Like A Butterfly – she is a dear friend from high school, just started blogging, and is a woman of freedom!

Amelia at Amelia Rhodes – I also just met Amelia, and she has a beautiful, humble heart.  

Denise at Refine Me – she has biblical encouragement every time you visit her site.

Kim at Approaching the Vintage Years – a good friend full of wisdom and humor, and love for God.

Janette at Janette’s Sage – Janette is a woman living life authentically with all of her readers!

Lorraine at The Multidimensional Life – a creative, talented woman bringing joy and creativity to life!

Lidia at Crown of Glory – my spiritual mentor and woman who truly loves the Lord!

Joan at Beauty in His Grip – a real encourager and good biblical insights.

The Unternahrers at The Best of Times, the Worst of Times – dear friends sharing their journey on the mission field in the Dominican Republic.

Jessica at God is Love – another friend whose passion is the mission field in Peru.

Dakota at A Look at Life from the Deer Stand – a man of God sharing his passion of God and nature.

Amanda at Raspberry Beige – a creative friend who has a bright spot in blogging world.

There are many great blogs out there, these are just a few I’d love to highlight today, because they have blessed me!

In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now…”  Philippians 1:4

PS…so I went to a conference the other week and they encouraged writers to have a separate Facebook page.  So if you are a consistent reader of Life Beyond the Picket Fence, would you visit the ministry’s  facebook page for Life Beyond the Picket Fence.  Thank You!


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  1. Brenda Lazzaro Yoder,

    Your words are like gold to me, dear, sweet sister. If I were Paul, I'd being saying I write those words in bold writing with my own hand. Thank YOU!

  2. Crown of Beauty

    Brenda,There is no greater honor for me than the one I receive from someone I also greatly admire and look up to, someone who walks her talks in a passionate and consistent way. Reading your blog posts is always a treat for me, it feels like walking with you through the woods on a pleasant spring morning. To God alone belongs the glory, he is the writer of our life stories!LoveLidia

  3. Brenda Lazzaro Yoder,

    Janette, you are more than welcome! I love reading your life and things you share!

  4. Janette@Janette's Sage

    Oh congratulations!! Thanks also, how sweet of you and what a total compliment..thanks!Now I need to go visit some of those…many I already know.Well keep sharing what you are learning…I am all ears!

  5. Brenda Lazzaro Yoder,

    Thank you so much for your gracious words Lorraine! Thank YOU so much for the encouraging words and beautiful womanhood you emulate. Have a great week!

  6. A multi-dimensional life

    Brenda, you are the sweetest. Thank you for your constant encouragement and grace! I appreciate this cute award. Your blog(s) deserved this and I'm so glad Tracy gave it to you…thanks for passing on the love. Of course, I'll go to your f.b. page and look forward to more fun conversations with you! You remain in my prayers…God bless you! Hope you are staying cool and I'm excited to hear that the DQ has the OJ! 😉 slurp!!!

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