Karen Lee Kelly

Author's Blog

New Year, New Spending Plan

Like many of you, at the start of a New Year, I try to take a fresh look at the way that money flows in and out of my hands. Taking a conscious look at it might help me make better choices with things like the food I buy and eat. I reached out to my friend Tina Curtis...

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Our Angel Pet Stories

Last week we highlighted the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi and the blessing of our pets. We asked for anyone to tell the story of their pet. Here are two of the responses we got:   Tess & Mitsie I have a pet story that definitely makes me wonder if she is a...

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Is Forgiving Others a Gift to Ourselves?

Last month we talked about what could be holding us back. Well, it could be lots of things. It’s probably stuff that we don’t even realize. Much of it could have occurred in our childhoods, and we were unable to release it. It’s still rattling around and blocking us....

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What’s Holding us Back?

Have you heard this quote before? ... “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented,...

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Defining Patriotism for Yourself

Yes, I write children’s books, but I just wouldn’t be who I am without the component of my patriotism. In fact my upcoming book “Snow Angels” is narrated by two guinea pigs named Alexandra and Hamilton, who like in the Hamilton hit play remind each other to “Talk less...

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Courage to Set Boundaries

A topic that most children’s books don’t tackle is setting personal boundaries of safety. This responsibility could be yours. However, it doesn’t have to be scary. We’re here to help you navigate this tricky topic and keep things positive and empowering. Every child...

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Through Darkness into Light

This website and this blog are here to focus on inspirational things and the glory of God’s grace. Although it may not sound like it at first, today’s discussion with Philis Santello is in keeping with that. Philis Santello works with women who have suffered rape,...

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We want to hear them too! We know angel stories come in all shapes and sizes. We’d love to hear your angel story and please include any photos or artwork.

Here is one from Trish M. in Jacksonville, FL who purchased a copy of Angels on Your Pillow for her 6 year old granddaughter Sofia who in Trish’s words, “Was kissed by an angel at birth.” Trish said, “Sofia was born with a cowlick (under her bangs) so, right there on Sofia’s pretty little forehead is where the angels kiss her.”