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“Let God Build It” has now been published!

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Finally, all 3 of my books have now been published!  I’m feeling very blessed!

     

With every wave of God’s Holy Spirit the landscape of our life changes forever…

“The Little Star That Couldn’t Shine”     

This is the story of how the littlest star in the universe,

found The Light and received the gift of The Spirit.

Let God Build It

God’s design plan for our life is tried and true. He knows the exact Plan for each of us and it’s His best Plan.

 

 

 

 

***Please let me know if you’d like a copy & I’ll give you the details.

Announcing the birth of my 2nd published book, “The Little Star That Couldn’t Shine”

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I’m blessed to announce the birth of my 2nd published book,

“The Little Star That Couldn’t Shine,”

By Pastor Renée Joyce Debrowski

a children’s Christian fiction book (w/activity & coloring pages)

that speaks of our purpose to shine for Jesus!

Price: $13 for your autographed “Little Star” book, beautifully illustrated by Clare Jordan.

I’m praying it will be a blessing in your child’s library!

***If you’d like a copy, let me know, & I’ll give you more details.

Here are some endorsements from my readers:

 “I thoroughly enjoyed reading Renée Debrowski’s Christian children’s fiction book, The Little Star That Couldn’t Shine.  What a wonderful children’s book!!! I could see myself reading this to my children when they were young and to my grandchildren today.

God has certainly gifted Pastor Renée, and I know that what she has produced is just the tip of the iceberg! I believe God has many more books to come. Get ready!

This book is so well written, and what a wonderful story it tells! It is a book I highly recommend for parents and grandparents alike. I know children will thoroughly enjoy it and the interactive suggestions at the end of the book will be an incredible help to further tell the story of God’s plan and purpose!”  –Ronald J Bauza, President, Word of His Grace Ministry International 

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“…Through the illustration of the power transferred from The Maker to Little Star, every child will benefit from gaining the understanding of how to shine for God at an early age! Pastor Renée has produced a book of great ‘spiritual inspirations’ for children.”

–J.C. Brown. Child Welfare Consultant, on the Treasure Coast, Florida

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“The Little Star That Couldn’t Shine is a delightful story with an important and encouraging message.  It is right on target to inspire a child to shine for Jesus.  Pastor Renée’s suggested craft activities are fun and thought provoking.  The references to contemporary Christian songs reinforce the scriptures and story line.  This book is a pleasure and joy to read.”  –Babette Chovan, Administrative Assistant, Venice Police Department, North Port, Florida

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The Little Star That Couldn’t Shine is a delightful metaphor for the purpose of a believer to shine with the light of the Holy Spirit and point others to Jesus.  Pastor Renée includes creative, fun activities to reinforce the concepts taught by the story. This book will be a bed time favorite and create priceless memories for families.”  –Cindy Wolfahrt, Teacher, Punta Gorda, Florida

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“…Renée Debrowski`s book, The Little Star That Couldn’t Shine, is just the kind of narrative children love. It provides windows to let the light shine in. You will do your children a favor when reading to them literature such as this.  Prayer will come easy, filling both child and adult with the warm glow of God`s presence. Be sure to add this to your library. You will be glad you did.”–Rev. Mark Cernero, Assistant Pastor at First Assembly of God, Torrington, Connecticut, plus, Torrington Christian Academy Lower School/ Middle School Principal, and Middle School Teacher 

 

 

My 1st book, Beach Blessings, has been published!

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Hey, everyone! Letting you know what I’m up to!

In my 1st book, Beach Blessings, I share my thoughts about God while enjoying and photographing His beautiful scenery at the beach. The beach gives me time to relax and savor the moving of His Holy Spirit, while listening to the contemporary Christian music on my phone.

I’m praying my book will bring Holy Spirit peace and calm to your heart as you drink in God’s beautiful scenery and learn of His faithful promises to you.

Please feel free to comment, ask questions, share prayer requests, or declare praise reports, when you’re directed by the QR code to my YouTube Channel at the end of my book, or simply share your thoughts while on this blog.

Please take a moment today to listen to the beautiful music and lyrics to: “Beloved” by Jordan Felice and “Testify” by needtobreathe.

Psalm 150:6, “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD.”

To get an autographed copy, or copies, of Beach Blessings, simply click on the PayPal button. Each book is $15.00 (+ shipping and handling).

Here’s a great idea, purchase two, keep one and give one as a gift!

Beach Blessings has 6 chapters, contains beach photos taken by me, along with Scriptures, contemporary Christian song suggestions to listen to, and devotional questions at the end of each chapter. Great for Bible studies.

My 2nd book, Let God Build It, and my 3rd book, a Christian fiction illustrated children’s book, called The Little Star That Couldn’t Shine, will both be published soon, also.

All God’s Blessings! Pastor Renée Joyce Debrowski

Photo Album From Our “Cousins Family Reunion” in NJ

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We haven’t been back up to NJ in a number of years…

So a cousins reunion was planned…

Somehow, we’re the old folks in the family now…

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Flying to NJ!!

Spirit Airlines to Atlantic City!!

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Pretty hassle-free, I must say…

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Cousin Phyllis’ house in Lavallette!

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Out for dinner…

For some good NJ Italian Sicilian Pizza!!

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Sea Side Beach and Boardwalk…

Still under construction after Hurricane Sandy!!

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Great memories of the Jersey Shore!!!

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All new rides!

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They still have Casey’s favorite Boardwalk games!!

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Time to sit and chat on Phyllis’ front porch!!

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And to walk and take photos on the Lavallette Beach!

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Floridians, feel blessed…

New Jerseyans have to pay to get on their beaches!

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Walked to Ortley Beach…

The beach was packed…

High Season…

Weather: cloudy 72 to 82 degrees…

NO  HUMIDITY!!!!

The beautiful weather in NJ spoiled me…

When I came back to FL…

I couldn’t breathe!!!

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Beautiful sand dunes!!

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Phyllis and I at Bayside Cafe for lunch!!

Yum!

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Later, watched the sunset over Barnegat Bay!!

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On Friday, July 18th…

I conducted a grave site Memorial Service for  my Mom…

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I read beautiful letters from my brothers, Joe & John…

George & Phyllis spoke lovingly of Mom…

Casey prayed at the end…

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I read Mom’s favorite Bible passage…

Psalm 118:24

This is the day the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.”

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We can be glad and rejoice…

Because of the blessings of grace, peace, pardon…

Righteousness, and salvation…

That we have through Christ…

And the everlasting Gospel. 

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   Psalm 118:23 

“This is the LORD’S doing;

It is marvelous in our eyes.” 

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Delight!  Be Full!  Be Glad!  Have Joy!  Rejoice!

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Tina sang, “Worthy Is The Lamb”

Beautiful!!!

Psalm 118:1

“Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good;

His love endures forever.”

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Cousins Family Reunion…

Hilton Garden Inn in Lakewood, NJ…

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Cathy, Mary Kate, Connor, & Scott

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Ron, Judi, Deanna, & Nunzio

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Judi, Courtney, & Ellie

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Cathy, Mary Kate, Casey, Scott, Dave, Kyle, Tina, Me, & Celeste

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Casey, Tina, Mary Kate, Phyllis, & Connor

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Courtney, Dave, Scott, & Cathy

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Pt. Pleasant Boardwalk!

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Brings back sooo many memories!

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Wall to wall people on the beach!!

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Lively place!!

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Tina & Denine

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Rick, Alycia, & Kyle 

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Dave, Ellie, Courtney, Celeste, & Patty

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Jennifer, and twins:  Maggie and Cate

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Alice, Denine, George, John, Ron, Carol, Celeste, Phyllis, Casey, Rick, Deanna

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Maggie, Ellie, & Cate…

The three princesses that I just got to meet this weekend!!

Psalm 103:17

“But from everlasting to everlasting

the LORD’s love is with those who fear Him,

and His righteousness with their children’s children–

To those who keep His covenant

And remember His precepts to do them.”

This is something we can hold on to…

We can have life and love in our hearts…

Joy and gladness in our souls…

Because the Lord is our salvation!

Amen!!

Lord, Give Me One More Hour With My Loved One…

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My friend, Amy…

Lost her 10 year-old son, Kaleb recently…

See my post at:

https://godssceneryandpromises.wordpress.com/2014/05/25/grief-are-you-in-the-club/

She posted this question on Facebook…

Amy

I responded…

“Tell me what you would say to Kaleb in that hour…”

Her heartfelt answer…

“I’d mostly hold him…

Tell him how much I love him…

Make sure he knows I always have and will…

I would just listen to all the things he would tell me…

I miss listening to him…

We talked so much more than I realized…

And just listening to the joy that came out of his constant laugh…

I miss him so very much!”

I found a great blog about “Thoughts On Grief And Loss”

“Keep the positive memories alive…”

http://elliesway.org/thoughtsongrief/

 The God Of All Comfort…

2 Corinthians 1:3-4

“Praise be to the God and Father

of our Lord Jesus Christ,

the Father of compassion

and the God of all comfort,

who comforts us in all our troubles,

so that we can comfort those in any trouble

with the comfort

we ourselves

have received from God.

Amen!

When you receive comfort from God…

Give it to others!!

My Son Gets Funnier Ever Day!!

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Here’s the link to a great News-Press article and interview about Stage 2 Improv!!

http://www.news-press.com/story/entertainment/2014/06/20/stage-improv-brings-funny-downtown-naples/11000603/

Stage 2 Improv brings the funny to downtown Naples

Charles Runnells, crunnells@news-press.com

“Sometimes you just don’t know,”

says Debrowski, 23, of Punta Gorda.

“And that’s the thing about improv.

You can’t be afraid to fail.

That’s where the funny often comes from:

failing and failing big.

You don’t know what’s going to happen

a second from now,

two seconds from now,”

Debrowski says.

“It could be anything.”

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We’re all having great fun with this thing that he does!!

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The Naples Players are awesome!

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I love Old Naples!  The Sugden Theater is beautiful!

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The Stage 2  Improv cast members are characters!!

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Casey, the comedy wizard!

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Great Friends!

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Me with our good neighbors!

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Hubby took  a nap, so he could come out to see the show!!

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Great show, Casey!!

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Crazy buddies!!

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Stage 2 Improv cast members:  Rosie, Steve, and Synthia cutting up after the show!!

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More crazy, fun friends!!

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Beautiful theater!

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With beautiful orchids!!

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It was a great summer run!!

Hilarious fun!!

I loved it…

And look forward to many more shows!!

“Laughter is like an instant vacation.”

-Joyce Meyer-

Amen!