Growing up in the violent hell of one main evil stepfather and subsequent equally worse stepfathers after him, an alcoholic mother and the reality of Welfare taught Kristina Marie to be tough.... More > Kristina Marie, named after her grandma, Christine Marie, with the strength and courage of her seven-year-old brother, endure hardships unfathomable to the average mind. They are as inseparable as the freckles across the tops of their noses. They plan a great escape almost daily to find their real dad in Alaska. Kristina Marie finds hope in red cardinals and often wonders where they fly when winter comes. She wants to fly away too but will have to wait until she can drive or buy a Greyhound bus ticket. She knows that red cardinals fly away when the winters get too harsh to a place of warmth and peace and she too is determined to find the place – Where the Red Cardinals Fly.< Less
Do You Hear what I Hear? is a story about a family who learns that their 10-month-old son and brother is profoundly deaf. It is a story that takes the reader from profound deafness to profound hope.... More > Author, Kristina Seymour, is the mother who writes of their journey with faith, encouaragement, a little humor, and authenticity. God does not need ears to hear - He speaks to the heart. Likewise, this book will speak to your heart in resounding, beautifully echoing ways.< Less
When people ask how I do it, I answer, "God and Coffee: in that order (II). After experiencing lots of the unexpected twists and turns on the road of life, I simply decided to write it all down,... More > to share with you some of my insights from along the way. I took bits and pieces of my everyday life and then wrote a narrative and/or a poem that was inspired by those events. I combined a memoir, then the poem, Bible scripture, and the ambiance of coffee in order to orchestrate the perfect coffee break for me, and for you. This book is written by me, a mother who goes back to school in the midst of the responsibilities of a family, a job, disabilities, heartache, hope, despair, and faith. And through moments of everyday life captured in the essence of mere words, like a camera taking a picture and capturing a moment in time forever, I write about life as I dare to dream dreams and hope higher than my circumstances.< Less
Codependent oN more of Christ is a book about understanding the codependency that comes from being trapped in a cycle of addictions, and it is about learning about how to be fully dependent on God.... More > Kristina began writing and jogging from an early age to cope with the pain around her and within her. Part of her healing-journey is recorded here to minister to you. It is her prayer that you will be set free by God’s Word within the message of this book. This book is a quick read full of in-depth and practical insight. Topics such as denial, filling voids, identity crises, setting healthy emotional and physical boundaries, as well as the difference between forgiving and forgetting are provided. It is written from a personal and Christian perspective. Kristina has integrated spiritual and physical components of addictions in order to reach people where they are. No matter who you are or where you are, may it be an encouragement to you.< Less
God is the Word (John 1:1). God lives in us (2 Corinthians 1:22). God works through us (Matthew 10:19-20), and God tells us to be united with one another (Romans 15:5).
God Is, In, Through, &... More > United (IITU) is designed to strengthen you in 4-core grace-filled truths about who God is, how He resides in us, and how He works through us. Additionally, God knows that when we become isolated and alone, we are more prone to defeat. We must be united with other believing leaders who will help us up when we fall as well as hold us accountable when we waiver. Being united with other leaders will help you stand firm via your linked-up community shield of faith. When you focus on the power of God’s grace, you will be limitless in Christ and God will do the impossible through you. May we then, lead by Jesus’ example, the author and perfecter of our faith through which we were saved by and commissioned into His Army of Grace. (Hebrews 12:2). May IITU become your leadership foundation. Warrior Leaders Unite!< Less
Suffering, hardship, and insurmountable circumstances are a normative part of life. And yet, there is nothing normal about them when they occur. Further, it seems that some people have it easy, and... More > others have it hard. And even still, some always have it that much easier than easy, and others seem to have it that much harder than hard. The truth of the matter is someone will always have it easier and harder than you at any given point in time because life is full of seasons. There seems to be an ebb and flow to the seasons of life. There is constant change, but there is always a striving for peace, balance, security, rest, relaxation, and a “getting to” a desired destination, whether that destination is emotional, physical, spiritual – or all three. Patient in Affliction and Faithful in Prayer is about “getting to” the point of suffering. Kristina invites you to join her along her personal pathways of suffering in order that she too could accompany you amid yours.< Less
Perfect Love Casts out Fear is exactly as the title reads; it teaches the reader how to cast out fear by the power of God’s perfect love. It is set up in a 40-day devotional format, and it is... More > full of Scripture. Kristina is a transparent story-teller at heart. In a loving, entertaining, genuinely empathic way, Kristina also reminds the reader of some foundational key Truths found in His Word: God is the Word (John 1:1). God is Love (1 John 4:16), and perfect love (which is God), casts out fear (1 John 4:18)! In the beginning of the book there is a warning to the reader that if they decide to turn the page, they will be forsaking their civilian life to be a full-time active duty warrior in God’s Army. Perfect Love Casts out Fear delivers what it promises!< Less