March 31, 2014

Invitation to New Online Bible Study and Giveaway

To celebrate the last week of registration for the P31 Living So That Online Bible Study, we’re giving away books, books and more books!! Keep reading so you’ll know how to enter to win!

And if you’re joining us today from my Encouragement for Today Devotion, welcome. I’m so excited you stopped by for this special invitation and giveaway!

First, here’s a short message (4 minutes) from my heart about our Living So That study.


Register for the Living So That Proverbs 31 Online Bible Study 

Click here to register for our Living So That: Making Faith-Filled Choices in the Midst of a Messy Life study that begins April 6th.



Our conference call guests for this series are…

Pastor Derwin Gray (pastor Transformation Church in Charlotte, husband, father, author of Limitless Life – our next P31 Online Study)

Emily Maynard (soon to be wife, mother, entrepreneur, and past Bachelorette who will share a powerful testimony to God’s faithfulness)

Marilynn Chadwick (wife, mother, author of Sometimes He Whispers, Sometimes He Roars, and prayer warrior extraordinaire)

Sign Up for FREE Five Day Companion Devotional.

To give you a taste of the book before we begin, I’ve written a free five-day devotion companion, “Five Days to a Faith-Full Life.” Simply enter your-e-mail address below and you’ll receive your first one today!

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Free Download of Living So That’s Introduction and Chapter One

For a sneak peak at Living So That from the InScribed Studies Collection, click here to read the Introduction and portion of Chapter One.

Book Cover


Buy a copy of Living So That

If you purchase your copy from Proverbs 31 by Thursday April 3rd, you’ll receive a signed copy! Click here to purchase. You can also purchase Living So That from the following retail outlets.



Barnes and Noble

And today (3/31) is the last day to buy the Kindle version of Living So That for the crazy low price of $2.99!! Click here to order.


Learn More about Inscribed Studies

Living so That is part of the Inscribed Studies Collection from Harper Collins Christian Publishing/Thomas Nelson. To learn more about InScribed Studies, bulk purchase promotions for your church or small group, and  other books in our Collection visit our InScribed Studies Website and our InScribed Studies Facebook Page.


Help us spread the word!

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When our circumstances scream otherwise & our physical eyes can’t see & our emotions cannot feel, we must believe #WendyBlight #LivingSoThat


What fills our hearts and minds determines our choices. #WendyBlight #LivingSoThat


God takes our tangled mess and weaves together a beautiful masterpiece…for His glory. #WendyBlight #LivingSoThat

Thank you for stopping by today! For a chance to win a copy of Hidden Joy in a Dark Corner (my first book) or Living So That, please leave a comment by Thursday April 3rd letting us know any or all of the following…

You’ve already signed up for the P31 OBS.

You signed up today.

Your prayer request.

How God has used a trial in your life to be a backdrop to a testimony or a ministry.

Your favorite “so that” verse!!!

Winners will be announced Monday, April 7th. Looking forward to digging deeper into God’s Word with you on April 6th!

Blessings to you,

March 14, 2014

Winners of Living So That Giveaways

It’s Giveaway Time!!

Winners of the last two giveaways announced today!

Thank you for your FABULOUS participation in our giveaway…sharing your favorites, your sweet words of encouragement about Living So That and the upcoming online Bible study with Proverbs 31. Reading through your comments blessed me more than you will EVER know!! I have read each and every comment and have ENJOYED getting to know you.

A few of you asked my favorites…

Book of the Bible is Hebrews

Shoe is cowboy boot, of course

T.V. Show is tie between Hawaii Five – 0 and Blue Bloods

Dinner is Five Guys burger joint

Movie is Philadelphia Story with Kathryn Hepburn

I will be giving away more books next week so stop by Monday, March 17th for a chance to win again!

The winners are….

Five Living So That signed books donated by Donna Bostick and Five Living So That signed books donated by Veronica Herzing


Amber M posted on 3/4 at 2:00 pm

Jenn posted on 3/4 at 2:18 pm

Lisa McDonald posted on 3/5 at 1:37 pm

Jen posted on 3/5 at 6:56 pm

Mary T posted on 3/6 at 11:55 pm

Sheila Crowder posted on 3/10 at 10:28 am

Tiffany Arnold posted on 3/10 at 11:25 am

Kim Steward posted on 3/10 at 2:48 pm

Momx5 posted on 3/10 at 3:51 pm

Julie posted on 3/10 at 5:22 pm

Set of InScribed Collection books (four books released March 4, 2014)


Amy Black posted on 3/11 at 1:23 pm

Gift Package (signed copy Hidden Joy, Living So That, hand-made coffee mug with note from Mary, its creator)




Charity posted on 3/12 at 4:58 pm

Winners please e-mail me by Friday, March 21st at with your full name and address so that we can send you your prizes!! I will sign the book with your name unless you tell me otherwise in your e-mail.

Next week we send an E-Blast to announce the P31 online Bible study and to celebrate, I will be giving away more books! So please stop back by next Monday for more chances to win!!!

Also, if you didn’t get a chance to sign up for the FREE five day companion devotional for Living So That, click here to sign up.

And if you haven’t registered for the P31 online Bible study, click here to learn more about it and register.

And for a free peek at Chapter One of Living So That, click here.

In the meantime, from Chapter 5 of Living So That,

“You are the light of the world….Let you light shine before men [so] that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.” Matthew 5:14, 16 (NIV; emphasis added)


March 10, 2014

“Living So That” OBS Begins with a Giveaway!

Woo Hoo!!! Let’s have a party and celebrate!

It’s time for our new Proverbs 31 Online Bible Study!!!

[winners of last week's giveaway will be announced along with this week's giveaway winners on Friday, March 14th].


To celebrate the first day of registration for the P31 Living So That Online Bible Study, we are giving away some great stuff!!! Keep reading so you know how to enter!

First, here’s a short message (3 minutes) from my heart inviting you to join us.


Register for the Proverbs 31 Online Bible Study 

Click here to register for our Living So That study that begins April 6th.


Sign Up for FREE Five Day Companion Devotional.

To give you a taste of the book before we begin, I’ve written a free five-day devotion companion, “Five Days to a Faith-Full Life.” Simply enter your-e-mail address below and you’ll receive your first one today!

* indicates required

Free Download of Living So That’s Introduction and Chapter One

To get a feel for the Bible study part of Living So That, click here to read the Introduction and part of Chapter One.


Buy a copy of Living So That

If you purchase your copy from Proverbs 31 before March 24th, you’ll receive a signed copy! Click here to purchase. Here’s a picture of our first batch that went out last Thursday. It was my joy and honor to pray over these books and sign each one!


To learn more about Living So That, we have created a Living So That page. Click here to visit and learn more about the book, an invitation to share “Five Days to a Faith-Full Life” with your friends, tweets to share, and great promotions from our our publisher.

Now Time for the Giveaways!

*    First, thanks to the generosity of my dear friend, Veronica Herzing, we are giving away five signed copies of Living So That!

Living So That March 2014

**  Second, Living So That is part of Thomas Nelson’s new collection of studies for women inspired by Proverbs 3:3, The Inscribed Collection. We will give away one copy of the entire collection! To learn more about Inscribed, click here and visit our Facebook Page here.


*** Finally a fun package of gifts – signed copy of my first book Hidden Joy, signed copy of Living So That, and a hand-made coffee mug (made by Mary Sheltra, one of my Bible study leaders’ daughters) with a beautiful note from her heart and the story behind the mug’s creation.



For a chance to win one of these wonderful gifts, leave a comment sharing one or all of the following:

1) your favorite book of the Bible

2) your favorite shoe

3) your favorite television show (no judging here, be honest)

4) your favorite place to grab dinner with family or friends

5) your favorite movie EVER

And be sure to let us know if you are joining us for the P31 online study!

Please leave a comment by Thursday, March 13th to be eligible to win. Winners announced on Friday, March 14th. I will be in Nashville until Tuesday for book promotional events so I may not be able to reply to all comments till Wednesday, but I will be reading them and praying for you!