Author Archives: Brenda B. Taylor

About Brenda B. Taylor

The desire to write historical fiction has long been a passion with Brenda B. Taylor. Since elementary school, she has written stories in her spare time. Brenda earned three degrees: a BSE from Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, Arkansas; a MEd from Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas; and an EdD from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas; then worked as a teacher and administrator in the Texas Public School system. Only after retirement could she fulfill the dream of publication. Brenda and her husband make their home in beautiful East Texas where they enjoy spending time with family and friends, traveling, and working in Bethabara Faith Ministry, Inc. She crafts stories about the extraordinary lives of ordinary people in her favorite place overlooking bird feeders, bird houses, and a variety of blooming trees and flowers. She sincerely thanks all who purchase and read her books. Her desire is that the message in each book will touch the heart of the reader as it did hers in the writing.

A Mother’s Day Memorial

I belong to the Germanna Foundation, an organization for the descendants of the first German settlers who came to Virginia Colony as indentured servants in 1714 and 1717. Lieut. Governor Alexander Spotswood of the Virginia Colony recruited the Germans to … Continue reading

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The Legend of the Dogwood

“Then Pilate turned Jesus over to them to be crucified. So they took Jesus away. Carrying the cross by himself, he went to the place called Place of the Skull (in Hebrew, Golgotha). There they nailed him to the cross. … Continue reading

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In Memory of Reverend Billy Graham

Following is a memoriam from Franklin Gaham, Samaritans’ Purse Ministry, to his father, Reverend Billy Graham. We lost a great man today—a man of prayer who was always faithful to the ministry of the Lord. He proclaimed the gospel message … Continue reading

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His Unfailing Presence

                          Happy New Year I am republishing this post from last year, because my New Year’s resolutions for 2018 are the same as the those for 2017. Resolutions … Continue reading

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Silent Night

Silent Night, Holy Night All is calm, all is bright. Round yon virgin, mother and Child Holy Infant so tender and mild, Sleep in heavenly peace, Sleep in heavenly peace. Written by Joseph Mohr, arranged by Franz Gruber The beautiful … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving and Praise

By Brenda B Taylor Enter His gates with thanksgiving; go into His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him and bless His name. Psalm 100:4 November is a beautiful month in East Texas. The trees begin to sport their fall … Continue reading

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Celebrating the American Soldier

We recently celebrated Veterans’ Day, a special time set aside to remember those who fought for our country. So many have given their time, talent, and all defending the freedoms we hold so dear. Freedom is not free. This time … Continue reading

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Riches in Heaven

  By Chuck Pace Psalm 25:13 His soul shall dwell at ease; and his seed shall inherit the earth. 14 The secret of the Lord is with them that fear him; and he will shew them his covenant. 15 Mine eyes … Continue reading

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Hurricane Harvey

by Brenda B. Taylor I spent the first week of September watching the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey on Houston and surrounding areas on television. Several of my relatives were caught in the throws of Harvey’s destructive rains. My brother … Continue reading

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The Book of Kells

I recently traveled to Ireland, and one place in particular I had on my agenda for visiting was Trinity College, Dublin. The Treasury in the Long Room of Trinity Library contains, The Book of Kells. The Book of Kells, also known … Continue reading

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