Sisterhood Blog Award

Sisterhood blog award

Sisterhood of the World

Thank you so much, Kristy Feltenberger Gillespie, for nominating me for the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award!  YOU ROCK!  

Hey peeps, check out Kristy’s blog, it is incredible!

http://kristyfgillespie.com/2013/08/11/sisterhood-of-the-world-bloggers-award/

The Rules:

  • Post the logo on your blog
  • Thank the person who nominated you
  • Choose 10-12 other ladies who blog, as your nominees.
  • Post the links to the nominees’ blogs and notify them on their blog

My Nominees:

1. Stephanie Karfelt :http://www.theglitterglobe.com/2013/08/come-follow-follow-follow.html

2. Kimberly Robertson: http://lessmoreabundantly.com/2013/07/22/the-fault-line/

3. Donna Kilgore: http://dmkilgore.blogspot.com/2013/06/short-story-saturdays-fantastic-short.html

4. Kelsey Keating: http://lifeunpublished.blogspot.com/2013/01/beginning-again.html

5. Devin Berglund: http://devinberglund-blog.com/2013/06/26/be-a-guest-writer/

6. Katie Cross: http://kcrosswriting.com/why-isnt-there-a-handbook-for-my-blog/

7. Ashley Procko:  http://thehereticsheartbeat.wordpress.com/2013/03/29/friday

8. Linnette Mullin: http://www.LinnetteMullin.com

9. All the Sisters and One brother at:  http://www.obeythemuse.com

 

Spread the love, sisters!

Final Act Featured at the Realm

I wrote a flash fiction story and won a contest with it.  One of my friends, Donna Kilgore, is featuring the story on her short story Saturday blog today. Check it out!

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Supernatural Flash Fiction Contest Winner

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As promised here is the winning entry. This is a fictitious account of an actual event. Names and setting changed.

The Voice

The ancient building creaked and moaned in the wind. Rumblings and pops were as familiar to us as the whispered prayers and deep cries of intercession. Dim inside the sanctuary, the five of us were closed in with God, around tear-stained altars.

We had prayed for nearly two hours, crying out for mercy, interceding for our church, city, nation. Each of us took a private place in the sanctuary to whisper and pour out our prayers into the carpet. We came back together at the end of our individual prayers and sat in a circle on the floor at the foot of the podium.

Red eyes and streaked cheeks were the evidence that we had each touched the heart of God.

“I keep hearing this song in my head,” Dorothy whispered. “It’s just a short refrain over and over.”

“Sing it to us.”

Dorothy cleared her throat and softly sang out four eerie lines of melody with minor chords. The haunting refrain hung between us as we closed our circle even tighter.

A voice directly behind me picked up the tune and it rang out with such purity and clarity I turned to see who was singing. At the same time the other four women turned to look behind them. We had all heard the same thing at the same time.

“Did you hear that?”

“Yes!”

“A woman’s voice.”

“Over there!” We all pointed in a different direction.

The place where I heard the voice was up near the ceiling. No human could be singing from there. We were the only ones in the building. No human voice could sound so clear and pure. No human voice could be singing from so many different places at once.

No HUMAN voice.

contest winner The Voice

If you want to hear a sample of the song that was sung, listen to this.  Found this song years after this event happened. Proves to me that the Holy Spirit sings in the hearts of people everywhere. We were just blessed enough to hear it with our ears that night.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYyBr2VNSAg&feature=share&list=UUorO8Tt2Yafnc0o5iE9dXaw

Photo Contest Winners

The voting for the photo contest was under whelming. So I assigned awards to the winning shots and placed them all in a hat and drew the Grand Prize from all the entries.

Here are the results!

For Most Likely to Get Arrested, the award goes to Bailey Cole for his roof top escapade! Get Down from there, this instant!

Contestant Number 999

Contestant Number 999

The Award for Most Beautiful Scenery is a 3-way tie and goes to Rachel Callais’ entry On the Mountain Top and On the River and Drew Bennett’s Rocky.

Contestant 1010

Contestant 1010

Contestant Number 555

Contestant Number 555

Contestant Number 1212

Contestant Number 1212

The Award for Most Likely to Hit a Wall goes to Aubrey Hannah for her entry The Running Reader.  Ahem…this blog is not responsible for injuries incurred while taking photo shots….

Contestant Number 777

Contestant Number 777

The next Award is For Most Likely to Finish the Book and it is awarded to Devin Berglund, who by the way is soon to finish authoring her own book. Watch for her progress at www.devinberglund.com.

Contestant Number 222

Contestant Number 222

The last but not least award is for Most Fun Taking the Shot and it is a 4 way tie also between Rachel Callais for her Gymnastic Reader and Turtle Time shots and Drew Bennett’s Giddy Up Cowboy and Dracula’s Library shots!  Can I spend a day with you guys? You are TOO much Fun!

Contestant Number 888

Contestant Number 888

Contestant Number 111

Contestant Number 111

Contestant Number 444

Contestant Number 444

Contestant Number 1414

Contestant Number 1414

And the GRAND PRIZE WINNER GOES TO….drum roll please…

RACHEL CALLAIS for her MULTIPLE Entries!  Yahoo!  Whistle! Flip! YAY!!! (She can actually do all those things!)

Rachel, contact me for your Amazon Gift Certificate!

Way to go everyone who participated!  Thank you so much for sharing my page and my blog! Please visit me often!

PHOTO CONTEST VOTING BOOTH

Thank you to all the participants in the photo contest! I really appreciate everyone who sent in photos and everyone who will participate in the vote.

The pictures are listed in random order and you can vote once for each category.  So copy the categories listed below and paste into the comments section and add the designated number of the picture  beside the category name in your comment.

So your vote would look something like this:

Most Likely to be arrested: 347
Most Likely to finish the book: 346
Best Scenery/Location:238
Craziest Reading Method:195
All Time Best: 465

Feel free to make your post anonymous if you choose.

I will accept votes here on my blog or in the link to facebook comments concerning this vote as long as they are in the format described above.  Happy Voting Day!

In RANDOM ORDER:

Contestant Number 1414

Contestant Number 1414

Contestant Number 1212

Contestant Number 1212

Contestant 1010

Contestant 1010

Contestant Number 999

Contestant Number 999

Contestant Number 888

Contestant Number 888

Contestant Number 777

Contestant Number 777

Contestant Number 555

Contestant Number 555

Contestant Number 444

Contestant Number 444

Contestant Number 333

Contestant Number 333

Contestant Number 222

Contestant Number 222

Contestant Number 111

Contestant Number 111

PHOTO CONTEST

THREE DAYS left to post pics for the contest! Post a photo of you reading your favorite book, by Feb 28th. 11:59:59
We we will vote on the best pictures in the following categories.

Most Likely to be arrested:
Most Likely to finish the book:
Best Scenery/Location:
Craziest Reading Method:
All Time Best:

Post your pictures here on my facebook page or on my blog at ImmortalPortals.wordpress.com through the month and I will compile them into one voting booth. Feel free to post a little blurb for the caption.

Here is what we have so far!  Yay!

Devin's contest entry

Aubry entryBailey Reading

Bailey contest entry Drew Beautiful Drew horse Drew's Contest entry Rachel Beautiful Rachel fog Rachel mountain shot Rachel turtle Rachel's Contest Entry

Contest Winning Ribbon!

Contest Winning Ribbon!

I finally won a contest for writing! Yipee!

Now, don’t get too excited, guys. It wasn’t a big contest or even a big deal…but it made me

BIG HAPPY!!!

Yay!!! Strike up the band!!!

Fireworks!