Friday, September 07, 2012


Sylvia Stewart, missionary and author of Kondi's Quest has this to say about Morning's Promise: Poetic Moments in His Presence, "It's a book one doesn't want to rush through; the kind one will dip into daily, take along on a journey and recommend to friends. Morning's Promise is a book to cherish."

Morning's Promise: Poetic Moments in His Presence by Jennifer Anne F. Messing is a collection of heart-stirring poems combined with poignant inspirational quotes and Scripture verses. These faith-filled poems and passages offer uplifting and encouraging insight on many topics such as: loving God, worshiping and serving Him, His care and provision, contentment, forgiveness, prayer and God's calling.

Says Pamala J. Vincent, author and columnist, "Morning's Promise reads like a blessing. Jennifer Anne's poetry stirs and comforts the soul as every line puts into words what our hearts cannot utter. Each prose embraces the depths and pauses that encourage us to celebrate walking with Christ. Her book is good company. Her poetry leads us to a place of quiet confidence in Him."

Jennifer has a gift for words, letting it flow into our hearts with her truly inspiring and original poems which formed the core of the book. Open the pages of the book anywhere you want, you'll find yourself softly whispering the words written therein. You may be a son or a daughter, a mother or a father, rich or poor, happy or depressed, there is something for everyone, and for all occasions.

The book has truly lived up to its name. Browsing through the book, one could savor moments of quiet reflection and hear God's sweet whisper of love through its pages. And the book has reminded afresh that each morning holds the promise of new beginnings for a child of God.

                    Lord, grant me Your strength
                      To accomplish my tasks today.
                        Lord, please grant me faith
                          To believe You'' show the way.
                            Lord, please grant me courage
                              To face my trials, pass any test.
                                Lord, grant me Your wisdom
                                  To know Your highest and Your best.
                                    ~ Jennifer Anne F. Messing

Paperback: 182 pages
Publication date: November 1, 2012
Publisher: Ellechor Publishing House
ISBN-10: 1937844837
ISBN-13: 978-1937844837
Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.5 x 0.5 inches
Price: $14.99

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About the Author: Jennifer Anne F. Messing is an author and poet, columnist, speaker, and past president of the Oregon Christian Writers. She has 180+ poems, articles, and movie reviews published in 60 different magazines and book compilations, including Bible Advocate, Evangel, LIVE, The Proverbs 31 Woman, The Christian Journal, Christian Fiction Online, and Nudges from God. Born in Manila, Philippines, to parents active in international business, she spent many of her childhood years in the Philippines and also in Chicago, Illinois. Jennifer Anne graduated with honors from Covington Theological Seminary in Rossville, Georgia, with a bachelor's degree in Christian Education. She also has a diploma in Freelance Journalism and Short Story Writing from International Correspondence Schools.

Jennifer Anne currently lives in Oregon, and has been married to the love of her life, Michael Messing, for 22 years. They are the parents of two young adult daughters and a school-aged son. When not writing Jennifer Anne enjoys reading, watching classic movies, cooking, home decorating, scrap booking, going on picnics, biking, and aerobics.

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