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Lady Wynwood #7 early release Kickstarter

I worked on my first Kickstarter and it got approved! It’s for the Special Edition Hardcover of Lady Wynwood’s Spies, volume 1: Archer and the release of Lady Wynwood’s Spies, volume 7: Spinster. I contacted my graphic designer about the Special Edition Hardcover of vol. 1: Archer—it’s going to be SO beautiful! The Kickstarter focuses on the Special Edition Hardcover, but it’ll also include vol. 7: Spinster so that it’ll sort of be like a launch day for vol. 7, too. A third special thing that’ll be in the Kickstarter is Special Edition Paperbacks of all the books in the series. They won’t be available in stores, just in the Kickstarter (and later, from my website, and also in my Patreon book box tiers if I decide to do them). The Kickstarter is not live yet, but you can follow it to be alerted when it has launched. (You may need to create a free Kickstarter account.) Follow Camy’s Kickstarter

Sunday Prayer

Captain's Log, Stardate 07.26.2009

Leave any prayer requests in the comments and I’ll be praying this week. You don’t have to be Christian to leave a prayer request. If you’d rather not advertise to everyone on the blogosphere, just leave an unspoken prayer request or e-mail me. If I forgot your prayer request, email me. Not to be mean or anything, but if you don't email me or comment to update your prayer request, I'm only going to pray ONE Sunday.

I’m trying something new with my Sunday Prayer. I’m really bad about doing it on Sunday, so I’ll be updating it during the week.



Dear Lord, thank you for your grace.

I pray for complete healing for B., Malia, Cheryl, Sharon, Juanita, Lorna, Dr. Mathews, and Steve’s mom.

I also lift up any of my blog readers in need of physical, emotional, or spiritual healing and pray you will touch them.

Be with any blog readers who are out of a job or whose loved ones are unemployed. Please provide for their families and give stability.

I pray for complete healing for Becky and wisdom for her and her doctors. Support her and give her your peace.

I pray for complete healing for Stacey's mother Barb. Please help all the treatments go smoothly without too much pain or discomfort. Please let all these things lead her to you. Also, be with her brother Brian and his test results. We pray for your will.

Be with Buddy B. and help his surgery to go smoothly and quickly. Help him recover in no time.

Please help Kristin sell her house quickly and soon. I pray the secondary offer will come through and the house will be sold by next weekend.

Thank you for protecting Erin and her father. Help her to be able to get back behind the wheel again with a seasoned instructor who can teach her how to drive safely. Also, please help them to sell their house so they can buy their dream property.

Be with Sasafras to help her find a job quickly. Also please heal her horse and help her get back to 100% soon.

I lift up Honey's family to you and pray for you to help them deepen their relationships with you so you can ease their stress. Help them to fully surrender to you.

Please give complete healing to John's wife Karen. Touch her body and mind. Also give comfort to his pastor friend Gary through all the struggles he's going through.

Lay your hand over Suzy's daughter and new son-in-law. Bless their marriage and forge strong bonds between them and their new in-laws. Protect them from spiritual warfare and help them to rely completely on you.

Thank you for guiding Captain Caffeine's job direction. Please help me continue with my weight loss and running training. Please also help me and guide me as I work on my new proposals. Guide my life, open and close doors, and lead me into what you want me to do.

Amen.

Comments

KR said…
My bil is having prostate surgery Tuesday - Buddy B..please remember him.

Thanks!

MJ
Anonymous said…
Please pray for me. I have my driving permit, but when my Dad started trying to teach me himself without really knowing how to go about, we both ended up making a mistake, driving on a highway before I was ready, and crashed. Thankfully, God protected us, but please pray that God will help me to get back behind the wheel, but with an instructor who has experience in teaching, and that he'll help me to be a safe and careful driver for everyone in the car with me and everyone else around me.

Erin
Anonymous said…
Please pray that God will give me a job, and if it's His Will, before Christmas.

Please also pray that he'll help my horse to gain back some weight she lost in the beginning of this summer.

Thanks so much for this, Camy. Sometimes, you feel a little easier asking someone you've never met but kinda know to pray for something. I know God will bless you for trying to be an example and a encouragement and help for all of us.

~Sasafras
Anonymous said…
I agree with Sasafras. I pray that God will bless you too.

Please pray for God to intervene in my family. Even though I live in a Christian home, several of my family don't seem to really care how their relationship with God is past the necessaries. This, and some other problems they and I are struggling with cause a lot of stress.

Thanks!

* Honey
Anonymous said…
Forget to mention; MJ, I'll be praying for your friends too.

*Honey
Anonymous said…
Oh, I've got one more prayer request, if you could, Camy. We really want property, and we've found the perfect place. We really couldn't do better, I don't think. But in order to be able to buy it, we have to sell our current house. My parents seem to have pretty much given up. So, please pray that if it's God's Will, he'll have someone offer to buy our house, and if it's His Will, that we'll be able to buy that property.

Thanks you so much!

Erin
Camy Tang said…
Thanks, guys! I'm happy to pray for you!
Camy
Anonymous said…
I've got an update on my horse. Thanks for all your prayers for her health. It rained for almost 2 whole days last week, so that should help quite a bit towards getting her back towards 100%

However, I'm looking at starting college this fall, and my parents and I are concerned about what to do with Sas (my mare). We board her, and with me at college it would cost a lot more and I wouldn't be able to give her the attention she needs. My parents are kinda pushing me towards selling her, but I'm not sure. I love her so much, and I want to keep her, but I also want the best for her. I really need to know God's Will about this, so could you please pray that He'd show me and that I'd know without a doubt that it's from Him? And that He'll help me whatever the decision?

Thanks!

~Sasafras

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