Author Archives: Debbie Erickson

About Debbie Erickson

I'm a children's author. I believe all children need encouragement. I want them to discover their passion and follow their heart's desire. God is the wind beneath my wings, and Jesus is the Rock of my salvation.

“Let The Little Children Come Unto To Me, And Do Not Hinder Them…”

“Alon, the ancient oak—the forest’s primeval icon—loomed. Its dark, edgy streaks wound around its bare, twisted trunk, forming black-eyed knots that stared through the shadows with contempt. Its branches sprawled over the forest canopy like mummy fingers, but it was … Continue reading

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Rise Above The Ashes

*Revised. Originally published in CandidlyChristian : http://candidlychristian.com/stay-positive/ Do you sometimes feel beaten down by the world? Do you spend your time spent around those who tell you ‘you can’t’ rather than those who tell you can? It’s easy to allow others to drag … Continue reading

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What Are Your Goals For The Future?

*First published in Candidly Christian – April 24, 2017 (revised) Have you ever wanted to try new things, but you feel overburdened with other priorities. I’ve felt this way. I read a post the other day about how fast time … Continue reading

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Are You A Quitter?

*First published on Candidly Christian – February 20, 2017 How many New Year’s Resolutions have you kept? How many goals and dreams have fallen by the wayside? We get so excited to make a New Year’s Resolution, and we tell … Continue reading

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Three Tips On Pursuing Your Goals

Have you ever wanted to try something new on your path through life, or pursue a lifelong goal/dream that you can’t seem to find time for right now? Save your thoughts. Write them down. Stop by Candidly Christian and check out my … Continue reading

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What Is Your Passion? Your Purpose?

*Revised & Condensed (First Published December 12, 2016 on candidlychristian.com) Many years ago, I struggled with depression. It wasn’t your normal, everyday kind of depression that comes one day and is gone the next. It was pretty severe and lasted for … Continue reading

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A Modern-Day Holocaust

As a former peer counselor at a Woman’s Pregnancy Care Center, the center helps to lead women choose life for their baby rather than abortion. We help them by offering material items as well as spiritual needs while they navigate the … Continue reading

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Don’t lose hope, live on purpose

Candidly Christian is a new blogging site about Real Women, Real Life, and Real Faith. We will be talking about real issues that women face. Join us here to discover how you can find your true passion and stave off … Continue reading

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Widows and Orphans

Helping Widows and Orphans As I was driving the other day, God seemed to speak to my heart, and I wanted to share. Two words came to mind: Widows and Orphans. James 1:27 says, “Pure and undefiled religion in the sight of … Continue reading

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Hebrews 9:27-28

27  Just as people are destined to die once, and after that to face judgment, 28  so Christ was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many; and he will appear a second time, not to bear sin, but … Continue reading

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