When I grasp a good book in my hands and read words that edify, my heart sings; it is a breath of fresh air, a lovely breeze on a warm summer’s day.
The books that inspire, uplift, and encourage are such rich blessings, but they are not always easy to come by.
This past week I’ve been able to read a book – or, listen to it, I should say. The book is a collection of letters written by a sturdy, godly woman in the 1700’s. Although she was imperfect in an imperfect world, she was a hard-worker, diligently sought to improve her skills, and delighted in the Lord and His sovereign plan.
At the age of sixteen, her father left her in charge of his plantation in South Carolina. She was responsible, put her mind to her work, and took pleasure in caring for her father’s property. A rigorous schedule she made for herself and followed, looking out for the well-being of others and ways to help the economy in the state she lived.
Her name? Eliza Lucas Pinckney. She was an inspiring woman, and God has used her legacy to continue to impact lives today.
Would you like to listen to her story, and know more about this amazing woman of God? Read below…
The new audio-book series “Voices from the Past: American Heroines in Their Own Words“ is read aloud by Victoria Botkin. The first four in this series are:
Each of these are encouraging, inspiring, challenging, uplifting, and share about the beauties and hardships of life and the women who lived before our time – women whose examples we can learn from.
With period-fitting music composed by her daughters, Mrs. Victoria Botkin captures each story in a way that imprints on hearts and minds. Her voice is soothing, with meaning behind each word . . . I believe I could listen to her all day long.
The Western Conservatory has graciously offered to give away four copies of the “Voices from the Past” audio-books – there will be four (4) winners! Each winner will get to choose which one of the audio-books they would like to win.
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