This is a guest post by Fay Klingler.Author and illustrator Fay A. Klingler is an award-winning creative and technical writer. An often sought-after motivational speaker for women’s groups and radio and television audiences, Fay thoroughly enjoys her family, speaking and writing, sewing, gardening, hiking, and camping. Together, the Klinglers have twelve children and thirty-five grandchildren in their blended family. They reside in Draper, Utah. Fay loves to hear from her readers. You can send her an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit her website or facebook page, or watch herPromo Video.
I have a firm belief in the power of women. I truly feel we have a solemn responsibility to be guardians of the home and family, but not in the same sense as men. We should exemplify true womanhood, displaying and teaching by using the delicate, immense God-given spiritual gifts entrusted to each of us.
Too often we belittle ourselves, our abilities. Yet in reality, with little stretching, we are capable of so much more; our strengths far surpass what we believe about ourselves. Over time, life can teach us this truth if we put our faith in Heavenly Father and take the action steps that we’re prompted to do through the gift of the Holy Ghost.
As a writer for women, I believe it is my job to provide inspiration for women””accurate, specific helps””materials that bring joy and strengthen and uplift the reader. A Woman’s Power: Threads that Bind Us to God accomplishes that in a big way. Materials presented help the reader recognize who she is, or who she wants to become. This book shares many stories, revealing the dimension of power prayer and faith generates in a woman’s life. These materials provide guidance in goal setting, safety, and supporting each other, which affects all aspects of our lives, not just our physical security, but our spiritual safekeeping as well.
My son Tim helped me make the Book Trailerfor A Woman’s Power. I wanted the video to show women in all stages of life because the principles in that book are the same for all, from the time we’re young and playing with our dolls to the enduring, aging years . . . I was worried about finding appropriate music, but when Alicia Myers said I could use her original composition, I was thrilled. The music complimented the theme of the trailer and the theme of the book.
I’m blessed with a wonderful family with many who support me in my endeavors. Two of the characters in the trailer are my granddaughters””Ashlee, the young girl with the doll, and Sydney, the faithful teenager. Tim and I did a lot of filming for the trailer. I have only one regret””we ran out of time to film one scene over. When completing the trailer, Tim realized we had the lighting visible when we shot the scene of Sydney picking up her school bag and looking over her shoulder to survey her bedroom before leaving for school. That shot would have shown her beautiful face and helped the viewer recognize the importance of finding her identity. Despite that small mishap, I feel the trailer was a great success.
I provided a couple guest posts and author interviews on my blog tour. If you’re interested, you might go to those blog stops and read more about me. I also have an “About Me” menu tab on my website (www.fayklingler.com).
Here are the links to the blog stops:
February 28th, Tuesday”””Great Minds Think Aloud”
February 29th, Wednesday”””I Am a Reader, Not a Writer”
March 1st, Thursday”””Bonnie Gets a Say”
March 9th, Friday–“The Character Connection”