Author Archives: C.A. Simonson

About C.A. Simonson

C.A. (Candy) Simonson writes fiction and nonfiction short stories, articles and books. She has over 400 publications in national magazines, newspapers, and other tabloids. Her award-winning short stories have appeared in seven anthologies. The Journey Home trilogy, "Love's Journey Home," "Love Looks Back," and "Love's Amazing Grace," are Christian family drama/adventure/romance/mystery, based on true events. She has also put together an anthology of 56 short stories written in 26 sentences from A-Z in "A Quick Read." A children's speller/story coloring book was released in April 2017 featuring artwork and stories. A devotional with over 100 inspirational stories and poems is scheduled to be released in June 2017. Copies are available in paperback and digital format on Amazon, KOBO, iTunes, and Barnes and Noble. When she is not writing, she is painting, crafting, or fishing.

The Forming of Faith & the Power of Prayer


How is faith formed? “Little by little, line upon line, precept upon precept,” the Bible says. Without warning young Violet began to have jerking episodes when she was ten years old. Her legs would not allow her to stand, making … Continue reading

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The Pursuit of Dependence


But, in our pursuit of liberty and happiness, there is another right we should have – the right of dependence. Everyone wants their independence, but think how dependent we are each and every moment…. Continue reading

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What Do Your Eyes Say?


They say your eyes are the windows to your soul. Warm, glowing eyes speak love. Narrowed eyes can shoot daggers. It is easy to understand the saying, “If looks could kill.” You can easily read people’s feelings through their eyes. … Continue reading

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Mama Taught Much Without Saying a Word


There are advantages to being born last. With brother and sisters grown and gone, I grew up like an only child. Having a child all to herself in her middle-age years, Mother wasn’t lonely. Violet Agnes Iverson was born a … Continue reading

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Who is God?


Who is God? Creator of Heaven and Earth Master of the Universe – the Omnipotent, All-Powerful One What is God? Unfathomable, Omniscient One Who knows all – sees all. He is the Deep beyond deep going into the depths of … Continue reading

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He Made the Tree


God made the tree on which His Son hung. It was on that tree, which was formed into a rugged cross, that Jesus died for you and me. It’s overwhelming to think that God in His wonderful plan of salvation … Continue reading

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It Had to Be…


Agonized breaths jerked each muscle taut, draining his strength, shaking his body. Bloody and battered beyond recognition, his bruised body hung suspended between heaven and earth. Crucified as a criminal–hated and scorned–he still promised the thief beside him hope: “Today, … Continue reading

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