The Writing

Friendship--When It’s Easy and When It’s Not

Friendship--When It’s Easy and When It’s Not

Friendship: When It's Easy and When It's Not Let’s face it, everyone wants friends, but some individuals just don’t make it easy! Friendship: When It’s Easy And When It’s Not focuses on the different types of individuals in our lives: the sunny friends...
Good Mews

Good Mews

God placed cats on earth with a special mission - to provide unconditional love and support to the people in their lives. In Good Mews , Kitty Chappell captures the playful and inquisitive characteristics we all love about this grace-full species, ...
Soaring Above the Ashes on the Wings of Forgiveness

Soaring Above the Ashes on the Wings of Forgiveness

Would Kitty Chappell ever be able to forgive her father? None of them had escaped his brutality—her mother, younger siblings—not even the family pets. As the firstborn of three children, Kitty felt it her duty to protect her family, but how? Her...
But Lord, I Was Happy Shallow

But Lord, I Was Happy Shallow

Editor: Marita Littauer Publisher: Kregel Publications ISBN: 0-8254-3160-3 Featuring: A Clear Conscience by Kitty Chappell (excerpt below )       Abstain from all appearance of evil. 1 Thessalonians 5:22 ...
Chicken Soup for the Soul - My Very Good, Very Bad Cat

Chicken Soup for the Soul - My Very Good, Very Bad Cat

By: Amy Newmark 101 Heartwarming Stories about Our Happy, Heroic & Hilarious Pets Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul ISBN-10: 1611599555 ISBN-13: 978-1611599558 Featuring: Smokey the Sheriff by Kitty Chappell (excerpt below...
Chicken Soup for the Soul - The Power of Forgiveness

Chicken Soup for the Soul - The Power of Forgiveness

Compliled by: Amy Newmark and Anthony Anderson Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC ISBN: 978-1-61159-942-8 Featuring: Change of Heart by Kitty Chappell (excerpt below )       To forgive is...
Family Ties

Family Ties

Compliled by: Kimberly Elizabeth Sherman Grove Publisher: Hidden Book Press ISBN: 978-1-927725-17-7 Featuring: Faith, Granny’s Cookies and the Peanut Patch by Kitty Chappell (excerpt below )       Guided b...
Follow Your Dreams: Wisdom & Inspiration for Graduates

Follow Your Dreams: Wisdom & Inspiration for Graduates

Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publishing ISBN: 10:1-59145-568-5 Featuring: Wildflowers by Kitty Chappell (excerpt below )         Lord, help me to grow as the wildflowers grow Be it in a meadow or crack in cement- Despite...
God Allows U-Turns

God Allows U-Turns

Compiled by: Allison Bottke and Cheryll Hutchings Publisher: Bethany House ISBN: 0-7642-0181-6 Featuring: Free at Last by Kitty Chappell (excerpt below )       The cold, steel muzzle of my father's gun pressed...
God's Way

God's Way

Publisher: White Stone Books ISBN: 1-59379-006-6 Featuring: A Clear Conscience by Kitty Chappell (excerpt below )         Abstain from all appearance of evil. 1 Thessalonians 5:22 I couldn't believe...
Hope Chest - Tools for a Life of Fulfillment

Hope Chest - Tools for a Life of Fulfillment

By Tom Pizure Publisher: Mind Body Systems, Inc. ISBN: 0-9714449-0-0 Featuring: Pass It On by Kitty Chappell (excerpt below )         The air in the choir room was heavy with silence. The group collectively...
Partly Cloudy with Scattered Worries

Partly Cloudy with Scattered Worries

Author: Kathy Collard Miller Publisher: Bethany House ISBN: 0-7642-0025-9 Featuring: Excerpt from Sins of a Father, Forgiving the Unforgivable by Kitty Chappell (excerpt below )       Kitty Chappell gives us a wonderful...
Sing a New Song

Sing a New Song

Publisher: Evergreen Publications ISBN: 0-9262-8407-X Featuring: A Love Bath by Kitty Chappell (excerpt below )           Yesterday I bathed my two cats in a nontoxic flea solution. Smokey spit...
Smiles

Smiles

Publisher: Mark Gilroy Communications ISBN: 0-9721682-5-7 Featuring: Keep on Smiling by Kitty Chappell (excerpt below )     She is clothed with strength and dignity' She can laugh at the days to come. Proverbs 31:25 ...
Soul Matters for the Heart

Soul Matters for the Heart

Editor: Jessica Inman Publisher: Countryman, Thomas Nelson Publishers ISBN: 1-4041-0205-1 Featuring: The Question That Changed My Life by Kitty Chappell (excerpt below )       "I never lacked for anything as an...
Stories for the Spirit-Filled Believer

Stories for the Spirit-Filled Believer

Editors: Christine Boley Publisher: Starburst Publishers ISBN: 1-892016-54-0 Featuring: Now I Understand by Kitty Chappell (excerpt below )       I liked transcribing, but not full time. When I worked "on-call"...
The Day I Met God

The Day I Met God

Editors: Jim & Karen Covell, Victorya M. Rogers Publisher: Multnomah ISBN: 1-57673-786-1 Featuring: Free to Forgive by Kitty Chappell (excerpt below )         Children begin by loving their parents; As...
The Groovy Chick's Road Trip to Love

The Groovy Chick's Road Trip to Love

Editors: Dena Dyer and Laurie Barker Copeland Publisher: Life Journey – Cook Communications Ministries ISBN: 0-7814-4353-9 Featuring: Boiling Potatoes by Kitty Chappell (excerpt below )       It happened without w...
The Groovy Chicks' Road Trip to Peace

The Groovy Chicks' Road Trip to Peace

Editors: Dena Dyer & Laurie Barker Copeland Publisher: Life Journey – Cook Communications Ministries ISBN: 0-7814-4150-1 Featuring: Be What's Missing by Kitty Chappell (excerpt below )       Where is that c...
What I Learned From God While Cooking

What I Learned From God While Cooking

Editor: Christine Bolley Publisher: Barbour ISBN: 1-5931-0346-8 Featuring: The Great Cornbread Cook-off by Kitty Chappell (excerpt below )       For where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder...

Poems

Some Things I Don’t Understand.. Published in The Sierra Star, Oakhurst, CA in May, 1992 I have driven automobiles for over 40 years and I still don’t understand how their engines work. I merely aim the car in a direction I want to go and press the...

A New Year’s Prayer

Bless this year, oh Lord, we pray, Guide our steps both night and day. Give us wisdom and insight To select the path that's right. Let all failures of last year and all hurts, Lord, disappear. May they stepping stones become, Making us more wise...

After Me

She always grabs the seat with the best view, the nicest room in adjoining suites, the choicest selection of desserts— and leaves the less desirable for me. Sometimes I resent it. Not because I want it for myself, for I would offer the best to h...

Choice

We struggle within, our battles fought As helpless creatures in a web caught, And seek in our circumstance to blame An outer force because we are lame. God help us ignore the pains of earth And carve our handicaps into worth By learning to use...

Death Notice

O, Death, I do not fear you. Nor do I cringe at the thought of your inevitability— for I know who you are. You are but a misty veil through which I will one day walk as I enter into that radiant presence of my Redeemer—your Captor— Who suffe...