My foot is still broken


Dear Dreaders,  Guess what… :P    Yep……. My foot is still broken.

Amy’s boot

Dr said that it could take a year for it to heal. He said my break is a difficult one. It is across the middle of my foot. The bones he said are like this. (–) He said stay in the boot. He saw a girl yesterday. Who after 7 months is finally seeing her bones connect. I broke mine 4 months ago. The dr said surgery wouldn’t make much a difference because my bone may never heal so putting a screw in especially at this point  won’t make big difference. In fact he said honestly it could prove to cause more issues if my foot doesn’t heal. I am on vitamin D and trying to stay off it as much as I can, however I am a pretty busy person and I don’t sit still well… I go back to see him in 6 weeks. I don’t sit still well but I am working on it.  Do me a favor, don’t ever break your foot. It is really painful and it limits you  so much more then I ever thought I would. I truly feel blessed that I still have my foot, and that things could be so much worse then they are… I have a big God who can do big things. I know this from personal experience. He has a plan! And I am trusting Him. I am Healed and I am just waiting for the manifestation of it! Till then I have lots to do and I will finally be forced to sit and work on my books with few excuses!

╰ღ╮❤╭ღ╯ Amy Jane ╰ღ╮❤╭ღ╯

Out with the Negitive and In with Joy


In reflection…I has been a good and a bad year…. The past moths alone have been horrid….But the moths before were awesome! In October I broke my foot… October 18th…. It is still in a boot…
>.< I am to see a specialist because its healing so slowly… My Dr. was concerned I may need to have a pin put in it temporarily… Or I may end up with an extra joint in my foot he said… (I’m praying for complet healing to maifest) It has really sucked not being able to drive… And I miss my local friends… On top of that a few of our pets have passed away… (because of cancer, brain, and other issues) Then My aunt Christine Passed away too… Right before Christmas…  ( believe they are all in Heaven healed and whole and I’ll see my pets and aunt again) I am not the only one going though issues… Some of my friends and family are too… And it breaks my heart…

But- The whole family got to be together for the first Christmas in 5 years! What a blessing! As for a gift to my parents… My sister Amanda and her Husband Kevin gave my parents sibling kittens… They are beautiful and they needed a good home… My paper back is being sold via Barns and Noble which is so exciting and scary too!

It is so easy to get mad at God for allowing the hurt in our lives… It has really piled up… But God has done so many good things too… Hes healed me more time then I could count, he take care of our needs when we lack… Hes brought my whole family into on state once more, and He’s blessing my baby Sister Amelia with a little Girl in February…The blessings out number the hardships… But when you are in the middle of a storm all you can see or feel is the hurt and pain…. I love Psalms 103, and Psalms 97. They are such amazzing chapters all about what God can and will do for you… Like Romans 8, Ephesians 6, Daniel 3, and Hebrews 11. They are all about what God can and will do for you if you have faith, if you obey Him and if you will listen… It is not really that hard… Right??? Wrong… Feeling bad…. Is a trap once you are feeling bad… It is so hard to find happiness again.. You have to choose to be happy, to allow yourself to be happy. You have to fight the lies of you being worthless and unimportant, that things will only get worse… You have to look for the good… Sounds familiar… In the past five years I have gone though this battle every year at some point. I think we all go though it… Different situation same type of battle… We need to Praise Him in the Storm and train our minds to be victors not victims… Philippians 4:4 Rejoice int he Lord always and again I say Rejoice.!!!

God bless you today and always! Choose to be happy to Have Faith and to Trust God to bring good out of Every Bad Situation!!!! Because He will!The devil comes only to steal from you, to kill you, and to destroy you; but Jesus came to Brig you Life and to Bring it Abundantly! ~John 10:10

 

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♥ #AmyJaneSandberg

GoodBye: Aunt Christine


Christmas eve dinner we got a call that my aunt had passed away. She was so talented as an actress and voice actress. She was real, down to earth, goofy, yet mature beyond her years. She really grasped life. She touched so many people. She had a light inside her that has gone out. It is greatly missed. She inspired so many, including me… I don’t think I would have followed my dreams of writing if not for her pushing me.  She was born my dad’s youngest half sister. We grew up with visits and packages  from her.  I miss her dearly she was my first and best pen-pal; When she retired it was a sad day for everyone. Something she had to do. To stay under the radar she then after went by went by her maiden name Sandberg.  My dad, Stanley Roy Sandberg was one of her half sibling. Their dad and my grandpa was Waldo Sandberg. My dad  told us that he helped raise her. He was very close to her and has taken it very hard… Especially, after loosing his Oldest son Shane Sandberg to cancer in 2013 and now loosing his youngest sister this year around my brother’s birthday Just was a stab in the heart… Which made Christmas all that much harder…. I really feel for him… He has had a hard life but my dad is an Amazing man!

We kept in touch with aunt Christine our whole lives. We visited with her. But kept her secret. She for reasons that I never knew but totally understand she wanted to keep to just her family. I would love to tell you so much more about her, but she enjoyed her privacy and out of respect I will keep the info to my family. It is truly sad she had no idea how much she touched peoples’ lives. To often amazing people can’t see how amazing they are. She was a real treasure.  I was really close to her. I am so blessed, just like anyone else who knew her was. She was one of my best friends. I am so sad thinking about how much I will miss her letters and sweet notes. I’m so glad. I can say she was a part of my life, not because she was famous but because she was Amazing. She was always leaning, she loved: animals, children, nature, the wind, history, culture, reading, and writing. A huge inspiration♥ I didn’t matter to me if she was famous or not… She was my Amazing Aunt! And I have the letters to prove it.

In the past year she talked about how much she missed my Grandpa Waldo. He passed away years ago. I find my closure in thinking thinking about how happy she must be to be with Grandpa Waldo, and the joy she must be having in Heaven.

It is so strange reading all this stuff on the media…. It is a really odd feeling… Thinking That is my aunt they are talking about… I am so glad she was loved by so many tho!

Here are the Few articles I liked and think they got the Info most Correct (They are not all the same):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXbocAF-bTI

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0004815/

http://www.denofgeek.us/tv/christine-cavanaugh/242381/voice-actor-christine-cavanaugh-dies

http://www.sltrib.com/home/2006851-155/christine-cavanaugh-utah-native-and-voice

http://www.examiner.com/article/voiceover-actress-christine-cavanaugh-dies-at-51

http://www.voiceovertimes.com/2014/12/31/vo-actor-christine-cavanaugh-passes-away-at-51/

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/01/arts/television/christine-cavanaugh-prolific-voice-actress-dies-at-51.html?_r=0

~♥♥♥You will not be forgotten Aunt Christine!♥♥♥~
~~~~♥Amy Jane Sandberg

Find my Books Here- Woot!


Guess what!!!! My book “God Supplies and Miracles Happen” are now on Amazon and B&N!  To get my books straight from the source please Go to the link below. Especially with coupons​ the site is always sharing. It is cheapest here except for the ebooks. Such as this one going on now 30% off through Dec 15

We’re just as excited about the season as you are, so we’re offering you one last chance to get 30% off all print books!

Use promo code KRBM2 now until 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 15, and get great reads for everyone you know!

 http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/AmyJane27

 Then look what I found this week!!! My book was approved for Barns and Nobel!!! Wow…!!!!  It was just for the nook but now they have my print books too!!

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/God-Supplies-and-Miracles-Happen?store=allproducts&keyword=God+Supplies+and+Miracles+Happen

​ For those of you who don’t know – The nook book is for nooks, and tablets with the nook app. Its a book you read on a screen… ​You can get a free nook app
☻ This is my Amazon Page~

http://www.amazon.com/Amy-Jane-Sandberg/e/B00NF9F0OY

​ here is the kindle Amazon link… Kindle is also an eBook but for kindle readers and apps​

http://www.amazon.com/Supplies-Miracles-Happen-Jane-Sandberg-ebook/dp/B00MMM3YTS/ref=la_B00NF9F0OY_1_1_title_0_main?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1418625674&sr=1-1

☻ You If you have heard of GoodReads This is my  name there. It is so sureal to see my dream coming true… To be listed as an Author!!

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/8449633.Amy_Jane_Sandberg

 I know that’s is  a lot of links but I have 3 more for you…  My Face book pages… 

 Since Lulu say’s I am my own Publisher… I took on this Name… Inspired  by a comic I was going to do. But  be a book instead.. So this is the main page for all my books  fiction and faith https://www.facebook.com/pages/A-Novel-Life-Publishing-co/419479348118698?ref=hl

This page  I made to coexist with this blog.. it is about my life, thoughts and work… https://www.facebook.com/AmyJaneSandberg.Novelist?ref=hl

 And This one is for my other Blog and one of the main books I am working on now. https://www.facebook.com/DeeplyRootedInGodsWord?ref=hl

♥♥♥♥Thank you so Much!!! I so Thrilled and Nervous… This is my first book of many to come but it is close to my heart because It is my true story summarized. And all abotu What God has done and can do for you too!!! God is a good God… You may not agree with my faith. But I am who I am because of it… This will be the most personal thing I havepublished untll I finish the full book. I love you lots and you are awesome!!!!♥♥♥♥

~Amy Jane Sandberg

 

Progress….


Hello Dear Readers.

I am sorry I have been very bad only posting on my Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/AmyJaneSandberg.Novelist, But I am rectifying that this week, by back dating and adding older posts here with more details then I have on Face book. So When I post this they will be already added. ^_^

For the past few weeks I have been working on my books.

I was shocked when someone bought 6 books at once. When I asked her why; She told me she wanted to share them. She sent me this picture today after she received them. She is awesome! I edied the picture to protect her privacy. I’m still speechless.
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My phone is giving me lots of issues. It keeps saying that I need an update but when I accept it does nothing. It keeps going silent and out of range a lot more than ever! I am not receiving 3/4 of my calls. Sigh. With that and my net issues I wonder if there’s a good reason or it is playing with me. I really miss talking to you regularly. People are extremely important to me. And I make time for you when I can. Friendship is a 2 way street. I am sorry I can’t be around like I want to. Life has added more to keep me busy as well. Please do- Text me, skype me, or fb message me; and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible whenever you want me. There’s a guy who at Best buy who may be able to fix it I just have to make time to go.

♥ Love ya,

Amy Jane Sandberg

distance.

Dear CHD Surviors


‪#‎CHD‬ (Congenital heart defects) Grow up to be ‪#‎ACHD‬ (Adult’s with Congenital heart defects) If you have a CHD, you are a Survivor! Just like me. We are all born special in some way or another. Don’t let your CHD hold you back! We all have a purpose, we all touch lives and we help others in our own special way That God gave us… CHD may limit us physically but it can’t stop you! Thank God Your purpose isn’t mine, because without your unique gifts and talents, some of us may not have lived.. Don’t let others put standards and limits to what you can do. Only you can decide

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If you are looking for a work out, or looking to help out anyways.. Seems they added a lot more options to the and websites since last year. This is awesome! #MendedLittleHearts #ACHA #FightToLive http://www.congenitalheartwalk.org/ —I encourage you to get involved in someway..

♥Love ya – Amy Jane Sandberg
Amyjane testimoney

FIRE!!!


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There was a massive fire only a street away from our house! It was super scary!!! It was started by a bad power-line. The flames ran up the side of the mountain and on to the bluff we live… It was defiantly life changing… Fear is powerful, it is brain numbing too at times… I rarely have faced a situation where I lost the power to think. I was mentally and physically frozen for a few minuets. So I prayed… Because that is what I do when I know not what to do, I ask God. And then I made mental notes of where the animals were, where what I needed to save was… I was faced with the reality. It is really interesting what really goes though your mind when faced with the question- There is a fire, what is the one thing you save? If the fire reached us, I would loose so many items, some collectors, none of them as important as the my family and pets… The first thing I thought of, was I have no pet carrier for the cats, what will I do with them? Let them outside to fend for themselves if it comes to it, animals are smart and they have instincts would they make it? No… I’ll try and wrap them in a towel put them in the car hope I don’t drop them on the way down… If I must I will… I told myself Then I quickly found my dog leash, and got her downstairs. (I live on a second story with stairs on the outside.) I kept a close eye on the fire. I have to say the Firemen were fast, brave and awesome! The news said we had only seven fire trucks, but I counted about thirty-three of all types.. There was even helicopters working hard to put the fire out!

I was about to pack up and get us all of us out of the house but then I looked over to the empty field next door and saw about ten deer peacefully eating grass and sleeping. After that I felt peace and I knew we would be safe. Just then the wind shifted and instead of blowing north it stated to blow west… Which was good! Soon after that They had the fire out near the homes, but the fire moved fast west… The poor firemen worked well into the night and into the next morning to get the massive fire out.

We were so blessed not to have any homes or people hurt in our small town. The firemen did an awesome job! God is so good! Sometimes still when I see smoke I quickly go over the emergency list I have prepared in my mind, what I need to do etc as i it were a natural reaction… Fear is a funny thing and very powerful… This whole thing was super scary but a great lesson of faith and a real test. One which I am glad we didn’t have to take!

♥Love ya, Amy Jane Sandberg

Kalaloch 2014


Hello Dear Friends,

I just got back from Camping. It was a  great trip. I wish so many of you could have come with us and enjoyed the serenity away from the Hurried lives most of us all now live.

It is so funny how your environment can change how you act how you think. I used to debate that as being false…  But I have found I was wrong. I know an Environment change can be good but it doesn’t always work on all people. I know this is not always true. And it hasn’t been for me. However after a week-long of camping I have trained myself in a way that I didn’t expect I’m using way less water than I used to. And I thought I was pretty good at conserving water before this trip. I keep looking for fire to burn my paper trash. I am surprised to put on clean clothes and not feel sand or dirt inside. A shower feels like a blessing. What a joy not to have to sponge bath. (We I have driven 40 miles to the shower. But we were having so much fun.) My bed almost feels too big and to soft. I feel spoiled. It was such a joy and such a great trip I can’t help but want to climb back into the car and go back. I miss the computer and the games and the phone but I hardly get on the computer other than to write. It was peaceful and serene in ways I have never experienced before. I really truly wish I could have shared this experience with so many of you; but certain few people for sure.

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If you have not been camping before I’d totally suggest it!
♥ Love ya,
Amy Jane Sandberg

Hurry Read Quick!!!


Hello! ^_^     (Happy smile)

  How are you my  dear readers? Just jump right in….   So I told you  last time I wrote  that I was working on preparing “God Supplies and Miracles Still Happen” for Global Publishing… Well I  finally  did it!!! I prepared two  paper backs  books 38 pages each, and one e-book..  I did away with the coil bound version.. I know  a lot pf people liked it. However the pages got caught and tore to easy… Out of the two types I had before it was the worst quality… But  for peopel who like larger font, This i created  an 8.×5    I ordered that and the much improved  6×9.  I had before… They looked awesome! Other then some formatting errors and  small  typos… All in which I fixed and have now updated…  They rocked! I was super pleased with both!  I am so so picky….. But – This will be the final updates…  

    ~~~~And look ~~~~

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Here is the e-mail they sent me about the books… Now- all I have to do is click yes, and then It is a matter of  weeks,  till I find out they say yes.. (I am standing in Faith they will)  I followed all the rules and requirements.  I am quite sacred actually….  When this goes through   anyone who wants, will have a little insight into my personal life and walk of faith.. It makes me more scared and excited to finish the main book which I have been working on again.  The e-book could be approved any day now, tho I think the print books look way better.. I am excited!

Also There happens to  be a book sale!!! 

http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/AmyJane27

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 20% Sale Code: HAMMOCK14

I  think that is God… If you want to  get a copy  go for it… and God bless you today and  Always!!

A Blessing in Disguise.


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Oh Hello there,

It is that time again right… The  time to update you on all that is happening…  I can’t believe how fast time flies…

*First off: After along debate with myself and some other people. I looked into globally publishing my faith  short story “God Supplies and Miracles still Happen”. God’s  timing is always perfect. Before when I had looked into publishing on Amazon and Barns and Noble it would have cost me $200.00 each. But when I looked into it again recently I saw it  has now become free…. Seriously??? Woot!!!

So I  started proof reading my  book that was out for sale and re-formatting it for the global copy and I caught some big errors… Some how I had published the wrong copy of my book… How embarrassing…  I sure hope no one bought any of those bad copies… The story is still good. However some key things had errors. Such as:  my parents rode a train to San Francisco not a plane… Since I had some how deleted the better copy I had to start editing all over again…  This turned out to be a blessing in disguise. I increased the book by almost 10 pages… And I rearranged some things, so it flows much better. I sent the  final copy to  someone I trust to edit it further.. When I get it back I’ll re check it, make the appropriate changes and  re-publish  it on http://www.LuLu.com

Since the books I have up are glitched. I removed the links to them  for now. Once I get it back I will  re format those books and put in the new content… I have to do it for  both books.  You will be able to order copies of these exclusively  from LuLu when I put them back up… And Now  I’ll have a third copy… It will be saddle stitched.  I have to order  a copy to see how it turns out, which can take up tow weeks, and once I give the go ahead they will send it to their approval team to make sure everything is good and it is presentable to be mass produced.  That  can take up six to eight weeks. EEk! Once it is approved, which I know it will be, The book will be available  for sale and  at more then the two places.  I am so excited and Scared!!!! I never dreamed this would be so realistic and my dream is finally coming to it’s beginning… I know some of you have been waiting literally years…

*Second: Now that I have that taken care of I am back to working on the other three books. I am honestly  re- Thinking Amy Jane’s Mini Assortments… I still wanna  do it, however. I am not sure to what scale and what  exactly do I want the contents to contain now. I just don’t seem like the grand example of my work as I first thought it to be.. So while I barley work on that I am currently  working on finishing “Deeply Rooted In Him”  The next book I hope to publish and by the end of the year too….  And of course I’m working on my main. “Miracles still Happen Today”.  Both are coming along very nicely. I am debating changing  the name, of ” Miracles Still Happen Today”.  I’ll cross that road once it is done..

*Third: I found 3 of my fictions… Two of the three are mostly up  to date, which I am pleased to have printed notes on… And one that is really out of date. I don’t think I will dare even touching that one till much latter.. But now when I get burned out and fried from working on my personal and faith stories I now have another set of outlets  to work on and relive my stress.  I am so happy about that.. But  Don’t get your hopes up.. They are far from being done and I still have some plot kinks to figure out Before get get to deep into the story.

*Lastly: Thank you so much for reading and caring about my work. It means so much to me and encourages me, even-tho I revive so little comments. I am so pleased my ambition and passion matters to you even if it is the tiniest bit…  ~HUGS~

  ~Amy Jane Sandberg

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