MEET THE AUTHOR

Meet Brenda

Brenda is the Founder and Director of Alive and Active Life. As a trained Marriage / Family / Individual Counselor and skilled educator, she comes alongside to help you apply Scriptural principles in practical, creative ways so you can have an Alive and Active Life every day. 

Brenda’s many life experiences have included challenging growth seasons and adventure. She has also endured sufferings, losses, and trials. Her discovery? Jesus makes life deeply meaningful when you accept His invitation to live an Alive and Active Life.

Brenda develops, publishes, and circulates resources and tools that help you walk with God. All resources and tools – articles, books, e-books, podcast, audio books, and specialized tools – have been designed prayerfully to help you navigate life’s challenges using God’s Word.

 
 
 
 
 
 

So What Exactly Does Brenda Do?

Because she knows how hard life can be and how precious time is, Brenda’s focus in her writing and resource development is to:

  • Come alongside to help you live successfully as a follower of Jesus Christ.
  • Bring encouragement, inspiration, and practical action steps to you every time you use one of our resources and tools.
  • Assist your application of God’s Word in practical, effective ways to daily life.
  • Affirm Scripture is “for real” and extremely relevant.
  • Bring comfort and hope from Scripture into life’s sorrows.
  • Remind that God’s power is literally downloaded into Scripture, ready for you to “plug into.”

 
 
 
 
 
 

What Does Brenda Want?

Brenda wants you to grow in God’s grace and strength each day and know Him better. She wants you to know Scripture is Alive and Active! It is extremely current, very powerful, and practical

Scripture consistently declares – “God loves you – so much!

 
 
 
 
 

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I Have To Be Right!

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ACM: A Tool To Build Noble Character

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Roots Up

The other day, I was pulling weeds in my vegetable garden. Fortunately, I found and uprooted most of the “little guys.” But there were some weeds that had been growing a bit longer. They were stubborn and tough. I had to get my fingers right down at their entrance into the earth, take a “death grip,” and pull with my whole body – just to get those “bigger guys” out of my garden! From the roots up, those weeds were supported . . . until my hands came along! Read More …

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Need A Miracle?

I’m sure you’ve heard stories of people who died but came back to life. Some have been miraculously healed of serious diseases. There are stories of amazing financial provisions – down to the penny needed. Imminent tragedies have “somehow” dissipated.

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When You Are Weary

I’ve been listening attentively to the news these recent months. Our world sounds weary. And since the globe is made up of individuals – like you and me – I’m guessing you may feel some weariness, too. In addition to

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Turn The Light On For Direction: 7 Steps

One of the first things you do when you walk into a room is turn the light on. That enables you to see everything, prevents falls, and helps you find your way. A light makes your environment feel more welcome.

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