Culture changes, but struggles remain the same for every woman throughout history, wherever she lives. How does she keep her hand in God’s, no matter the circumstances?
Marilyn and Cheryl write books about the past to inspire women of today.
Recently released books from Marilyn and Cheryl
About the Authors
Marilyn Read and Cheryl Waugh are Texans with a deep interest in history. They teamed up in 2006, after the deaths of Cheryl’s mother and Marilyn’s daughter. Their partnership is a God thing.
They write about strong women in the old southwest to inspire women of today in their journey with God. Seek a Safe Harbor and Dawn’s Light in Monterey are the two books of their Women of Monterey series.
Marilyn and Cheryl are currently collaborating on a series about Texas cattlemen and the tenacious women standing beside them.
From Fact to Fiction
Native women of the California Coast found natural remedies for many common ailments.
Longhorn Fact to Fiction
Texas owes its very existence to cattle. The earliest settlers depended upon the meat of black, long-horned feral Mexican cattle they hunted from the brush.
Fray Junipero Serra
“Prayer is where our fears go to die, Anna. We drag them out one by one and stand them before God. Courage does not panic—it prays.”
Mission San Carlos de Borremeo San Carmelo
The church with its two asymmetrical bell towers, arched roof, star shaped window. The early walls were covered in mortar made from seashells.
“You will be protected with us, Anna, just as a ship in the harbor is safe. But, as your father well knew, that is not why ships are created.”
But a ship is built to withstand wild seas. I’ve known only calm waters and comfort for most of my life. I fear storms and uncertainty.