Karen Whiting, a freelance writer and award winning author of more than thirty nonfiction books, loves to let creativity splash onto the pages as she writes. Karen’s newest books Growing a Peaceful Heart and Growing a Joyful Heart help people live above the negative news and difficut cicrumstances to embrace God’s love.
Karen also writes books to equip families and help them and their children thrive. Karen is a certified personality trainer, certified children’s ministry coach, and AWSA certified writing and marketing coach. She loves to guide people to move forward in life and God’s calling.
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Growing a Joyful Heart, late spring 2023
180 devotions and prayers that focus on inner joy, realtional joy, choosing joy in struggles, and becoming a joy giver. Come alongside individuals and their stories to discover how the joy of the Lord can be your strength and source to a more joyful life. Read the stories of men and women from the past and the BIble, too, abe inspired on how they chose joy in all circumstances..
Growing a Peaceful Heart, Fall 2022
180 devotions and prayers that focus on inner peace, peace in relationships, and being a peacemaker in your home, community, and world. Come alongside individuals who have overcome strife to be at peace and help foster peace. Read the stories of men and women from the past and the BIble, too, and discover how the problems and solutions are the same throughout generations.
The Super-Sized Book of Bible Craft Gifts
My daughter Rebecca co-authored this book with me. The paper crafts will focus on kindness and gifts from the heart. Crafts will include games, greeting cards, decrations, special days, games, puppets, mobiles, and more. Fun for children that also helps them express kindness and reach out to show God love to others.
Magazine articles and blog posts
Cover and feature Profile
Almost an Author interview
Sampling of Articles By Karen
Focus on the Family
10 Great Reasons to Have Consistent Family Devotion
10 Reasons to Make Family Meal Times Meaningful
CBD Has Gne to the Dogs: It Helps Them Too!
One Christian Man’s Story: From CBD Doubter to Distributor
Molly Green Magazine
Podcasts and Blogs
Raising Christian Kids with LeeAnn Mancini
God in the Ordinary with Sharon Tedford
Every Day Incredible with Keri Kitchen
Acts Media Group with Amber Weigand Buckley
Chispa Magazine demo making muffin bouquet
Rosalinda Rivera interview (Nature Girl)
Marketeers on a MIssion with Patricia Durgin
Listen to KNEO”s review of 52 Weekly Devotions for families Called to Serve
Kathryn Ross of Pageant Wagon book review
The Gift of Bread review by Nora ST Laurent psalm516bogspot
52 Devotions for Busy Families at Parenting like Hannah
52 Devotions for Busy Families at Molly Green
Five of Karen’s Books reviewed at Homeschool Way
Raising a Young Modern Day Princess by ChristianChildrensauthors.com
Raising a Young Modern Day Princess, The Old Schoolhouse
Christmas is Coming! review by Christianchildrensauthors.com
Girl Talk Guy Talk at Lighthouse Academy Blog
Girl Talk Guy Talk by Books, Beautiful Book
Nature Girl by The Barn Door
Nature Girl by Ohio Homeschool Assesment
WHCB radio interview by host Dianne Barker
(Growing a Mother’s Heart)
Homekeepers Show with Host Arthelene Rippy
Life Today with Host James Robinson
Igniting a Nation with Eric Walker (Called to Serve book)
WGGS interview on Niteline
Club 36 Bread Making & Bread in the Bible
Homekeepers 52 Weekly Devotions for Busy Familie
Faith Radio with host Bob Crittenden Devos for Brave Boys
WHCB Radio show At The Library Host Dianne Barker
Interview by host Bob Crittenden on his show The Meeting House
Orlando Radio, Allan Dempsey’s show Perspectives, part 1 52 Weekly Devotions for Families Called to Serve
I Work4Him Radio Show chatting about teens in the work force and Girl Talk Guy Talk
Karen is the author of thirty-four books.She writes to help families thrive and connect to God. As a mom of five she shares what worked for her family and hope it will hel;p parents bnuild strong family bonds.
Karen served as a contributing writer for Focus on the Family’s parenting magazine for a few years. She writes for families at Crosswalk.com and blogs on marketing for The Write Conversation.
Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including Focus on the Family magazine, The Lookout, and Today’s Christian Woman. Karen formerly hosted Puppets on Parade, an educational television series. She speaks for women’s groups, retreats, schools, children’s ministry leaders, and mother-daughter events. Karen and her late husband participated in Officers’ Christian Fellowship for nearly four decades, helping military families and academy students. Karen enjoys her five children and fifteen grandchildren. She lives along the coast of sunny Florida but enjoys travel and adventure! She also likes to cook and create new crafts.