About Wendy Sparkes

Wendy Sparkes lives in the UK and has been a Nursery Nurse for over fifteen years working with children aged three to five. She is also the author of the 3 books in her Stop and Smell the Roses Series: A Sunny Day, Snowfall and One Starry Night.

My Happy Pumpkin

Young children delight in picking out and carving their first pumpkins. Now help them learn about God’s love by comparing the experience to God’s choosing us and shaping us to his delight. Just as the candle glows, so does God’s … Continue reading

Enjoying Autumn.

Then God saw everything that He had made, and indeed it was very good. Genesis 1:31 NKJV Autumn is a beautiful season of the year as the leaves on the trees gradually change colour, giving us a glorious display of … Continue reading

Songs for Harvest Time.

It is good to give thanks to the Lord, and to sing praises to Your name, O Most High. Psalm 92 v 1 NKJV. We have our Harvest Thanksgiving service at our church on Sunday. With that being on my … Continue reading

Counted with the Stars

A Story of Love, Desperation, and Hope During a Great Biblical Epoch Sold into slavery by her father and forsaken by the man she was supposed to marry, young Egyptian Kiya must serve a mistress who takes pleasure in her … Continue reading