Dear Readers, I don’t know if you’re aware of the new interest in coloring books for adults. I was really glad for this “new” thing. I’ve always loved to color, and for years of my adulthood, you could buy coloring books with pretty things to color, but not so much the last decade. When I had my knee-replacement surgery last year, I had printed up some sample coloring pages for adults to take to rehab with me. People say that coloring is a good way to relax, and it filled some of my downtime at rehab. Since then, I’ve bought several of the coloring books. I even bought one that has graphic plates from Godey’s Ladies Book, a fashion magazine in the last half of the 19th Century. Since I write novels set in that era, I’ve enjoyed coloring in that book, and it’s even research.
Today’s interview is with a woman who created a coloring journal. I think you’ll like meeting her.
Welcome, Kathy. What would you like for our readers to know about you personally?
As a recovering perfectionist, comparison junkie, and worthiness doubter, I am so grateful to God for choosing, redeeming, and adopting me into His family and constantly reminding me that He loves me just the way I am, and He also loves me way too much to let me stay that way.
I so agree with that, Kathy. Tell us about your family.
I have been married for 22 years to Tim Taylor. He was in the Air Force for 22 years and we were blessed to live overseas in
Germany and England. We have a 20-year old son
who attends TCU. Our daughter is 18, and she is eager to attend next year. University of Missouri
Have you written other nonfiction books?
I am a co-author in Dare to Be a Difference Maker. It’s a collection of inspiring and motivational stories of individuals who have made a difference in the world.
That sounds interesting, too. Do you have any other books in the works right now?
Yes, although it may be a while before it comes out because God is really working on me in the process. I’ve not quite decided if it will be fiction or non-fiction, but it will be about identity, spiritual freedom, and living the life worthy of our calling.
What kinds of hobbies and leisure activities do you enjoy?
I am a horse lover to my very core. I have 4 of them that I partner with to help people hear God more clearly so they know, love, and accept who they are and replace lies and deceptions with Truth.
I also love to read. I am usually reading about 4 books at any one time.
Why did you write the featured book?
I feel kind of shallow admitting this, but the truth is that I saw a webinar about it, thought it was a REALLY cool idea, this coloring for adults, and thought to myself, “I can do that!” So I did. J
I knew I wanted to include scripture and reading scripture makes me want to journal, so I added that part in there, too.
That’s what makes your book so unique. Since this is a different kind of nonfiction book, what do you want the reader to take away from the book?
I want people to leave having had an experience with God—for them to have felt His power and His presence. It’s a great way to spend quiet time.
Is there anything you’d like to tell my readers about you or your book?
I speak and conduct workshops about identity, hearing God, and building spiritual confidence at churches, conferences, small groups, and colleges.
How can my readers get a copy of your book?
It’s available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Since it’s a coloring book, there is not an e-book available, but you can download a free coloring page at my website, www.KathyKTaylor.com.
Where on the Internet can the readers find you?www.KathyKTaylor.com
Thank you, Kathy, for sharing your special book with my blog readers. I'm sure they'll all want one.
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Peace: A Coloring Journal for Adults
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