GODWINKS & BIRDS

GODWINKS & BIRDS

SQuire Rushnell

I was feeling so sad, mourning the loss of my mother. I looked out my back window and saw two BLUEBIRDS. But when I opened a package from my sister you'll never guess what was inside.

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IS AMERICA ON THE BRINK?

IS AMERICA ON THE BRINK?

SQuire Rushnell5 comments

Congressional representatives, for weeks and weeks, had hurled bitter invective and harsh words of calamity. Could anything restore harmony? Was there any hope for a peaceful nation? An 81 year old man with flowing gray hair and wire spectacles stood up...

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DOGWINK SAMMY - If Dogs Could Whistle

DOGWINK SAMMY - If Dogs Could Whistle

SQuire Rushnell

Sammy was a sociable little Westie. If dogs could whistle, that’s what he was doing. Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah. Like in a movie about New York City in which he was the star.

GRRRR…GRRRROWL! Sammy bolted! Helplessly lost in Central Park.

Then a voice spoke in a foreign language ... this time Sammy ran to familiarity.

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DOGWINK BULLET - OLD DOG SAVED, SAVES BABY

DOGWINK BULLET - OLD DOG SAVED, SAVES BABY

SQuire Rushnell
Pam’s 13-year old dog Bullet comforted her through FOUR heartbreaking MISCARRIAGES. Now, Bullet himself was dying of cancer.  Pam listened to her heart, overrode conventional wisdom, and borrowed $5000 to save her beloved pet. Bullet's work was not finished. He had heroic work ahead.

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DOGWINK - SCOOTER   Love Is Something You Do

DOGWINK - SCOOTER Love Is Something You Do

SQuire Rushnell
The black mutt, Scooter, lay on the porch carefully studying each boy as he ate his ice cream. It was Johnny’s 13th birthday party and the boys were getting into a “my-dad-could-whoop-your-dad” argument. When a burly man walked to the front door, Johnny's dad greeted him with a hug and kiss. That's when the melee began.

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WINK of the WEEK -                             HARLEY'S & GODWINKS

WINK of the WEEK - HARLEY'S & GODWINKS

SQuire Rushnell
 
“Our motorcycle ministry took a ride to Nova Scotia. It was pretty country. Occasionally a farmer would watch a dozen bikers ride by, momentarily disturbing the peaceful countryside. I’d wonder what they’d think as we rode into the distance ... and they saw the white crosses on our backs. That authored a great Godwink.

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CAN YOU FIND CALM IN THE CHAOS?

CAN YOU FIND CALM IN THE CHAOS?

Louise DuArt-Rushnell
There's no question that things have become chaotic lately but is God involved in the chaos? If He knows what's going on 24/7 then He can take what the enemy means for evil and work it for good. He will use disruptions to shape us, train us and redirect us. Keep your heart, mind and eyes on Him

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STARTING SUMMER WITH GODWINKS & LOVE

STARTING SUMMER WITH GODWINKS & LOVE

SQuire Rushnell
The pretty girl, Alice, had given up on men. At an event she stepped in front of a man named Jack with golden-brown eyes. Two hours later they were still talking! She had to leave! The next day she would be driving six hours to her cousin’s wedding. Surprised Jack was going to the same wedding. Cousins were marrying.

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YOU HAVE EVERYTHING TO GAIN!

YOU HAVE EVERYTHING TO GAIN!

SQuire Rushnell
We’re living in fearful times. With every headline another shoe drops. We wonder, what’s going to happen next? Only weeks ago life was so different. Then, it was as if God pushed His “pause” button!

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IS THIS AN ACCIDENT?

IS THIS AN ACCIDENT?

SQuire Rushnell
Is it merely happenstance that on Easter weekend many pine trees sprout little yellow crosses rising to the skies? Or, is it evidence that the more we open our eyes to see God all around us ... including Godwinks ... the more he shows Himself?

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LOVE LIKE A DOG

LOVE LIKE A DOG

Louise DuArt-Rushnell7 comments
This may sound a silly, but I have learned more about love from dogs than I have from humans. My dog Spotty taught me so much about faithfulness, loyalty and sacrificial love. In fact, no creatures on earth do more to exemplify God’s unconditional love for us than our dogs.

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A few days before Christmas our pastor Don Bradley called, excitedly saying, "I have to tell you this amazing Godwink and Divine Alignment! We're thankful to be alive!"

GODWINKS & DIVINE ALIGNMENT - It's Your REFRESHER COURSE

SQuire Rushnell
A few days before Christmas our pastor Don Bradley called, excitedly saying, "I have to tell you this amazing Godwink and Divine Alignment! We're thankful to be alive!"

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TASTY CHRISTMAS TEARS & SMILES

TASTY CHRISTMAS TEARS & SMILES

Louise DuArt-Rushnell6 comments
Christmas is the most joyful holiday of the year. Yet, it can also be a time of heartbreak. Sadly, this will be the first Christmas without my 101 year-old mom.  Even though I’ll miss her smiling face at our Christmas table, we're carrying on her tradition of making tasty Pizzelles, as gifts for family & friends.

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IN A HALLMARK MOVIE SNOWFLAKES ARE KISSES FROM HEAVEN

IN A HALLMARK MOVIE SNOWFLAKES ARE KISSES FROM HEAVEN

Louise DuArt-Rushnell2 comments

I’m writing this blog while sipping my hot cocoa in front of the fireplace watching another Hallmark Godwink Christmas Movie! What’s not to love? The magic of Christmas brings us back to a time and place that warms our hearts like a down comforter on a cold day.

 

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REFLECTIONS on  THE 2nd GODWINK MOVIE

REFLECTIONS on THE 2nd GODWINK MOVIE

Bambri Collaborator

On the day after the premier of “A Godwink Christmas: Meant For Love” ...we are very grateful!

It was a blessing to see such an outpouring of positive reaction from all of you.

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HALLMARK GODWINK MOVIE SERIES

BEHIND THE MOVIE

Louise DuArt-Rushnell2 comments

A GODWINK CHRISTMAS II - MEANT FOR LOVE by Louise DuArt-Rushnell.


Godwinks bring together Alice and Jack, strangers who have given up on dating. Prodded by her mom (Kathie Lee Gifford) to go to an event, Alice (Cindy Busby) bumps into Jack, (Ben Hollingsworth). They discover that the next day they're both heading for the same wedding ... their cousin's ... six hours away. Godwinks!

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HOW ABOUT CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY?

HOW ABOUT CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY?

SQuire Rushnell
“Christmas Every Day of the Year!” used to be the phrase we’d use to describe an unending streak of joy unfolding in our lives. Now, Hallmark has made “Christmas Every Day” possible. Can you imagine the joy that Louise and I have felt just knowing that one of those movies during the recent holidays was one of ours?

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A GODWINK CHRISTMAS - HALLMARK - Nov 18/9pET

A GODWINK CHRISTMAS - HALLMARK - Nov 18/9pET

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A GODWINK CHRISTMAS - HALLMARK MOVIE - NOV 18/9pET
https://godwinks.com/blogs/squires-blog/a-godwink-christmas-hallmark-movie-nov-18-9pet
We are thrilled with our first movie in the Godwink Movie Series on Hallmark Channel. "A Godwink Christmas" is inspired by the true love story of Gery and Paula Conover, owners of the beautiful Charlotte Inn on Martha’s Vineyard. Their charming story is reminiscent of the classic romance movies.

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Words, Wishes & Winks

Words, Wishes & Winks

SQuire Rushnell

One of my favorite stories in our newest book, GODWINK CHRISTMAS STORIES, due in October, is that of Jonna Fitzgerald.

As a seven-year old, Jonna could consume hours parading across her front porch pretending to be Miss Texas. And, the day her mother took her to a concert by the reigning Miss Texas, the fiddle-playing Judy Mallett, was truly a day emblazoned into memory.

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The CHEERLEADER and the WAR HERO

The CHEERLEADER and the WAR HERO

SQuire Rushnell2 comments

On the anniversary of his birth, Valentine’s Day, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Col Leo Thorsness was given a hero’s burial at Arlington National Cemetery.

Perhaps you remember the sweet story we told about him on NBC through the eyes of a former 16 year old cheerleader Jane Ellis in Mount Pleasant, Tx.

Jane’s heart wept when she heard about the Prisoners of War but jumped at the opportunity to buy a $2.50 bracelet with the name of one of those POW’s on it.

“My POW was Col. Leo Thorsness. And, from that day forward, Leo was like a member of my family. I wore his bracelet, and prayed for him daily.”                           (More: click photo)

 

 

 

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YOU’RE A GODWINK LINK

YOU’RE A GODWINK LINK

SQuire Rushnell

Sometimes God uses each of us as GODWINK LINKS—unwitting messengers of a Godwink to someone else ... to comfort them, and to let them know that they are not alone.

Actress Roma Downey, was divinely aligned her to be at exactly the right place, at the right time, to bring light to a young woman in desperate circumstances.

 

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THE FUTURE OF GODWINKS!

THE FUTURE OF GODWINKS!

SQuire Rushnell

Hi Godwinkers!

Just weeks before America needed hope and encouragement from what was about to happen on 9/11, my first When God Winks book was published, introducing a new word to the English language.

I wrote:

"... what you’ve called 'coincidences' ... are Godwinks ..."

 

 

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