Tidbits and Pearls Spotlight and Interview with Ladonna Shanks!

Welcome to the Celebrate Lit Blog Tour for Tidbits and Pearls by Ladonna Shanks! This non-fiction book reminds us of how awesome God is, and how He takes part in our every day lives!

Tidbits and Pearls Cover

Book: Tidbits and Pearls

Author: Ladonna Shanks

Genre: Non-Fiction, Christian personal growth

Release Date: April 15, 2019

How often do you truly see that life is full of everyday blessings from God? Our Creator is present in our lives—even when we don’t realize it—and it is part of His plan that we have friendship and relationship with Him. So how does one live life with God, the omnipotent, omniscient Creator of all?

In Tidbits and Pearls, Ladonna Shanks shares incidents from her life, recounting them in a way that touches the heart and enriches the lives of those who read these personal stories. Her insights and lessons learned offer profound yet simple wisdom, gleaned from her seventy-plus years of life experience. Many of her essays focus on her family—her children and “grandgirls”—as well as her personal gardening business. Her faith shines through the narrative as a shining light for others to follow.

Humankind was created to have a relationship with their Creator, and everyday life presents the opportunities for that to occur. Tidbits and Pearls is one woman’s record of how God manifests himself in daily life, with the challenge to look beyond the physical and seek the spiritual aspect of life. So take the first step in this journey and be honest with yourself and with God, for you are His instrument, and without Him you can do nothing.

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Ladonnna Shanks

Ladonna Shanks was born and raised in Oregon. She graduated from Lebanon High School in 1962, married, and became mother to a son and three daughters. After more than thirty years as a stay-at-home mom, she began working in a garden nursery. That led to establishing her own gardening business. Now in her mid-seventies, she continues to operate the business as it enters its seventeenth season.

Welcome to the blog Ladonna! Can you tell us the inspiration behind Tidbits and Pearls?

My inspiration for this book has been the presence of God and His hand in my everyday life. The need to share Him, His love and desire for friendship and relationship with any who will listen was the driving force.

Thank you for sharing! What’s your writing routine like?

Since I don’t class myself as a “writer,” my routine for writing is very impulsive and spontaneous. I am self-employed as a gardener so time is at a premium. An experience or an observation often triggers a concept or a lesson to be learned personally. Sharing it in written form is the follow through.

Now for a fun question. Favorite dessert?

Ice cream and anything chocolate—Is there anything better for dessert?

I love ice cream and chocolate, so I’m with ya! What do you hope that readers will gain from this book?

What do I hope readers gain from this? It is my prayer and desire that they consider things in a different light—that all things are spiritual, not physical; that they see God’s hand and presence in daily life; that they grasp His desire for friendship with humankind; that they know He loves them; that there is a point and purpose to all things.

Amen. What are you working on next?

My next project is another book of compilation of blog posts—“Seconds, Please.”

Thank you for stopping by today and chatting about your book!

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To celebrate her tour, Ladonna is giving away a grand prize of a $50 Amazon gift card!!

Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter.


7 thoughts on “Tidbits and Pearls Spotlight and Interview with Ladonna Shanks!

  1. Thank you for bringing “Tidbits and Pearls” by Ladonna Shanks to my attention. Sounds like a wonderful book that would give us time to stop and think and maybe even learn from. I’d love the opportunity to read it. This is a new to be author, but one I will be checking out more about.

  2. It has been great hearing about your book and although I am not the reader myself, my 2 sisters and 2 daughters are. They love hearing about the genre’s they like and me helping them get to find books they will enjoy. Thanks for sharing!

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