You’ve probably already noticed, but there’ve been several changes around SK lately!  I gave the site a remodel, with a new format that leaves more room for links and fun extra stuff like that.  I think this layout is a little more fun and personal, but what do you guys think?  Ideas and criticisms are welcome, so if you love it or hate it leave a comment because I could definitely use the help.

I’ve also added a couple more links to the blog roll!  These great sites are managed by Christian young women and are very well-done and encouraging; I know you’ll enjoy them!  A Quill and Inkwell, written by Phylicia, and Empowered Traditionalist, by Christa Taylor.  If you have a blog or know of one, let me know so I can check it out!  I always love to add new links to the blogroll, but I have to warn you that I’m pretty picky!  I don’t necessarily agree with everything on the blogs I link to, in fact I may disagree with several topics or at least differ in my approach to them, but the overall atmosphere has to be Biblically sound and encouraging.  Just a little disclaimer for ya!

Coming up soon, more fun stuff!


Write to Sisters Keepers

SK has a new email address!  You can contact us with questions, comments, suggestions, submissions and anything else at  Look forward to hearing from you!

Just a note to let you guys know that I’ll be gone for the week (June 15-21) for vacation but SK should be back up and running after that! 🙂 Thanks for your faithful reading and all the kind comments we’ve been receiving.  I’m so glad SK is encouraging you and I hope it gets better and better as the weeks go by.

Have a great week! 🙂


What are some of your favorite places?

Online places, that is.  Do you have a favorite Christian blog or website that you visit often?  We’re looking for more websites to add to our Links list and Blogroll.  If you have some favorite sites that you’d like to recommend, let us know!  You can just leave a comment or email us.  Thanks!

Apples of Gold

For our Apples of Gold readers, you may be wondering what happened to the magazine…it’s been several weeks since the last issue was published (at least).  Unfortunately, this isn’t going to change.  My laptop recently crashed (thanks to over 100 viruses in the system), including my list of AoG’s hundreds of subscribers and the archive of back issues.  While my schoolwork, writing, photos, music, etc. was saved thanks to a family friend, unfortunately my address book and all of my emails are lost.

I’m very sorry about this…and I thank all of you so much for your loyal reading of and faithfulness to this little publication.  It breaks my heart to loose this ministry, which, but for my computer crashing, would have lasted as long as possible.  If you all could help me in one way…

If any of you saved back issues of Apples of Gold on your computer, please, please, please send them to applesofgoldnewsletter @ (removing the spaces)I would appreciate that so much.  It’s really hard to think of almost four years of AoG being lost, and if any of you have back issues that I sent you that you could now send to me, I would be so very grateful.  Almost all of the articles and stories I wrote exclusively for AoG are now lost…not to mention all of the subscriber’s letters and submissions that I value so much.

Again, I am truly sorry for this.  If enough people are interested, I may start Apples of Gold over again, though I will have to pray about it.  If you want me to do this, please send your name, country, and email address to applesofgoldnewsletter @ or use the subscriber form at our website  It really depends on how many people are interested in receiving AoG in whether or not I’ll consider it worthwhile to start up again from scratch.  But if that’s what God wants and my parents approve, and enough folks are interested in, then I will do that.

I will also try to update this blog regularly with stories, articles, reviews, poems, etc. (the same things that used to fill AoG) so that even if Apples of Gold never starts up again, Sisters Keepers will keep the ministry going in some ways.

God bless,


Happy Valentine’s Day!




Have a wonderful Valentine’s Day!
~Love, Sisters Keepers

Welcome to Sisters Keepers

littlerose.pngWow!  I am so excited to finally get this idea off the ground!  I’ve been dreaming up this journal for…a long time.  But always something seemed to get in the way of actually beginning it.  And now, on Christmas Eve Day 2007, Sisters Keepers is finally born.  I’m so excited!

Tell me what you think!  Do you like this page?  Do you think anything about the design, navigation could be improved?  I’d love feedback and opinions.

So who am I?  My name is Keely.  I’m 16 years old, and a junior in homeschool high school.  I’m a Christian and a writer.  I edit Apples of Gold E-Magazine, and when I’m not doing that, I love to ride horses, play and watch sports, and spend time with my awesome family and friends.

My vision for this blog is a place where Christian girls can find encouraging articles and other material to read that will encourage them in their walk with Christ.  If you have something to submit (whether an article, a photo or picture, or anything), feel free to drop me a note at: kbrazil AT, or by using this alternate contact form.

Thanks and…welcome to Sisters Keepers!