Meet Remi

My earliest firm memories originate in London, where I discovered the joys of reading under the tutelage of Miss Rime, my elementary school teacher. I still remember the excitement of becoming literate, an emotion which blossomed into a life-long passion.

As a pre-teen living in Kenya, I encountered the literary genius of Enid Blyton, and words began taking me to new dimensions. I didn’t just read about the adventures of The Famous Five, Amelia Jane, Brer Rabbit, The Magic Faraway Tree, and The Naughtiest Girl in the School; the characters came to life, and I was drawn into their various worlds.  My voracious reading appetite amused friends and family alike.  The verdict was in – I was officially a story hound.

After I came to know Jesus, I developed a growing fascination with His Word.  It was fun to dig in and unearth layers of meaning in a single text.  Then I discovered John Eldredge’s The Sacred Romance and  Waking the Dead.  Suddenly, my eyes opened to the incredible truth that life itself is a great adventure, and the Bible one amazing story recorded to guide us along the way.  Since then, I have been inspired and challenged by writers like C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien who have followed Jesus’ supreme example by translating spiritual truths into stories.

This is who I am.  Created with a passion to illuminate God’s story, which after all, is your story and mine too.


18 thoughts on “Meet Remi

  1. Badeen

    Dear Remi,
    This morning I “met” you by reading your devotional in Our Daily Bread, and then found your blog. Thank you for sharing your gift of writing and love of Jesus!


    1. Jane Ponceti

      Remi, I am meeting you the same way, through ODB. I am also a writer of children’s stories and use them to share scripture and truths from God’s word. I am from Ft. Worth, TX but now live in central Florida. We could be neighbors! I’d love to meet you for coffee sometime.


      1. Hello Jane,

        Thank you very much for reaching out! I’m excited to learn that you are a fellow lover of children’s stories :). Are your stories publicly available? I’d love to look them up!

        Such a small world :). Where in Central Florida are you? I’m in the greater Orlando area.

        God bless,


  2. Remi,
    Just read your Our Daily Bread devotion for today (1/21/19), as well as you bio on their authors’ page. Like you, I’ve written a Christian children’s book–the first in a series–but I’m having trouble finding 1) an illustrator, and 2) an agent. Any advice?
    Pastor, First Baptist Church of Everglades City, FL


    1. Dear Reverend,

      Those are both still areas I haven’t conquered, but I would strongly advise that you start with attending a writer’s conference or two near you. You’ll pick up some valuable tips, and maybe even make some great connections!

      All the best and God bless,


  3. Dede

    I’m so proud of you and all the paths you’ve taken. You write so well and we have crossed literary paths on all accounts. I love Hercule and the actor David’s story of redemption. This series got me thru the months in Iraq. I also love CS Lewis and Eldridge writings. Now I have found your blog. And I will continue to follow you on social media. God bless!


    1. Thank you so much for the very encouraging words, Dede! I’m trying out something new with my blog – please take a look and let me know what you think :).

      God bless!


  4. Karla

    My curiosity after reading today’s devotional in ODB led me here and I am glad because I have been encouraged by of the few stories I have read.

    God bless you.


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