Writing Credits

Throughout the years, Helen Lescheid has published hundreds of articles in magazines such as:

  • Reader’s Digest
  • Guideposts
  • Decision
  • Mennonite Brethren Herald
  • Lydia (German)

Some of Helen’s articles have won Canadian national awards.

“God Answers Prayer Two Ways” –First place tie in the Inspirational/Devotional Article category with The Word Guild.

“The Jesus Cheer”— Award of Merit in the Personal Experience Article category with The Word Guild.

“My Prayers Went Unanswered” in Today’s Christian Woman was the basis for an interview on 100 Huntley Street, Canadian national television

Helen’s stories have also appeared in 46 books written either in English or in German.

Three of her stories are in the following books: Guideposts Best Loved Stories, His Mysterious Ways, and A Closer Walk With Jesus.

Ten Daily Guideposts books (from 1999-2012) have published her devotionals

“Oh To Have A Friend” is in the book It’s All About Jesus published in celebration of 100 Huntley Street’s 50 anniversary.

Some of Helen’s articles have been translated into German, French, Hungarian, Spanish, and other languages.

Helen has published the following books:

Footprints of Compassion

Fraser Valley Custom Printers, 1988, as editor and contributor. (Not Available)

Lead, Kindly Light

Essence Publishing c. 1999, won an Honorable Mention in the non-fiction book (historical/biographical) category in God Uses Ink Canadian Christian Writing Awards, June 2000.

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(German Lead, Kindly Light), Brunnen Verlag 2011. www.brunnen-verlag.de.

Lead, Kindly Light

Tenth Anniversary Expanded Edition (soft cover 259 pages) printed by Pleasant Word, a division of Wine Press Publishing Group, Enumclaw, WA c. August 2009.

Treasures of Darkness

(written under the pseudonym, Esther Manuel) Essence Publishing c. 2004 short-listed for The Word Guild awards. A second printing of Treasures of Darkness was done by Friesens Corporation, 2007. It contains more devotional articles and poems.

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He Raised Me Up To Stand On Mountains

Essence Publishing, Bellville, ON Canada, c. 2005 (soft cover 271 pages).

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Prayer: When Answers Aren’t Enough

Essence Publishing, Bellville, ON Canada, c.2011 (soft cover, 188 pages)

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