Nicole Querido

Nicole Querido is a single mother of two, residing in the suburbs of Toronto, Canada, with her fourteen-year-old daughter and twelve-year-old son. Nicole is a writer and teacher who seeks to live a life of surrender to God, whose redeeming power and love has transformed her life. Nicole is a woman, who has known the depravity and hopelessness of living without God, but in coming to know Christ in her thirties, Nicole’s life story became a testimony of His amazing grace. Nicole’s heart’s desire is to use her passion for the Lord and her gift of writing to share the hope of Christ with women around the world. Nicole Querido writes about her daily journey with Christ in her blog Redeemed and Esteemed.

Nicole has written 41 on Christian Women Online.


Goodbye 2013! Sayōnara!  Au revoir!  Adiós and good riddance!! I can’t say I’m sorry to see you go, so let me just shut the door behind you on your way out!  You’ve left your mark for sure, as a year never to be forgotten, and tonight as I sit in reflection, my heart is heavy […]

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“You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit,  fruit that will last.” John 15:16 As Christmas approaches, the stores are filled with shoppers searching for those special gifts to give to their loved ones come Christmas morning.  Each one hustling through the stores, carefully pondering their […]


Nic's Tree

“Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.” Hebrews 13:8 When I drive through the farmlands of Ontario as I travel north out of the city, my heart is always stirred.  I grew up in the city and now live in the suburbs of the biggest metropolitan area Canada has to offer, but […]

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Nics Rocks

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.  Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.  For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in […]


cross in blue sky

Hallelujah, all I have is Christ Hallelujah, Jesus is my life Hallelujah, all I have is Christ Hallelujah, Jesus is my life Now Lord I would be yours alone And live so all might see The strength to follow your commands Could never come from me Oh Father use my ransomed life In any way […]



As far back as my memories can take me, I can remember not knowing who I was, what I was doing, or where I belonged.  In those days, my little girl heart longed for an identity, but there was emptiness where my hopes and dreams should have been.  I never had the confidence to open […]