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Writer Fellowship Transcends Words by Tina Yeager

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Writer Fellowship Transcends Words by Tina Yeager “I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one—I in them and you in me—so that they may be brought to complete unity. Then the world will know that you sent me and […]

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Bread of Encouraging Words by Faye Wilson Walton

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Bread of Encouraging Words by Faye Wilson Walton   “A friendly discussion is as stimulating as the sparks that fly when iron strikes iron” (Proverbs 27:17, TLB).   Mark Twain said he could live off a compliment for two weeks. I wholeheartedly believe that. Words of affirmation are my love […]

Building Crews by Sharron K. Cosby

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Building Crews by Sharron K. Cosby   “So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing” (1 Thessalonians 5:11, NLT).   Our Word Weavers group meets at a restaurant after our monthly critique session. We enjoy fellowship, discuss ideas, and bond as writing friends. […]

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Do You Have Your Buddy? by Donna Mumma

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Do You Have Your Buddy? by Donna Mumma “Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing” (1 Thessalonians 5:11, NIV)   As a first-grade teacher I learned to handle a plethora of stressful situations. Unhappy parents, students who wedged objects into their […]

Fellowship of Writers by Tina Yeager

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Fellowship of Writers by Tina Yeager   “And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching” (Hebrews 10:24-25, NIV). […]

Cheering for the Team Win

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Cheering for the Team Win by Tina Yeager   “Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing” (1 Thessalonians 5:11, NIV).   Warmed by powerful lighting through the award ceremony for the past two hours, every surface of the stage glowed. Dozens […]

My Vitamin C Deficiency

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My Vitamin C Deficiency by Faye Wilson Walton     “Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful in building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen” (Ephesians 4:29, NIV).   My iron, potassium, and B12 […]

Growing Through Critique

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Growing Through Critique by Leigh DeLozier “Let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance” (Proverbs 1:5, NIV).   When I began my writing journey, one piece of advice appeared everywhere I turned–join a critique group. Experienced writers said the perspective of others adds […]

The With Factor

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The “With” Factor by Jan Powell   “Wherefore, comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as you also do” (I Thessalonians 5:11, KJV).   A grandmother returned home with her granddaughter from church, where they had each attended Bible classes. After lunch, the grandmother announced nap time. Though compliant […]