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Tearing Down and Building Up by Amy Dagit

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Tearing Down and Building Up by Amy Dagit   “So Gideon took ten men of his servants and did as the Lord had told him. But because he was too afraid of his family and the men of the town to do it by day, he did it by night” […]

Write Away by Morgan Mitchell

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Write Away by Morgan Mitchell   “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves” (James 1:22, NKJV).   When I embarked upon my writer’s journey, I read books and articles about the craft. I began with one. Then a friend recommended a writing website, my mom […]

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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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Shake It Off by Felicia Ferguson

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Shake It Off by Felicia Ferguson   “And whoever will not receive you nor hear your words, when you depart from that house or city, shake off the dust from your feet” (Matthew 10:14, NKJV). My first writing rejection happened in the second grade. I distinctly remember our assignment about […]

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The Line People by Colleen C. Howard

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The Line People by Colleen C. Howard   “But everything exposed by the light becomes visible and everything that is illuminated becomes a light!” (Ephesians 5:13, NIV).   I journal each morning. With coffee in hand, I open my Bible. As I dive deeper and deeper into His Word, awareness […]

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A Tribute to Mom by Kim Robinson

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A Tribute to Mom by Kim Robinson “Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever” (Psalm 23:6, ESV).   While Dad hovered over my brother’s every move in Little League, my mom took charge of her timid, gangly daughter with […]

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Blessed by Rejection by Regina Massey

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Blessed by Rejection by Regina Massey “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts” (Isaiah 55:8-9, KJV).   During […]

Rise Again by Jan Powell

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Rise Again by Jan Powell “For though the righteous fall seven times, they rise again” (Proverbs 24:16a, NIV).   I love editing, but sometimes lose my affection for a project in the battle of the fifth and sixth revisions. Particularly if the manuscript has lingered in my computer and mind […]

Tomorrow’s Writing Priority Principle by TonyaAnn Pember

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Tomorrow’s Writing Priority Principle by TonyaAnn Pember   “Therefore see that you walk carefully (living life with honor, purpose and courage; shunning those who tolerate and enable evil), not as the unwise, but as wise (sensible, intelligent, discerning people), making the most of your time on earth (on earth recognizing […]

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Failure is a Gift by Donna Mumma

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Failure is a Gift by Donna Mumma “Now to him who is able to keep you from stumbling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy” (Jude 1:24, NIV). Failure comes easy for writers. We spend years writing a book, only to be rejected […]