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Worthy of Your Calling by Morgan Mitchell

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Worthy of Your Calling  by Morgan Mitchell “I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called” (Ephesians 4:1, ESV).   I apply perfectionism to many areas of my life. I like things to be just […]

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 […]

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Is My Writing a Waste of Time? by Rose Noland

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Is My Writing a Waste of Time? by Rose Noland   “I am the vine; you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing” (John 15:5, NIV). I identify as a doer. I […]

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Jump off the Hamster Wheel by Rhonda Dragomir

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Jump off the Hamster Wheel by Rhonda Dragomir   “Faithful is he who has called you; it is he who shall perform it” (1 Thessalonians 5:24, HBPT).   Visits to the pet store always brighten my day. Colorful advertisements and images of cute animals line the store shelves. I admire […]

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Laced with Grace, Liberty, and Rest by Becky Van Vleet

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Laced with Grace, Liberty, and Rest by Becky Van Vleet   “Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls” (Matthew 11:29, NKJV).   My mother collected antiques. I inherited some of her pieces, […]

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Lightning by Laurie Herlich

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Lightning by Laurie Herlich   “Pray that I’ll know what to say and have the courage to say it at the right time, telling the mystery to one and all, the Message…” (Ephesians 6:19, MSG).   Yesterday evening, I sat on the back deck of our home for over an […]

Activated Faith by Brenda Fink

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Activated Faith by Brenda Fink “There were two blind men sitting by the road. When they heard that Jesus was passing by, they cried out, ‘Lord, have mercy on us, Son of David!’”  (Matthew 20:30, CSB).   As Jesus approached Jericho, he heard two blind men by the roadside call […]

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Carving Canyons: A Testament to Perseverance by Marie Grace

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Carving Canyons: A Testament to Perseverance by Marie Grace “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up” (Galatians 6:9, NIV).   Once upon a time, a stream trickled along the desert floor in the […]