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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 […]

Mary’s Story by Kim Robinson

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Mary’s Story by Kim Robinson   “When they saw the star, they were overjoyed. On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh”  (Matthew 2:10-11, NIV).   […]

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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 […]

Feast of Writing Flavors by Tina Yeager

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Feast of Writing Flavors by Tina Yeager   “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do” (Ephesians 2:10, NIV).   I love the scent of simmering cranberries. The heat cures their best flavors until luscious juice-steam […]

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Your Writing Season by Tina Yeager

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Your Writing Season by Tina Yeager “I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the earth” (Psalm 139:14-15, ESV). […]

Restore My Joy by Sharron K. Cosby

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Restore My Joy by Sharron K. Cosby “Restore to me the joy of your salvation  and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me” (Psalm 51:12, NIV).   The pulsing cursor on my laptop screen mocks me with each flashing vertical line. What’s wrong? What’s wrong? The cursor seems to taunt […]

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 […]

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The Gift of Writing by Linda S. Carter

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The Gift of Writing by Linda S. Carter “And when God chooses someone and graciously imparts gifts to him, they are never rescinded. …you can open the door to them to share in and enjoy what God has given to us!” (Romans 11:29, 31, TPT)     God chose us […]

Give Your Way to Success

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Give Your Way to Success by Dr. Katherine Hutchinson Hayes   “Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you,” (Luke 6:38 NIV). Several […]