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Un-Whined as a Writer by Tina Yeager

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Un-Whined as a Writer by Tina Yeager   “Do everything without grumbling or arguing, so that you may become blameless and pure, ‘children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation.’ Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky” (Philippians 2:14-15, NIV).   Several family members ventured with me […]

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Potato Chip Plank by Laurie Herlich

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Potato Chip Plank by Laurie Herlich “…and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit” (John 15:2b, ESV). Woodworkers sometimes find the wood resists conforming to their purpose. My skilled friend once sanded an enormous plank he intended to craft into a dining room […]

Give an Encouraging Word

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Give an Encouraging Word by Martin Wiles   “So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing” (1 Thessalonians 5:11, NLT).   I ignored the call, assuming it just another spammer. Writers’ conferences wield a double-edged sword. I hang on every word from experienced […]

A Bad Habit we Need to Stop

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A Bad Habit we Need to Stop by Dena Yohe     “I can do all things through him who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13, ESV).   The writer’s conference started in two days. I bit my lip as I pondered what to bring for the critique group. Not that one; […]

Keep Writing to the Glory of God

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Keep Writing…To the Glory of God   by Cindy Perkins   “I brought glory to you here on earth by completing the work you gave me to do” (John 17:4, NLT).   I have a constant longing in my heart to write. But sometimes the fear of the critique of […]

We Do Not Lose Heart

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We Do Not Lose Heart   by Nicole Schrader   “Therefore, having this ministry by the mercy of God, we do not lose heart… For what we proclaim is not ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, with ourselves as your servants for Jesus’ sake” (2 Corinthians 4:1,5 ESV).   Two years ago, I attended my first […]