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Deep Roots by Melissa A. McLaughlin

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Deep Roots by Melissa A. McLaughlin   “They will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to […]

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Dormant Words Awaiting Bloom by Tina Yeager

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Dormant Words Awaiting Bloom by Tina Yeager “Be patient, then, brothers and sisters, until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop, patiently waiting for the autumn and spring rains. You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord’s coming is near” (James 5:7-8, NIV). […]

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Small Beginnings by Sharron K. Cosby

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Small Beginnings by Sharron K. Cosby “Who dares despise the day of small things . . .” (Zechariah 4:10, NIV) Ping. Gmail alerts me to new mail. The monthly statement for my book sales teases me. I open the message and find an impressive total—$1.18. At least it wasn’t a […]

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Put the Pen Down by Jennifer Rosario

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Put the Pen Down by Jennifer Rosario  “Looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith … ” (Hebrews 12:2, NKJV).   Too often, I make life all about me–my plans, goals, dreams, and aspirations. I daily pick up the pen that writes the story of my life and, […]

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Keep Believing by Dr. Katherine Hutchinson-Hayes

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Keep Believing by Dr. Katherine Hutchinson-Hayes “Faith shows the reality of what we hope for; it is the evidence of things we cannot see” (Hebrews 11:1, NLT). As a school principal, staff development presenter, and doctoral chair, I knew academia. Yet after the birth of my final child, a deadly […]

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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” […]

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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 […]

Overcoming Writer Overwhelm by Tina Yeager

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Overcoming Writer Overwhelm by Tina Yeager “Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one can fathom. He gives strength to the weary and increases the power […]

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Fuzzy Blankets by Donna Mumma

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Fuzzy Blankets by Donna Mumma “But the word is very near you, in your mouth and in your heart, that you may do it” (Deuteronomy 30:14, NKJV). I’ve developed a new obsession with fuzzy blankets. Not the full-sized covers made for a bed, but the smaller throws to snuggle while […]

A Writer’s Splendored Hope by Tina Yeager

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A Writer’s Splendored Hope by Tina Yeager   “For what is our hope, our joy, or the crown in which we will glory in the presence of our Lord Jesus when he comes? Is it not you?” (1 Thessalonians 2:19, NIV). Winter blusters in menacing tones outside. Gales whip frosty debris at my […]