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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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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 […]

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Finding the Way in Writing by Tina Yeager

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Finding the Way in Writing by Tina Yeager “’Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me . . . You know the way to the place where I am going.’  Thomas said to him, ‘Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so how […]

For Such a Time as This by Maureen Miller

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For Such a Time as This by Maureen Miller “For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as […]

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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Gift of Writing by Linda S. Carter “And when God chooses someone and graciously imparts gifts to him, they are never rescinded.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 […]

Building Crews by Sharron K. Cosby

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Building Crews by Sharron K. Cosby   “So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing” (1 Thessalonians 5:11, NLT).   Our Word Weavers group meets at a restaurant after our monthly critique session. We enjoy fellowship, discuss ideas, and bond as writing friends. […]

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Shimmering Embers by Jasmine C. Gatti

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Shimmering Embers by Jasmine C. Gatti   “How can you believe, when you receive glory from one another and do not seek the glory that comes from the only God?” (John 5:44, ESV)   I asked Mrs. Peters to autograph my senior yearbook. My first creative writing teacher scribbled, “I […]

26 Letters by Brenda Fink

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26 Letters by Brenda Fink   “You saw me before I was born. Every day of my life was recorded in your book. Every moment was laid out before a single day had passed” (Psalm 139:16, NLT).   We are writers. Everything we create is based on how we put […]

Compass for the Writer’s Calling by Tina Yeager

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Compass for the Writer’s Calling by Tina Yeager “Therefore, believers, be all the more diligent to make certain about His calling and choosing you [be sure that your behavior reflects and confirms your relationship with God]; for by doing these things [actively developing these virtues], you will never stumble [in your […]

The Pilgrim Writer by Felicia Ferguson

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The Pilgrim Writer by Felicia Ferguson     “Blessed are those whose strength is in you, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage … They go from strength to strength until each appears before God in Zion” (Psalm 84:5, 7, NIV).     A couple of years ago, I took a […]