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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, […]

A Change in Plans

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A Change in Plans by Odell Sauls   “I will instruct you in the way you should go; I will counsel you and watch over you.” Psalm 32:8 – (NIV) After I spent ten years laboring over an incomplete novel, I wrote a poem. And I smiled. I sat in […]

The Rod of Writing

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The Rod of Writing by Elsie Bowman “So the Lord said to him, ‘What is that in your hand?’ He said, ‘A rod’”  (Exodus 4:2, NKJV).   Moses struggled to embrace his position and gifts as a man of God. Though raised in Pharaoh’s palace, he forfeited his royal position […]

Waiting for Such a Time as This

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Waiting for Such a Time as This by Sharron K. Cosby   “Then he sent back an answer. He said, ‘You live in the king’s palace. But don’t think that just because you are there you are the only Jew who will escape. What if you don’t say anything at […]

Sound Words

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Sound Words by Nicole Lisa Schrader   “But I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed, and I am convinced that he is able to guard until that day what has been entrusted to me.  Follow the pattern of the sound words that you have heard from me, in the faith […]

Unexpected

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Unexpected by Samantha Seidel   “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future” (Jeremiah 29:11 NIV).   I sat in front of my computer. Another Tuesday. Same early wake […]

Like the Light of Dawn

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Like the Light of Dawn by Nicole Schrader   “But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, which shines brighter and brighter until full day” (Proverbs 4:18, ESV).   Righteous. This word has confounded me for years. I understand I am in right standing before God because […]