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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 […]

A Little Goes a Long Way by Kathy Hendley, PhD

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A Little Goes a Long Way by Kathy Hendley, PhD “Dead flies make a perfumer’s oil stink, so a little foolishness is weightier than wisdom and honor”  (Ecclesiastes 10:1, NASB 1995).   Once upon a time, I lived in a small, rural town in Georgia. We owned a perfect new […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Rise Again by Jan Powell

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Rise Again by Jan Powell “For though the righteous fall seven times, they rise again” (Proverbs 24:16a, NIV).   I love editing, but sometimes lose my affection for a project in the battle of the fifth and sixth revisions. Particularly if the manuscript has lingered in my computer and mind […]

Tomorrow’s Writing Priority Principle by TonyaAnn Pember

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Tomorrow’s Writing Priority Principle by TonyaAnn Pember   “Therefore see that you walk carefully (living life with honor, purpose and courage; shunning those who tolerate and enable evil), not as the unwise, but as wise (sensible, intelligent, discerning people), making the most of your time on earth (on earth recognizing […]

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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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My Raggedy Writing Gift by Tina Yeager

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My Raggedy Writing Gift by Tina Yeager “While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them” (Luke 2:6-7, […]