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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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Writer Fellowship Transcends Words by Tina Yeager

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Writer Fellowship Transcends Words by Tina Yeager “I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one—I in them and you in me—so that they may be brought to complete unity. Then the world will know that you sent me and […]

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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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Bee Content in Sowing Words by Tina Yeager

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Bee Content in Sowing Words by Tina Yeager   “So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things grow” (1 Corinthians 3:7, NIV).   I stir warm berries into my yogurt as I pray over scriptures. The sweet and tart […]

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. […]

When Pencils Become Swords by Michelle Davis

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When Pencils Become Swords by Michelle Davis “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another” (Proverbs 27:17 NASB).   Many days my writing seems fruitless. I struggle to identify myself as a writer. The title holds a picture in my mind of one who has achieved status with works […]

Scalding to Balding by M.L. Anderson

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Scalding to Balding by M.L. Anderson   “As for the man whose hair has fallen from his head, he is bald, but he is clean,” (Leviticus 13:40, KJV).   As a rebellious kid, I disdained rules and advice. When I turned ten, I demanded a new hygienic practice. I no longer desired […]

It’s Your Turn

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It’s Your Turn by Del Bates   “And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart” (Gal 6:9, NKJV). Writing is like anything in life; practice makes perfect. Year after year, I struggled to master the craft. […]

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 Gift of Waiting

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The Gift of Waiting by Donna Mumma   “But if we hope for what we do not see, then we eagerly wait for it with perseverance” (Romans 8:25, NKJV).   I still remember my mother’s Christmas candy tray. Its plastic poinsettia shape included vibrant, festooned impressions of the flower. The […]