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Word Wednesday: Pause (Pä’s) and Pondering of 1 Corinthians 13:7

    I had been driving for 8 hours after a week of meeting other writers, agents, and editors. I was exhausted mentally, emotionally, and physically. And I knew my sweet husband had cooked dinner for me. He was waiting my arrival. But the sunset beckoned me. I couldn’t resist it’s beauty, so I quickly pulled into a park that …

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Christmas in July:The present of His Presence

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make your paths straight. (Proverbs 3:5,6)   My ears were burning. I got up from my knees after praying to hear His voice, and my ears were burning! I was so excited! I had just prayed in …

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Counting the Sand of the Sea: A Prayer

  Your thoughts—how rare, how beautiful!  God, I’ll never comprehend them! I couldn’t even begin to count them—     any more than I could count the sand of the sea. Oh, let me rise in the morning and live always with you!  ….Investigate my life, O God,  find out everything about me; Cross-examine and test me,  get a clear picture of what I’m about; …

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Guest Blogger: Beth Pensinger

I met Beth at the very first writers conference I attended. It was her first conference too. One night close to the end of the week we sat drinking Starbucks and eating chocolate (a survival mechanism at writers conferences) while sharing our dreams and laughter. Beth can always make you laugh. She had just quit her job to write full time…to write her book. And write …

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Jack Chronicles: The Final Chapter (at least for us.)

That face. It’s a face any mother would love, don’t you think? Despite the eaten shoe and destroyed favorite book, Jack won my heart. Last summer I wrote about a puppy that we allowed to enter our lives despite every reason not to do so. We never owned a dog because my extremely allergic son could not even spend the night …

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