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Happy Thanksgiving

May this be a season of joy for all of you as you enjoy this special holiday with family and precious friends. And remember to thank God who made it all possible for us.  

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A Perspective on the Shooting in Texas

  I’ve been thinking…Not always a good thing where my mind is concerned, but it is what it is. This past Sunday, there was a horrific shooting at a small church in a rural area nears San Antonio. In Texas terms, that’s not far from where I live in North …

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Life’s Inconveniences

Life does have a way of throwing inconveniences at us. Some call them Fate. Others call them acts of God (insurance companies seem to like this one—like it’s their get out of jail free card). Some people see them as attempts by the devil to throw us off track. Still …

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A Time to Reflect

This is the time of year where we reminisce about last year, looking at both the good and the not so good. Do we take the time to reflect on both areas? Do we try to figure why the good was good and what did we do to make it …

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Merry Christmas

This week, I wish all my friends and faithful readers the Merriest Christmas. May you all be blessed with joyous times of creating new memories with family and friends. And I pray we all find time to stop and meditate on the reason for the season, Jesus.  

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How’s Your Hearing?

Have you ever faced a dilemma, a decision, about which direction to go and longed to hear from God on it? Sometimes it is as basic as which physical road to take on journey. We’ve all experienced or heard stories of someone taking a different route to work without knowing …

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That Book’s a Keeper

Juliet Marillier planted the idea for this post in her recent post, Books as Treasure on Writer Unboxed What makes a book a keeper? There are probably as many answers to that question as there are readers. My eyes linger on the titles jamming my bookcase, many upright, some leaning, …

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Feeling Burned Out?

Have you ever felt tired and worn out? Burdened with obligations and things to do? Like there’s never enough time? Have you ever felt like “Help!” is all you can pray? I have. I think we all have. In my writing, my own writing competes with obligations to my coaching …

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Being Equipped

God has a will, or a plan for each of us. Psalm 139:16 (NLT) tells us, 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. Each of us is on this …

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How Do I Get My Family on Board with My Writing?

This one of the top five questions I get from beginning writers, ranking right up there with finding the time to write. Unless you’re a hermit, you decision to be a writer is going to impact people around you. Especially your immediate family. Serious writing is a commitment of time …

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