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Sometimes the journey is only the beginning . . .
Michael Archer might not have been able to save Ben Carstairs, but he vowed to carry out Ben’s dying wish...
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In the 1870s American West, Michael Archer, wracked by guilt over having killed once again, embarks on a mission to clear the name of a man wrongly executed for murder...
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The past has a way of catching up with you... Michael and Rachel have everything to look forward to and no reason to look back, or so they thought. In the midst of the newlyweds' trials and triumphs...
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Writing Regrets

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After several years on this writing journey and from talking with others on the same path, I’ve found six things I wish I had done differently. Maybe you share some of them. 1) Following trends instead of my heart We all have stories in our hearts. Stories that we need …

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Continue the Journey

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Continue the Journey has been my tag line since I first became serious about writing and printed my first business cards. It stems from my debut novel, Journey to Riverbend. But there’s more to it than just a gimmick to remind people about the book. (Did I mention my first …

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How Do We Edify?

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Matthew 12:36-37 NLT tells us we will be called to give an account of every idle word we speak. Our words will either acquit us or condemn us. Pretty heavy message, isn’t it? As writers, I think we also need to include every word we write. The questions are: As …

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The Character Who Won’t Leave You Alone

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Did you ever have a character who wouldn’t leave you alone? Sometimes, she wants to steal the scene. Other times, she wants to hijack the story into a completely new direction. One you never intended to follow and one you’re not sure you could get back from. In other blogs, …

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Making Changes

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I’m a bit of a control freak. Depending on whom you ask, the word ‘bit’ could cover a very wide spectrum. Sometimes it’s a good thing, like when I edit others or myself. I want the work to be perfect. Sometimes it’s not, like when I freeze over making a …

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When God Changes Our Plans

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Several years ago, I had a plan, and I was living it out. I planned to work my second career for a Christian ministry until I retired and then enjoy a life of leisure. I was also writing as a side gig. Even I knew better than to quit my …

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10 Rules for a Happy Life Part 2

Today, I am proud to present the conclusion of the article from Dave Willis of Marriage Today. His article discusses ten rules for a happy life. I pray it blesses you as much as it blessed me. 10 Rules for a Happy Life Part 1 Be an encourager; not a …

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Ten Rules for a Happy Life Part 1

Today, I am excited to present the first part of an article from Dave Willis of Marriage Today. His article discusses ten rules for a happy life. The first 3 are in this blog. The rest will be posted next week. I pray they bless you as much as they …

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Is Money Dangerous?

“One of the dangers of having a lot of money is that you may be quite satisfied with the kinds of happiness money can give, and so fail to realize your need for God. If everything seems to come simply by signing checks, you may forget that you are at …

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Seizing the Day

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Are you like me? Does every day start with a list of things that have to be done? Many people can get through their day with a mental checklist. I’m not one of them. I need my written list. After it’s written, it needs to be prioritized. And then stuff …

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