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Testing Our Character

Until the time came to fulfill his dreams, the Lord tested Joseph’s character. Psalm 105:19 (NLT) In the Old Testament, God tested Joseph. A lot. Mistreated by his brothers. Sold into slavery. Falsely accused of rape. Thrown into prison. Forgotten by those he helped. Did you ever wonder why Joseph had …

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Iron Sharpening Iron

Let’s explore a new writing proverb this week. This one extends far beyond our writing endeavors. Proverbs 27:17 (VOICE) tells us “In the same way that iron sharpens iron, a person sharpens the character of his friend.” Is there someone who can speak into your life with honesty and in …

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What Would My Character Naturally Do?

Recently, I posted a blog on the Write Conversation about three questions to ask when we seem to be having plot problems: Plot Problems Solved in 3 Questions. One of the commenters asked if I had a similar checklist for each of the three main questions. Jay, I’m so glad …

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