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Don’t Be Stupid

Time for another proverb for writers. It’s not often we read the word “stupid” in the Bible, especially directed against ourselves. But it’s there in Proverbs 12:1.  I checked four different translations and they all had it. The Contemporary English Version seems the most direct: To accept correction is wise, to …

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Receiving Correction

If you ignore criticism, you will end in poverty and disgrace; if you accept correction, you will be honored. Psalm 13:18 NLT One of the hardest things a writer learns is to receive criticism and correction. Unfortunately, some never do. James Scott Bell refers to it as growing a rhino skin. …

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