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About juliearduini

Julie Arduini loves to encourage readers to surrender the good, the bad, and ---maybe one day---the chocolate. She’s the author of ENTRUSTED: Surrendering the Present, as well as ENTANGLED: Surrendering the Past. The last book in the series, ENGAGED: Surrendering the Future, is coming soon. Her devotional, FINDING FREEDOM THROUGH SURRENDER, features the surrender themes and characters from the series. She also shares her story in the infertility devotional, A WALK IN THE VALLEY. She blogs every other Wednesday for Christians Read, and starting April 2017, will be part of the Inspy Romance blog. She resides in Ohio with her husband, two children, and secret chocolate stash. Learn more by visiting her at http://juliearduini.com, where she invites readers to subscribe to her monthly newsletter full of resources and giveaway opportunities.

The Phenomenon Behind “This is Us” by Julie Arduini

  If you’re like me, last night you were hoping the VP debates would pause so that NBC could present This is Us, the new drama Tuesday nights that has me hook, line, and sinker. If you haven’t heard of … Continue reading

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My eBooks are FREE Saturday! By: Julie Arduini

My eBooks are FREE  Saturday! There are writing moments I ask why. Why am I writing when life is pulling me so many directions? Why write if the words are hard to come by? Why write when it is so … Continue reading

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Flirting with My Ex by Julie Arduini

You know authors can be a tad dramatic, right? Such is the case with yours truly. The post title isn’t as scandalous as it sounds, but it was an awesome lesson I needed. This is our son’s first semester of … Continue reading

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Lesson in Rejection from Julie Arduini

Although I love writing fiction, I also love teaching Bible studies. So far I don’t feel the call to write them, a la Beth Moore or Lysa TerKeurst, I’d rather purchase their materials and teach on them all day long. … Continue reading

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Book Club Revelations by Julie Arduini

I spent the last few Tuesday evenings with a group of ladies from my church talking about my latest release, ENTANGLED. I admit, the thought of a book club where I’m the author and the attendees are people I’m acquainted … Continue reading

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Olympic Takeaways by Julie Arduini

Like most of you, I’m staying up way too late watching the Olympic coverage. I admitted on Facebook that usually it is straight-up patriotic fever that has me so captivated. This year, the drama and backstories have captured my attention. … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Tempted by Julie Arduini

I was in a sterile, bland doctor’s office, enduring an uncomfortable procedure where the doctor kept me chatting. We talked medical stuff and the conversation turned a corner when I mentioned symptoms appeared the month I released two books. “You’re … Continue reading

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The Introvert Inlaw by Julie Arduini

I didn’t have a definition for the longest time, but in recent years it became very obvious I’m not just an introvert, I’m an introvert’s introvert. People who don’t know me well find this odd because they have seen me … Continue reading

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Called, But Not Equipped by Julie Arduini

Years ago there was a guest speaker at our church who prayed for people and had words of encouragement for some. When he got to me I remember thinking he was the real deal. In prayer he shared Christ’s heart … Continue reading

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Surrendering Time Series on Sale Monday and Tuesday by Julie Arduini

Although Ohio has seen 90+ temps already (and snow in May,) it is now summer. One of my favorite things to do is watch our daughter swim and have a book on the deck. And now, I want to put … Continue reading

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Great Staycation Idea from Odyssey Adventure Club by Julie Arduini

I want to say something brilliant. Something that hasn’t been said about all the tragedy in Orlando (first with Christina Grimmie’s murder, and of course, the horrific events at the Pulse) that would be akin to wrapping a favorite blanket … Continue reading

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The Need for Buddies by Julie Arduini

June. All year my husband and I have zeroed in on June 1st as our target date. If we saw June 1st, it meant we survived May. My last post I shared how busy May was. We did it. Both … Continue reading

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When the Creativity is Epic by Julie Arduini

My last post I shared how May is a whirlwind month full of two book releases, an out-of-state wedding, and our son’s high school graduation. I thought today I’d share part of the whirlwind, an aspect we enjoyed during our … Continue reading

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The Arch by Julie Arduini

I’ve mentioned that May is a stressful month. I’m re-releasing ENTRUSTED: Surrendering the Present, and debuting ENTANGLED: Surrendering the Past. My step-son is getting married out of state, and our son is graduating from high school. There’s college tasks to … Continue reading

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The Changing Comfort Zone by Julie Arduini

As I juggle a new business venture that includes releasing two books and prepare for our son’s high school graduation, I realized that over the years there has been so much I was certain I couldn’t do, and yet, God. … Continue reading

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