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Please Welcome Guest Author Irene Hannon…

Greetings, everyone. And thank you, Mary, for inviting me to be a guest today. I have to begin this post with a confession. I didn’t set out to be a writer of Christian fiction. Not because I didn’t want to … Continue reading

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A Belated Mother’s Day Wish To My Second Mother…

Yesterday we celebrated our mothers and everything that they do for us. I hope you all got a chance to see your mothers, and if you are a mother, I hope you were appreciated for all the hard you do. … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

When Mother’s Day approaches, I’m sure many of us recall the sacrifices our mothers made for us and wonder how they survived our “growing up” years. My own mom was a widow at the age of 29, left with three … Continue reading

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Test Your Geography Skills

As I mentioned the last time I posted, I’ve been reading about some of the experiences of women around the world. Let me just say it’s reminded me to get down on my knees in gratitude to God for having been born … Continue reading

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The Abundance of God

Here in Texas, an early spring has brought us breathtaking wild flowers, gentle rain, and a crop of dewberries in our backyard that is truly a gift from God. For those of you who don’t know what dewberries are, they … Continue reading

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Novel Preparation 101 with Guest Author DiAnn Mills

Novel Preparation 101 by Guest Author DiAnn Mills We writers have habits that help us organize and get started on new writing projects. Today I’d like to share with you how I assemble my thoughts and preparations before writing chapter … Continue reading

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Spreading the Word in Chapel Cars and an Announcement by Judith Miller

I’m delighted to share that my most recent book, The Chapel Car Bride, released on April 6th. Writing this latest book was a genuine pleasure because I was able to include a piece of history that isn’t common knowledge. In … Continue reading

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Easter All Year Long

  This year, because of family scheduling, my husband and I decided to have our Easter Celebration for our three granddaughters on Monday, the day after Easter. With so much commercialism involved in Easter, I wanted to make sure that … Continue reading

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A Gift Before Departing by Vicki Hinze

A Gift Before Departing  By Vicki Hinze   A few years ago I thought I had a life-threatening illness. It turned out to be a paperwork mistake, but there were about six weeks when I didn’t yet know that.   … Continue reading

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WHAT IF… SO WHAT… WHY? by Yvonne Lehman

    We writers are often told to use the “What if?” factor in our writing. Our response can get us started in our stories, or be an effective tool when we feel stumped. However, no matter how creative a … Continue reading

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Easter Greetings by Tara Randel

I’d like to wish all our wonderful readers a very Happy Easter! I hope you, and your families, celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ together! After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary … Continue reading

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A Ride on the Wild Side by Hannah Alexander

Mel and I recently took a research trip for a possible new setting for a book. We have moved to the edge of the sand hills in Western Nebraska, and had been told that the real sand hills were to … Continue reading

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I AM That Mom by Julie Arduini

As I’ve shared in previous posts, it has been a difficult season for our kids. What makes it so hard to watch is it’s one of those cases where it isn’t consequences for making terrible choices. It’s a refining process … Continue reading

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Living on the Edge of Danger… by Mary Alford

Anyone else out there love a good spy story? I don’t know what it is about them, but I just can’t get enough of spy stories, whether it’s reading or writing them. Maybe it’s the possibility of living every day … Continue reading

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Easter in the Amana Colonies by Judith Miller

As I mentioned in my previous posts, I enjoy research and finding unusual settings for my books. One of the places I focused upon for six books and one novella was the Amana Colonies in Iowa. During that time, I … Continue reading

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