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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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It’s Graduation Day…to all the grandparents out there

The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is that they have a common enemy. ~Sam Levenson I remember when I was a child thinking that people who were in their thirties were old. If you were fifty, you … 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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From Dream to Reality

  I want to share with you a book that was released by Lighthouse of the Carolinas Publishing Company. I loved receiving and compiling Writing Right to Success. The contributors graciously shared their writing journeys and craft articles that will … Continue reading

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Just God

by Elizabeth Goddard As Christians we each believe ourselves to be followers of Christ. We say Jesus is Lord and Savior. Some say one or the other, but that’s a different discussion. We call out to God, ask Him for … Continue reading

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Are you running on empty?

    For most of us, life is extremely busy. Our days fly by with things we must do. Make the kids breakfast. Get them off to school. Work, run errands, carpool, chauffeur the kids to practice…and the list goes … Continue reading

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Unschooling

by Elizabeth Goddard I’m going to piggyback off Tara Randel’s Back to School At Any Age post. After all, it’s that time of year. Kids are heading back to school or getting ready. Shopping for clothes on the no-sales tax … Continue reading

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Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled…Easier Said Than Done At Times

Let not your heart be troubled. You believe in God, believe also in Me. In My Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go … 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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He’s Everywhere!

One of my favorite Christian songs is called Open The Eyes Of My Heart by Michael W. Smith. If you are unfamiliar with the song, the lyrics go something like this: Open the eyes of my heart, Lord Open the … Continue reading

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The Demand for Stories and the Greatest Opportunity

by Elizabeth Goddard My family loves to see movies. I think we’re all enthralled with stories no matter the venue– video games, TV series, books (especially books!) or movies. I’m one girl living with four boys (my husband and three … 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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And Every Gain Divine by Kristen Heitzmann

Over Independence Day, I posted a less known verse from “America the Beautiful” because it resonated when we sang the song in church. Since then the words have continued to work in me, so I thought we could discuss it … Continue reading

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Are You a Striver?

by Elizabeth Goddard I just sent in a completed manuscript to my editor. My deadline is today, June 30th, so I made it! But so far I’ve never had to ask for extra time. I hope that remains the case, … Continue reading

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Expectation by Kristen Heitzmann

I recently had reason to consider the role of expectation in life. It’s not something I typically ponder like grace or faith or wisdom or creativity. But I had a chance to see it in a new way, and thought … Continue reading

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