Tag Archives: Christian life

A New Adventure

Hey friends! I’m so excited to share that this is release week for TARGETED FOR MURDER, the first book in my new WILDERNESS, INC. series set in the Wild Rogue Wilderness of southwest Oregon. You should know by now that … 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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Addicted to Reading and GIVEAWAY

by Elizabeth Goddard Are you addicted to reading? Looking for that next fix (book)? If you’re like me, when you finish a good book you’re  sad it’s over and wished you hadn’t finished the book, but then again you were … Continue reading

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A Holiday Win by Julie Arduini

Julie Arduini shares her holiday victory. Continue reading

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When Life Isn’t Fair by Julie Arduini

Growing up, my sister and I spent time with favorite cousins. It was a respite of sorts from a chaotic season and the cousins offered zany moments and memories that are still fresh for me. My cousin, the father of … Continue reading

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Invisible Illness Awareness Reflections by Julie Arduini

Last week I dedicated most of my personal blog posts to Invisible Illness Awareness Week. I shared our experience with our daughter, a 12 year old who has been diagnosed with congenital hypothyroidism, Hashimoto’s, and Albrights Hereditary Osteodystrophy. I also … Continue reading

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LOSING IT ALL: Down to the Bare Soul

Down to the Bare Soul   By   Vicki Hinze   Now, more than ever before, I’m hearing from people who have lost everything. They’re feeling hopeless and helpless. Defeated in life, or by life. Some have lost jobs and … Continue reading

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Faith and Writing by Tara Randel

Lately I have been hunkered down at my computer, typing away as I create stories that are under contract. I love to spend my day writing, love the unexpected scenes that pop into my head when my characters take over. … Continue reading

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Do Not Worry

I recently moved across the country, well, from south to north. It was a huge move. Think hot and now cold. This time last year I lived in Louisiana, where the Mississippi River empties into the Gulf, and now I … Continue reading

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That four-letter word

That four-letter word. No, not that word. It’s not dirty or profane, but it’s full of rottenness. Envy. I think most writers go through a time when they have to do battle with it head-on. Envy just doesn’t play fair. … Continue reading

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Stories of good and evil, light and darkness

I was going to write something about Halloween or All Soul’s Day for my post today, but I didn’t think there was anything I could add to conversations swirling around out there. People have their opinions about what to do … Continue reading

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It’s a Smoothie Life

So I made this smoothie: Two little lemons–whole (peel, pith, seeds, you get it)–two palm sized broccoli florets, one whole zucchini, handful of baby carrots, kale and spinach…no, wait, here comes the sweet part: frozen mango, two bananas, and some … Continue reading

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Life’s Projects by Tara Randel

Last time I posted, we were beginning a remodel of our house. I’m pleased to say, the work is almost finished. My husband is putting down the floor and then everything will be complete. Or will it? After the floor, … Continue reading

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Dry Times

The Bible tells us there’s a time and a season for everything under heaven, and I think that means dry times, too. Three years ago Texas was plunged into a severe drought and during the summer the area where I … Continue reading

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