Tag Archives: contemporary romance

God the Creator

I recently started a Bible study about the names of God. I’m always fascinated by the many character traits of the names and titles of God. The names recorded in scripture carry so much significance. To study them gives us … Continue reading

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Blueberry Season by Tara Randel

It’s blueberry season here in Florida. I’m crazy about the super fruit and look forward to this time of year. So when the selection in the grocery stores grew slim, I was worried I might miss out on my fresh … Continue reading

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A Day to Rejoice by Tara Randel

  Early on Sunday morning, as the new day was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went out to visit the tomb. Suddenly there was a great earthquake! For an angel of the Lord came down from heaven, rolled … Continue reading

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What Is Your Story? by Tara Randel

At my church, we’ve been talking about story. What is it? How does it apply to our lives? The fact is, everyone has a story. As a writer, this topic falls right into my wheelhouse. I love coming up with … Continue reading

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Growing Up by Julie Arduini

It’s a busy writing year, and that’s a good thing. I started a Christmas novella as part of a collaboration with Inspy Romance authors. This summer I start You’re Amazing with our daughter. And as soon as I find the … Continue reading

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To the Fair by Tara Randel

Every February the Florida State Fair takes place in Tampa at the fairgrounds. When my girls were little, we pulled them out of school for a day of petting animals, watching shows and marveling over the different kinds of fried … Continue reading

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Celebrate You’re Beautiful by Julie Arduini

Last month I shared that after a season of adversity with our teen daughter transitioning to junior high, she came up with a story to encourage girls. I promised if she kept going with it, I’d write it. She plotted … Continue reading

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A Change of Thinking by Tara Randel

When January rolls around, many find it a time to think about making resolutions. Some start off with a list and the burning desire to carry through with personal life changes, no matter the obstacles. Others decide it’s not worth … Continue reading

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January Release by Tara Randel

Happy January! I’m excited to announce my newest Harlequin Heartwarming release, His One and Only Bride, the sixth book in the Business of Weddings series. Having a book come out is very exciting, especially when the book holds a special … Continue reading

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The Countdown Is On by Tara Randel

It seems like everywhere you turn, Christmas is upon us. Not that this is a bad thing, but it can get overwhelming. The season is very busy, so much going on with children and school events, church socials and musicals, … Continue reading

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Transition Week by Tara Randel

This is the time of year I like to call transition week. We’ve just finished celebrating a beautiful Thanksgiving weekend and now our mood shifts to the joyful Christmas season. The week between football and turkey to lighted trees and … Continue reading

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Consider Others by Tara Randel

Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves,  not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others. In your relationships with one another, have the … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Refresher by Julie Arduini

November 1. It ushers in the Thanksgiving season. It’s possibly a day that starts out with a sugar hangover from October 31. For writers of all skill levels, it’s the start of NaNoWriMo. National Novel Writing Month is a challenge … Continue reading

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The Big Storm by Tara Randel

Unless you’ve been completely cut off from current events lately, you know Florida weathered a pretty massive hurricane this month. To all my fellow Floridians, you know exactly what I’m going to talk about today. Even though Irma hit us … Continue reading

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Reading the Word by Tara Randel

Here we are again. Summer break is almost over, unless your children go back to school as early as Florida. Our kids went back this week. There’s something about the hustle of getting ready for school, even if your children … Continue reading

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