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A Prayer for the Blank Page

by Jim Denney “Almighty God, bestow upon us the meaning of words, the light of understanding, the nobility of diction, and the faith of the true nature. And grant that what we believe, we may also speak.” —Hilary of Poitiers (A.D. … Continue reading

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Do you dream of being a writer?

by Jim Denney Mark Twain retreated to a shed at Quarry Farm in New York, where he wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Renaissance philosopher Michel de Montaigne used to write his books in a high tower of his château … Continue reading

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When I Write, I Feel His Smile by Elizabeth Goddard

Recently, I was getting ready for church, staring at my makeup mirror to paint my face, listening to worship music. One particular song opened up my soul and inspired my heart with great love and adoration for Him–worship in its … Continue reading

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The Inspiration of “I Run 4” by Julie Arduini

In a few minutes I leave for the annual IEP meeting to determine what helps our daughter will receive in the coming year. We recently moved so it is with a new district (we attend a Christian school so my … Continue reading

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The Life in Our Stories

I haven’t blogged here for a few weeks, well, maybe a few months. But life has interfered and not in small ways. My husband and I are risk-takers, and when you’re in ministry, sometimes that means moving. A lot. We’ve … Continue reading

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Keeping it Fresh

For me writing is vocation, avocation, vacation, and variation. I’ve never gone with a publisher who is sold on the concept of branding because I know I have to go where the spirit leads. This is so intrinsic to my nature it … Continue reading

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Happy To Be Here by Tara Randel

 Hello! My name is Tara Randel and I’m excited about posting here at Christians Read. I’ve been writing for what seems like forever, but published since 2000. It’s been a long process, a lot of ups and downs along the … Continue reading

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