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If You Could Have only One Other Book…

Okay, I know I’m a bit early, but I REALLY love Thanksgiving, so bear with me if you end up with two Thanksgiving posts from me this year, the second one being just days before that wonderful holiday. Now I … Continue reading

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Recommended Read: The Singing Quilt by Kathi Macias

      Recommended Read: Inspirational Fiction, Social Issues      The Singing Quilt By Kathi Macias   Jolissa Montoya believes God is calling her to work with the disadvantaged children in her inner-city neighborhood. There’s only one problem: The children wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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What Do You Know..Who Do You Know?

As long as I can remember I’ve heard the admonition to “write what you know.” The problem with that my experience and knowledge were limited. Now I hope that as I have grown older (much older!) I’ve learned more and … Continue reading

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A Love for Books? by Kathi Macias

Almost all writers are also readers, though not all readers are necessarily writers. But writers, readers, or both, I think we can all agree that we are thankful for books. I’ve been thinking about that a lot as we approach … Continue reading

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Word Treasures by Kathi Macias

I recently had the most enjoyable experience of going to see an old friend—“old,” as in older than I am, and those friends are becoming few and far between these days. This friend’s name is Linda, and to be truthful, … Continue reading

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Musings from the Evergreen State by Kathi Macias

As I write this I’m looking out the picture window at gray Washington skies, blanketing green trees, green ferns, green grass…well, you get the idea. Washington is known as the Evergreen State for a reason, right? And that fact has … Continue reading

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A Little Book Can Help Set the Captives Free by Kathi Macias

Abraham Lincoln said, “Slavery is founded on the selfishness of man’s nature; opposition to it on his love for justice.” What a powerful picture of the dichotomy of man’s soul! The first epitomizes the unregenerate soul, seeking only its own … Continue reading

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Downsizing, Anyone?

            Over the years I’ve become familiar with the term “downsizing,” not only as a word but as a reality in my own life. It started almost fourteen years ago, in 1999 when my father died and we tried to … Continue reading

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What Sort of Reader Are You? by Kathi Macias

I’m never shocked (though certainly disappointed) by a negative review of one of my books. As the old saying goes, you can’t please all the people all the time. But I must admit that I am more than slightly surprised … Continue reading

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Tolkien Reading Day

As I often do, I got up this morning and checked to see what sort of celebration I could come up with for today—you know, National Toenail Day, International Bad Hair Day, etc. I was pleasantly surprised to discover that … Continue reading

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Is It Well with Your Soul? by Kathi Macias

I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content: I know how to be abased, and I know how to abound (Philippians 4:11-12, NKJV). Lately I can’t get the words to that wonderful old hymn “It Is Well … Continue reading

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Giving Selflessly to Those Who Need It Most

Tomorrow is Christmas, but I must admit that Christmas Eve has always been my favorite time of year. When I was a child it seemed “magical,” as we waited for Santa to bring us the gifts we would open the … Continue reading

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Why do we write…or read?

As an author and also an avid reader, I suppose I could say I read and write because I love to do so–and that would be absolutely true. But there’s more to it, especially as Christians. Every now and then … Continue reading

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Readers, Writers, and Book Clubs

As my speaking engagements explode and I find myself on the road nearly as often as I’m home writing my next book, I must admit that of all the groups I speak to–writers’ conferences, women’s retreats, church and civic events–there’s … Continue reading

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Favorite Reading Spots?

I moan and groan a lot about having to travel so much, but I shouldn’t. Not only does it show an ungrateful attitude, but it fails to recognize two important (and very positive) points: 1) My speaking invitations/engagements are obviously … Continue reading

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