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Let's C.H.A.T. by Nancy J. Farrier

Have you ever heard a juicy piece of gossip? One that didn’t sound like gossip, but like the truth? Then you jumped to conclusions about this truth and the person(s) involved. You were ready to march up to the person(s) … Continue reading

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In a Moment by Nancy J. Farrier

How long is a moment? You often hear, “Give me a moment,” or “Just a moment,” from people but how long is that moment of time? In medieval times, and hour was 40 moments long, so each moment was about … Continue reading

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Lessons From a Writer’s Retreat by Nancy J. Farrier

This past week I attended my first ever writer’s retreat. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but had an idea of what I hoped for. I wanted time to write, to get a decent start on a new book idea … Continue reading

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Weeping Over Scripture by Nancy J. Farrier

For me, the best days are those that begin with coffee and Bible reading. Every year, I read through the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. And, every time something new jumps out at me. Or, perhaps it isn’t new, maybe … Continue reading

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Rejoicing by Nancy J. Farrier

Years ago when I surrendered to write for God, I experienced some success. I won awards. Made the best seller list. Finaled in contests. Then came a time when the writing contracts slowed. At first I didn’t worry. Life had … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned From Raccoons by Nancy J. Farrier

We have a family of raccoons living somewhere close. Several times at night I’ve heard noises on the back porch. When I flip on the light or step outside I find the mama raccoon and her four babies climbing all … Continue reading

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The Nemesis by Nancy J. Farrier

The cylindropuntia bigelovii, or teddy bear cholla, sometimes called a jumping cactus, is my nemesis on my walks. Those little segment that glow with an iridescent radiance in the early morning and look very cuddly, are in fact spiny beasts … Continue reading

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The Least of These By Nancy J. Farrier

I breathed deep, taking in the fresh desert scent as my feet crunched along the hard-packed dirt track. The rain three days ago washed everything, and the fall air brushed against me with a welcome crispness after the summer heat. … Continue reading

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A Bouquet of Words by Nancy J. Farrier

  Last weekend, on November 3rd, one of my daughters got married. Although we live in separate States, I still helped as much as I could. My husband and I  fixed most of the food, traveling to California a week … Continue reading

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An Interesting View by Nancy J. Farrier

  I enjoy taking long walks in the mornings. I live in a rural area of the Sonoran Desert I walk a loop that is over five miles along a remote dirt track. There are no houses or people. It’s … Continue reading

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A Wineskin in Smoke by Nancy J. Farrier

From the time I was young I loved sitting around a campfire. We would cook hot dogs or marshmallows. Make s’mores. Laugh and talk, or sometimes sit and watch the flames dance. The one thing I didn’t like was the … Continue reading

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Six Feet Deep!

  By Nancy J. Farrier What did you think when you read that title? The first thing most people think is someone is getting buried. Six-feet-deep is synonymous with burial. Why is that?   There are several reasons. Most agree … Continue reading

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What? Me, worry?

  By Nancy J. Farrier What is it about worry that creeps up and grabs me by the throat before I’m even aware of its presence? I know I should ignore this emotion. I know I should be strong. I … Continue reading

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Unnoticed Moss by Nancy J. Farrier

  We have seen so much devastation in recent weeks. Hurricanes. Fires. Flooding. Since I live in the West my focus has been on the horrible fires. Lives have been lost, homes destroyed, beautiful forests ruined. A heartbreaking loss for … Continue reading

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A Few of My Favorite Books by Nancy J. Farrier

One of my favorite activities is reading. I love books in almost any genre: romance, suspense, thriller, young adult, fantasy – and the list goes on. I keep track of what I’ve read every year. I decided to look back … Continue reading

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