Tag Archives: Vicki Hinze

The Ripple Spreads Wide

  Define lucky. I can’t speak for all, of course, but lucky is defined differently for different people in different situations. Sometimes luck is luck, and sometimes it is the result of some pretty intense effort—though, not necessarily on the exact … Continue reading

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The Power of Shame by Vicki Hinze

  Merriam-Webster defines shame like this: Shame.  (Noun.) “A painful emotion caused by consciousness of guilt, shortcoming or impropriety.  “The susceptibility to such emotion.” “A condition of humiliating disgrace or disrepute.” “Something that brings censure or reproach. Something to be regretted.” … Continue reading

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One Incident Changed Everything by Vicki Hinze

Can one incident change everything?  Your whole life? It can, and does for many. It did for Dr. Dana Perkins, a psychologist who taught Kindergarten because that’s where she felt she could do the most good for the kids.  Dana is … Continue reading

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Reader-Shared Recommended Reads by Vicki Hinze

At Christians Read, I receive news of recommended reads often.  While I can’t possibly read them all without reading 24/7, I can pass along some of them so that maybe you’ll find books that interest you. Recent Recommendations I’ve received … Continue reading

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Breaking Down Barriers by Vicki Hinze

  As a writer, for years, I was told essentially to “color within the lines.” Make no mistake that is solid advice for those seeking to build a career.  Readers read a book by you and they expect more of the … Continue reading

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Wanting to Make a Difference by Vicki Hinze

  Why Do What I Do When Other Things Are Easier? Making a Difference There comes a time in every life where a person starts thinking about more than moving up the career ladder or personal ambition.  There comes a … Continue reading

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Between the Rock and the Hard Place by Vicki Hinze

We’ve all been there with bosses, friends, family. Caught between the rock and the hard place. It’s uncomfortable, it’s maddening, and at times it’s heartbreaking.   We try to avoid those situations. We keep our opinions and thoughts to ourselves, … Continue reading

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What Really Matters by Vicki Hinze

  Life throws a lot at people, and it starts immediately. As we grow and learn, it’s amazing how much we soak up like sponges and grasp. We learn what to do, what not to do. What to say and … Continue reading

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FAIR AND FOOLISH by Vicki Hinze

No one wants to see themselves as unfair. And certainly no one wants to see themselves as foolish. Yet there are times and situations in which we find ourselves where we can or do seem one or the either. On … Continue reading

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Human Trafficking: What You Need to Know and Why You Need to Know It by Vicki Hinze

By Presidential Proclamation, our monthly observance is on Human-Trafficking and Human-Rights Abuse. I want to share a bit about human-trafficking because there’s so much on it in the news right now—and likely will be in the near future. How bad … Continue reading

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Power Talk by Vicki Hinze

  We all know that storytelling is an art. Some are good at it. Some are better. And some are works-in-progress who need a little more training in specific areas of craft, like pacing.   There are perks to slowing … Continue reading

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What Offends Us Today? by Vicki Hinze

  The world has changed.  People… not so much.  We all laugh and cry, are happy and sad.  We all get angry, hurt feelings and other people hurt our feelings.  Sometimes they mean to hurt us and sometimes they don’t, … Continue reading

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The Las Vegas Massacre

Last night, 59 people died and over 515 were injured in a terrorist attack in Las Vegas. Hospitals are overwhelmed, first responders are overwhelmed and people there and distant observers are overwhelmed.   Bodies are still being removed, and some … Continue reading

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Forget Me Not on Sale by Vicki Hinze

Physical Therapy is going well on my shoulder, back and right arm. I’m almost ready to graduate! Wanted to share with you that my publisher, Multnomah (Random House), has Forget Me Not on Sale for $1.99 at most booksellers. This is the … Continue reading

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Stepping Back: The Upside of an Injury by Vicki Hinze

Stepping Back  By Vicki Hinze    Nearly 5 weeks ago, I sat at my desk as I usually do, and the phone rang. Now the phone is behind me when I am at my desk, so I turned around for … Continue reading

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