Tag Archives: Wisdom

A Manifesto for Christian Writers

I have sometimes considered Ecclesiastes 12:9-14 to be “a manifesto for Christian writers.” Verses 9-11 (from the New International Version) describe what a writer should do: • “The Teacher [was] wise.” This is the first qualification of a writer. It … Continue reading

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LACK CONFIDENCE IN YOUR JUDGMENT? SEEK TRUTH AT THE SOURCE by Vicki Hinze

NOTE:  Available in video here.   This Corona Virus has had a consequential impact on all of us.  I don’t need to reiterate how it has impacted you—you’re only too well aware of that.  But it does seem like a … Continue reading

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PARTING GIFTS by Vicki Hinze

A few years ago I thought I had a life-threatening illness. It turned out to be a paperwork mistake, but there were about six weeks when I didn’t yet know that. I thought my time here was nearly done, and … Continue reading

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But I Want to Hover by Julie Arduini

As I meet with moms who are a bit ahead of me in the parenting journey, they confess that like me, the hardest seasons weren’t the baby/toddler/preK years. No, they were the times the kids were bullied. Or, when they … Continue reading

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Seeking Truth: Practical Observations in Online Information Sharing by Vicki Hinze

I spend a lot of time researching all kinds of things.  Current events, systems, places, new technology, social mores, human behavior and activities.  All writers do. And, like with most things, exposure brings experience and enlightenment. The more you know about something, the … Continue reading

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Child-Like Faith by Julie Arduini

This has been a year where I’m pouring everything I can into our children. More than basic life lessons, I’m trying to show them prayer strategies to draw them closer to Christ and believe not just in God, but believe … Continue reading

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God’s Got It by Tara Randel

I’m not one of those people who blogs about my political affiliation or uses social media to state my opinions. And before you click away, no, I’m not going to start now. What I am a proponent for is knowing … Continue reading

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BEAUTY IN LIFE by Kristen Heitzmann

I’ve been having discussions and including discussions about the power and purpose of art in my novels, so when I came across this documentary about a Victorian artist, Lilias Trotter, who chose to eschew fame for obscurity in order to … Continue reading

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