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The Grace Card

  The Grace Card by Elizabeth Goddard   I recently found myself in a sticky situation. A misunderstanding. That often happens in emails. We write out an email, our intention clear to us, only to have the person on the receiving end [...]

An Awesome Surprise

  An Awesome Surprise by Judith Miller   When I finally typed “The End” on my latest manuscript and sent it off to my publisher a full week early (not bragging or anything), my daughter, granddaughter and I headed off [...]

Still Dealing With Fear

Still Dealing with Fear by Louise M. Gouge   We fiction writers enjoy making life difficult for our characters. Without some sort of struggle, some conflict, we would have no plot. E. M. Forster said, “‘The king died and then [...]

The Beauty of Broken

  The Beauty of Broken By Mary Alford   Have you ever felt so broken that you didn’t see any way of coming back from it? Brokenness can come either from the circumstances forced on us or the self-infliction caused by us, and [...]

National Day of Prayer

by Vicki Hinze   In 1775, The Continental Congress began a tradition in America that has endured. They proclaimed the observation of a national day of prayer, citing: “a day of public humiliation, fasting, and prayer.”   The [...]