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Just Write

Someone posted a question on an author/prospective author group the other day.  “What is the most difficult part in writing a book?” I answered, “Sitting down and starting.” I’ve consistently said the short answer is to just write. Everyone has … Continue reading

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Finding Unity in a Time of Division

Because the world seems filled with division right now, those at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints blog asked three different people to share their perspectives on the unity we can feel with others when we center our … Continue reading

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Would You Do the Same?

Our reflection today is from Perry Mullins. [God] said, “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains that … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Compromise

What a strange week. But I am managing to publish a Five Minute Friday post. I’ll link at Kate’s place in the Community section on Facebook at  fiveminutefriday.com and scan through the incredible work of my fellow writers. As I … Continue reading

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Letters from the Earth

Fellow Higher Ground Books & Media author Nancy Flinchbaugh came up with an intriguing concept for a book. Since I was planning a road trip from Ohio to upstate New York, I decided to load the audio version of Letters … Continue reading

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Reaching Upwards

Our Words for the Week come from Dick Innes. Like the trees of the forest, may you find nourishment in rain as well as sunshine, Bend with the winds of misfortune without breaking; Give of yourself to others to provide … Continue reading

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The Screwtape Letters

I never read The Screwtape Letters. I knew it was a classic C.S. Lewis tale, but it just never intrigued me enough to buy it or borrow it from the library. For some reason, however, I decided to download it … Continue reading

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Special Thoughts

Our Words for the Week come from Steve Shepherd in the SermonCentral Weekly Newsletter Dr. James Dobson’s experience at the public school system was from 1960-63. In his the final year, he had to say goodbye to 25 to 30 … Continue reading

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Liturgy of the Ordinary

We were chatting on the Five Minute Friday Twitter feed a couple of weeks ago about seeing life amid the virus lockdown. I made the comment, “Look for the extraordinary in the ordinary … Every Day. Good days. Bad day. … Continue reading

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Little Things Mean a Lot

According to motivational speaker Brian Tracy, one of the greatest success principles of all is called the Law of Accumulation. This law says everything great and worthwhile in human life is an accumulation of hundreds and sometimes thousands of tiny … Continue reading

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