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Has Your Schedule Taken You Hostage?

When was the last time you had a pajama day? When you spent an unscheduled afternoon with your family? When you reached the end of your to-do list? If these questions stirred a longing within, you might find my post … Continue reading

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Dealing with Holiday Stress by Eileen Rife

Aunt Edna plunges through the front door loaded down with gifts. On her heels, Uncle Henry grumbles about the cost of fuel. Popping gum with cell phone glued to her ear, niece Marcie stomps in, plops on the couch, and … Continue reading

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Devotion: Blood Vessels

What is a blood vessel? I am. You are too, if you’re a follower of Christ.

The word “vessel” simply means a hollow container made to hold or transport contents of one type or another. And isn’t that what we are, you and I as Christians? Just empty vessels the Lord has “prepared unto every good work” by filling us with the Holy Spirit, making us able to transport the life-giving blood to every part of the body of Christ.
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Story Trumps Style

~Guest Post By Eva Marie Everson Every writer knows that there are a few books gracing the bookstore shelves out there called “style books.” I fear that is a misnomer. Perhaps they should be called “rule books.” A period goes … Continue reading

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I wanted it so badly I could taste it. I had studied the guidelines, examined the reader profile, and scanned back issues. I was ready. Setting fingers to keyboard, I delved into writing an article for a well-known Christian magazine. … Continue reading

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Angel in Disguise?

What can be worse than blowing a tire on a dark stretch of interstate at 2 A.M.? Plenty can, but to two weary women traveling alone with no civilization in sight, over 100 miles away from completing our 1,480-mile round-trip … Continue reading

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Redeeming–Reclaiming–the Romance Genre

Culture wars will always abound, and with them, false assumptions, misinterpretations, and confusion. Add to this the fact that Christian fiction is still very much an emerging (and growing. Yay!) genre, and one would expect falsities and misconceptions to arise. … Continue reading

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