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The Grace Card

Tweet   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 [...]

An Awesome Surprise

Tweet   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 [...]

Still Dealing With Fear

Tweet 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 [...]

My Fake Life

Tweet   My Fake Family by Julie Arduini   Years ago, I received a tote bag for Christmas that featured pockets to place your own pictures on both sides. It was a season where I was overwhelmed with moving, young children, and the baby [...]

The Beauty of Broken

Tweet   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, [...]