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12 Feb Posted by in Inspiration | 2 comments

The Safety Pin

The Safety Pin

      By Pamela Stephens “For He (Jesus) is the image of the invisible God..for by him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things were created by him and for him.  He is before all things, and in […]

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24 Jan Posted by in Inspiration | 4 comments

Is your novel inspirational, Christian, or both?

Is your novel inspirational, Christian, or both?

I have been looking at what constitutes a Christian novel. One of the best commentaries on the subject comes from an unlikely and often frowned upon source…Wikipedia. Now I am not here to expound on the veracity of the site, only to make note of the well written entry on Christian Novels. Here is the […]

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11 Jan Posted by in Inspiration | 4 comments

The Eagle

The Eagle

He sits perched on the very top branches of a high tree or a rocky crag–he sits perfectly still, but his eyes are searching the skies as huge storm clouds gather. He doesn’t move one feather until he feels the burst of wind against his breast He faces the oncoming gust, presses himself towards it. […]

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29 Dec Posted by in Inspiration | 4 comments

Be Still, And Know

Be Still, And Know

My New Year’s resolution is a simple one. I vow to spend more time just being quiet, and listening. With my busy life, this is not easy. I have to carve out time to be totally quiet. There always seems to be noise. Even when there is no-one talking to me, or I can’t hear the television in […]

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03 Dec Posted by in Inspiration | 4 comments

Is Your Faith “Leaking”?

Is Your Faith “Leaking”?

“If only you had paid attention to my commands, your PEACE would have been like a river, your well-being like the waves of the sea.”  ISAIAH 48:17-19   One of our television commercials got my attention recently, when it said “our diamonds don’t leak.”  Frankly, I had never considered that it would be possible for […]

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21 Nov Posted by in Inspiration, Meetings | 1 comment

The Reason for the Season-a Writer’s Perspective

The Reason for the Season-a Writer’s Perspective

Thanksgiving is a wonderful, uniquely American holiday. It’s pretty clear-cut. We pause to give credit where credit is due. We know that God has blessed us beyond measure, and we gather with friends and family to express it. Commercially, it has stayed above the fray, and except for that little parade thing in New York, […]

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31 Oct Posted by in Inspiration | 2 comments

Cravings!

Cravings!

“As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, O God.  My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.”  Psalm 42: 1-2 Cravings~ we all have them from time to time: Hot fudge sundaes, chocolate chip cookies, coffee, popcorn, shopping…new shoes!  Then there are these cravings: to be heard, […]

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New Career- Day One

I started two careers at about the same time around 35 years ago. The first, as wife to my best friend, is always new and totally rewarding. The other career, as an Arkansas State Employee has been wonderful too. However, I’m reaching the point very soon where I’ll be retiring from that one, hoping to […]

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03 Oct Posted by in Inspiration, Meetings | Comments

Time For God

Time For God

Time for God Our annual ACFW conference came and went. It was my first, and pretty awesome. Though, I learned a lot from workshops, I learned more from meeting with friends—old and new. What I took away from the conference that affected my life most was the peace from prayer.

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25 Sep Posted by in Inspiration | 4 comments

A Pageant in Persia!

A Pageant in Persia!

or How Esther Became Queen and Saved Her People From Perishing! Our prolific parable opens at the palace, where a party has been planned for the Princes (Royal men) of Persia. Power and much pride prevailed at this plush affair! The King proposed that the pretty Queen present herself so praise and applause would be […]

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