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Rock Bottom

In 2 Peter 1:5-7 Peter put faith first and then listed the other qualities. Every writer thinks strategically about word placement. There’s a reason Peter started with faith. 5 For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; … Continue reading

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Miller Does it Again in “Searching for God Knows What”

Searching for God Knows What is deceptive, in a good way. Miller starts the nonfiction book by telling readers about a writers’ seminar he attended. At first this seems off topic. What’s this seminar have to do with God? I should … Continue reading

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Five Stars and Two Thumbs up for (FREE!) Memoir

I’m hyper-selective about which books I read..and am so happy to recommend “Trees Tall as Mountains” by Rachel Devenish Ford The story is engaging, funny, serious, raw and well-written. The author is relatable, intelligent, creative and gently, yet firmly God-centered.  She shares her self, her life, worries … Continue reading

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Donald Miller Rocks

Donald Miller’s books Through Painted Deserts and Blue Like Jazz are meaty, fun, insightful, gentle, companionable, honest, endearing. He articulates things about being a Christain that I’ve wondered about, or was afraid to wonder about. He can express ideas without … Continue reading

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Passion or Self-Indulgence?

The leader of a Writers’ Retreat at Living Word Community Church began the workshop with a prayer. And in the prayer she said that God put the passion to write in our hearts. That did it. Tears disolved my mascara before “Amen.” You … Continue reading

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