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Stares

Posted on July 28, 2017 in

by Liz Tolsma People stare at my family. They just do. It’s a fact of life. My husband and I are Caucasian. We adopted three children from Asia. Out in the country where we live, there isn’t a lot of ethnic diversity. We stand…

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The Trail of the Hiawatha

Posted on July 26, 2017 in

by Angela Breidenbach In the story, Fanned Embers, I get to explore one of the most dramatic moments in US History—the largest fire named The Big Blow Up by the press in 1910. The story is set on the Montana/Idaho border followi…

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The Story Behind the Story in Sandra Orchard’s Novel Over Maya Dead Body

Posted on July 24, 2017 in

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Pointing to God’s Faithfulness

Posted on July 24, 2017 in

by Heather FitzGerald “Here I raise my Ebenezer, Hither by Thy help I’ve come…” “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing” is a powerful hymn written over two hundred years ago by Robert Robinson. If your church is one that i…

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The Invitation

Posted on July 21, 2017 in

by Erica Wiggenhorn I opened my mailbox and discovered inside a beautifully addressed envelope with my name on it. Inside contained a lovingly handwritten invitation. I slowly and carefully read the details. I had been chosen. Wan…

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Soul-Survivors—They’re Worth the Risk

Posted on July 20, 2017 in

by Rhonda Rhea Have you seen any of those survival skills reality shows? They usually involve one or two wilderness survival experts. I guess survivalists are basically people who are skilled in not dying. The experts get dropped …

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Saltwater Daydreams

Posted on July 18, 2017 in

by Linda Yezak I love the shore. Almost makes me sad that the new earth won’t have a sea (Rev. 21:1), but God has His reasons. Meanwhile, I love to stand with my toes in the sand and watch the pelicans skim the water. I love…

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The Story Behind the Story in Susan May Warren’s Novel A Matter of Trust

Posted on July 17, 2017 in

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