The Conundrum of Constant Travel

Nov 20

The Conundrum of Constant Travel

My husband and I recently returned from a 10-day business trip. It was our 2nd 10-day trip in a span of five weeks. Our 3rd at least week-long trip since Labor Day. I love traveling with him when he has long trips to make for business. But now that I’m away from home at least once a month–sometimes for a long weekend, sometimes for a week or...

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Why Water Turned to Wine Encourages Me

Nov 17

Why Water Turned to Wine Encourages Me

Recently, a friend asked me to speak to her teen girls class at church. I gladly agreed, then panicked over whether or not I had anything relevant to say to them! But as I started pray, I knew I wanted to talk about an issue that it took me too long to come to grips with–being the person God created you to be. For many, many, many years I tried to deny my...

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A Sunday Psalm

Nov 16

A Sunday Psalm

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On Mary Vee’s blog

Nov 14

On Mary Vee’s blog

Today through Sunday I’m over on Mary Vee’s blog sharing a bit about how God has led me on my writing journey and giving away a copy of Playing by Heart! Come visit us here:¬†http://www.maryvee.com/2014/11/fabulous-friday-feature-anne-mateer.html     by...

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Those Reconciliation Verses in Matthew

Nov 12

Those Reconciliation Verses in Matthew

I’m reading through the gospels right now–all four at the same time. An interesting exercise, to say the least. That’s why I sometimes love to read scripture in different kinds of chucks, causing it to bump up against different parts of itself in my mind. And with the electricity of the Holy Spirit teaching me about God Himself in the words, well...

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Veteran’s Day

Nov 11

Veteran’s Day

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The Joys of a Good Bookstore

Nov 10

The Joys of a Good Bookstore

I miss good bookstores. I mean good bookstores. Not chain bookstores that hide books down rows and rows of genre headings. Not independent bookstores that carry either only current bestsellers or only obscure books that no one has ever heard of. I mean bookstores that carry a variety of titles arranged in a way that not only draws your eye but encourages you to pick...

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