The Christmas Story That Almost Wasn’t

Oct 30

The Christmas Story That Almost Wasn’t

I love Christmas-themed fiction. Doesn’t matter the length–novels, novellas, short stories. And in the past couple of years I’ve been wondering if I could write some kind of a Christmas story. I didn’t know what, exactly. I didn’t have a specific idea. But when I heard about the Guideposts A Cup of Christmas Cheer project back in March...

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An Introvert’s Nightmare

Oct 27

An Introvert’s Nightmare

I am an introvert. I no longer deny it. In fact, I’ve learned that the more I embrace the way God made me, the more I walk in freedom and peace. But last week I lived an introvert’s nightmare–all good things in themselves, but mashed up into six days? I’m still shuddering! For six straight days I was out of my house more than inside it, I was...

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A Sunday Psalm

Oct 26

A Sunday Psalm

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Portrait of a Reader: Rachel R.

Oct 23

Portrait of a Reader: Rachel R.

Welcome, Rachel! Please start by introducing us to yourself and your family! I am 17 and I live with my parents, my younger sister, and my younger brother. We live in Pennsylvania (close to Philadelphia) where I have lived my whole life, so far! I am a history-loving writer and reader who loves family and God!  Wow! Since I only know you online, Rachel, I had no...

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Guest Posting on Heroes, Heroines & History blog

Oct 22

Guest Posting on Heroes, Heroines & History blog

Hey y’all! My friend Marilyn Turk invited me to guest post over at the Heroes, Heroines & History blog. Want to know more about the history of girls and basketball in the early 20th century that I learned while researching Playing by Heart? Then come on over! Click HERE. by...

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Restless by Jennie Allen

Oct 20

Restless by Jennie Allen

For the past 13 months I’ve been floundering. In my personal life. In my professional life. For the first time in many, many years I feel . . . directionless.         So when I read this blog post on Ann Voskamps’s blog, I fell completely apart. And I knew I needed to find out more about Jennie Allen and what she had to say. I added...

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Scavenger Hunt Stop #17

Oct 16

Scavenger Hunt Stop #17

Welcome to the Autumn 2014 Scavenger Hunt. You have arrived at Stop #17. The hunt begins at noon (Mountain Time Zone) on October 17, 2014. You may have arrived here before the start which could mean all of the sites aren’t ready quite yet. Once the official start has begun, you should go to Stop #1 (www.robinleehatcher.com) and then work your way through the...

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