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For Writers, Is Living Love a Process?

“Success has little to teach us during the second half of life. It continues to feel good, but now it is often more an obstacle to maturity than a positive stimulus toward it.” ― Ronald Rolheiser, Sacred Fire: A Vision for a Deeper Human and Christian Maturity The day’s list of projects is looking mighty long. I know enough by now to
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The Secret Simple Key to Overcoming Overwhelm

No one can tell me when I’m getting overwhelmed. Pretty much anyone can tell when I’m getting overwhelmed. These two facts are in my mind the moment I open my eyes Tuesday morning. They have taken me more time to acknowledge than I would like to admit. And yet if there’s one thing I know, it’s that the things we
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What Do Your Prepositions Say About You?

“Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose.” – Kris Kristofferson It starts out as a search for yourself, a part-time occupation giving the journey definition and greater meaning. At least it did for me. It took a few years to determine that primary pursuit, but once I did, it seemed writing was what would lead me to myself,
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Why You Must Face Your Shame

“I’m telling you, once and for all, that unless you return to square one and start over like children, you’re not even going to get a look at the kingdom, let alone get in. Whoever becomes simple and elemental again, like this child, will rank high in God’s kingdom.” – Matthew 18:3-4 MSG How long it’s taken me to understand
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Don’t Sit Down in the Woods

“Every writer who’s finished has taken the axe into the woods and carved out their path where there seemed to be none before. They broke through their blocked way swinging word after word after word.” It’s 2018. Are you ready? If you’ve set yourself a goal to finish that book, above all, you’re going to need stamina. You’re going to
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