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Here Is What Happens When You Stand Alone

Knowing where my writing belongs while knowing Who it belongs to

I just returned from the first day of the SoCal Christian Writers’ Conference. In recent months since my return from the Mount Hermon Writers’ Conference, I’ve found myself thinking long and hard about where my writing belongs, a thought that was further explored by something I read on the Steve Laube blog this afternoon. The timing couldn’t be better than that.

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Book Review: As My Parents Age by Cynthia Ruchti

BOOK REVIEW

Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote that the bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone. At the core of this message are two sensibilities of regret and action, for caring for a parent on the brink of death requires reflection and intentional obedience to God—a dependency on Him alone as we are reminded that love and sacrifice are synonymous forces of compassion, despite its discomfort.

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Why We Should March for Life and End Abortion Now

The right to life continues to be a battle worth fighting for

The Bible says very clearly that children are a heritage of the Lord. God values life and as believers, we ought to stand with those poor souls who are indefensible and who fall victim to heinous abortions every day. We are called to speak for them when they are unable to speak for themselves. We need to make it our life’s purpose to fight, to battle, and to march for life. It is a battle worth fighting for.

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Understanding Forgiveness Through Joseph

Why forgiving is not synonymous with forgetting

We describe Joseph’s account in the Bible like this:

 

He is beloved of his father; his brothers become jealous of him; they beat him and throw him in a pit; then they decide instead to sell him into slavery; Joseph ends up in Egypt and over time, he becomes the second most powerful man and then he forgives his brothers…

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