Timely Obstacles

Cole Smith

When writing a new novel, I’ve discovered a major weakness in my plotting. I don’t like to put obstacles in my character’s path. Sure, it’s fiction, but my poor protagonist has been through so much already. Can’t I just give her a little break, a vacation chapter, so she can relax and gather herself? It’s…

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Garden of Chaos

Rebecca Montie Preston

By nature, I am creative. Creativity feeds my soul. When I inhibit that part of me, I become hollow and easily frustrated. But when I practice creativity, it produces in me freedom and fulfillment. To rephrase a quote from Eric Liddell*: ‘… when I create, I feel God’s pleasure.’ During the spring and summer months,…

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A Curse Or A Blessing

This month’s word is “spirit” and all I could think of was Hillsong’s song Oceans (Where Feet May Fail). It kept playing on a loop in my mind, especially the lyrics; Spirit lead me where my trust is without borders Let me walk upon the waters Wherever You would call me Take me deeper than…

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