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A Status Update for Readers and Visitors

A Status Update for Readers and Visitors

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Before anything else, thanks to all of you who so graciously continue to inspire, encourage, and support my efforts on this blog and via social media. For that reason, I feel it only fair to offer this status update.

Just as I was ready to come back to regular posting here, I’ve come under fire from some health issues which continue unresolved and leave me with less energy than I usually enjoy.

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Status Update for My Followers and Visitors

Status Update for My Followers and Visitors

Green post-it w/message

Before anything else, thanks to all of you who so graciously continue to inspire, encourage, and support my efforts on this blog, the newsletter, and more. For that reason, I feel it only fair to offer this status update.

Recently, I’ve come  under fire from some health issues which continue unresolved and leave me with less energy than I usually enjoy.

The writing doesn’t come easy in these…

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Long, Long Road | Five Minute Friday

Long, Long Road | Five Minute Friday

It’s Friday — time to write with absolute abandon.
Why? Because it’s Five Minute Friday at Kate’s and
that’s what hundreds of us do on Friday.

So time to start the ticker and write for
a full five minutes full-out without editing or correcting
on just one word –
LONG

BEGIN.

A long, long road lay before us that summer of 1983.

It started in Hermitage, TN, a suburb of Nashville, and it headed west…

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Committed: A Memoir of the Artist’s Road by Patrick Ross | A Review

Committed: A Memoir of the Artist’s Road by Patrick Ross | A Review

Front cover of Committed
A unique and ambitious contribution to the annals of the memoir genre. It tells the story of a Washington, D.C. journalist-turned-lobbyist who disguises his bipolar disorder as well as his estrangement from his parents and heads out on a five-week cross-country U.S. road trip, engaging with creative and generous individuals who trigger in the author a yearning to pursue an authentic,…

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How I Learned to Trust God Again

How I Learned to Trust God Again

Today I am honored to be Dolly Lee’s guest at her blog, Soul Stops. Dolly has a series of posts running on the subject of trust. When she asked me about sharing a story of a time when I lost trust, I hesitated to share this particular story that had caused me great pain but decided it is what God would have me do. I hope you’ll join Dolly and me at her blog to read about trusting again.

I stop…

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In the Rubble by Anne Peterson, Guest

In the Rubble by Anne Peterson, Guest

Today I have the pleasure and honor of welcoming Anne Peterson, author of Broken: A Story of Abuse and Survival. Anne has graciously prepared a post recalling how she came to write Broken and what the process of that writing was like. As I prepared Anne’s post for publication, I was struck by many of her words and their combined power as an affirmation of the healing benefits found in writing.

Pl…

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