All posts for the month May, 2019

Dealing With All The Junk

by Suzanne D. Williams I read a piece of writing advice that has been helpful to me. The writer gave instruction on how to introduce backstory and avoid the dreaded info-dump. In case, you aren’t familiar with this term, an “info-dump” is exactly what the name suggests—barraging the reader with too much information, or set-up, at once. Suddenly, they don’t […]

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CrossReads Book Spotlight: Christ Our Surety

Send to Kindle CrossReads Book Spotlight Christ Our Surety The Assurance of At-One-Ment With God by Thabani M. S. Dlodlo Death is certain; and so is eternal life in Jesus Christ. This book gives you rock solid assurance of salvation because of what one man has done and is doing for us. Within its pages […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: Daniel Nash A Man Mighty In Prayer & Daughter of Liberty

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes Daniel Nash A Man Mighty In Prayer The Key to Revival by Dr. Michael Yeager In the battlefields of the Spiritual World, the True Heroes are most often the unseen Prayer WARRIORS. These are those who touch heaven, who go to battle for those who mostly are total strangers. […]

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Spiritual Weeding—a Necessity

by Lisa Prysock If you’ve ever helped maintain a flower or vegetable garden, you know how important it is to remove pesky weeds before they take over.  The same is true for the garden of our hearts, souls, and minds.  As I was weeding in my garden this week, I began to thank God for […]

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Positives and Negatives 5/27/2019

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil In science class there was at least one lesson on batteries. Since I’m not a science teacher I probably will not explain this very well, but here goes. Every battery has two important parts (probably more, but again, I’m no science teacher and only want to focus on those. Those two parts are the cathode and the anode. They are also […]

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Random Thoughts 5/24/2019

by CJ Peterson Sometimes I just let my mind wonder, and random thoughts creep in. Sometimes this is a good thing, sometimes it is not. It was among one of those days, that I ran across the quote at the bottom of this post. Please take a moment to read it before reading […]

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CrossReads Book Spotlight: Wanted: Hired Gun

Send to Kindle CrossReads Book Spotlight Wanted: Hired Gun Silverpines Series Book 25 by Ginny Sterling The theater is coming to Silverpines!  When Chicago actress, Posey Jones travels across country to help an ailing relative- she is immediately thrown into town at the very brink of destruction. Losing her uncle, gaining a home, and her […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: Once Upon A Motorcycle & Stopped Cold

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes Once Upon A Motorcycle True Divine Testimonies of Hair Raising & Gut Wrenching Experiences On A Bike by Michael Yeager Amazing and gut wrenching experiences upon a motorcycle. The stories that the author shares are from his own personal experiences on a Motorcycle. From the lower 48’s to Alaska, […]

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In Defense of the Damsel in Distress

by Parker J. Cole Some time ago, I was at a friend’s house and she wore a shirt that said something to the effect of, “I’m not the damsel in distress, I’m the dragon.” I thought it was cute at the time but something about it bothered me but I wasn’t quite sure what. I gnawed […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 5/20/2019

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Is. 36:10 What’s more, do you think we have invaded your land without the LORD’s direction? The LORD himself told us, “Go and destroy it!” What strikes me here is that not everyone who claims to have direction from the Lord does. Israel was under attack and the invading […]

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