All posts for the month July, 2020

We Trust God

by Suzanne D. Williams “Don’t reason away what God can do.” – Marilyn Hickey I came across a thread of clueless individuals who were trying to explain away the crossing of the Red Sea. It’s not possible because there’s no known narrow crossing point. It’s not possible because there’s no scientific proof. It’s not possible because it […]

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CrossReads Book Spotlight: God Made

Send to Kindle CrossReads Book Spotlight God Made Nature Poems For Little Children by Annette Kinglock-Murray Nature and creation are interestingly beautiful. It is important for us to teach our children ,to appreciate nature and the God of nature. These little poems does that, they are short, easy to read and fun.

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CrossReads Short Takes: A New Heart & Just in Time for Christmas

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes A New Heart (Georgia Peaches Book 5) by Lisa Prysock When Ms. Pepper Anne Barrington isn’t driving her convertible Aston Martin or writing her bestselling mysteries, she’s busy solving real-life dilemmas happening to her three grown children or the guests visiting her Atlanta bed and breakfast, Edgewater Coventry B […]

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From Career Woman to Housewife

by Parker J. Cole The day I quit my 9 to 5 job, I’d have enough of office politics, backstabbing, managerial incompetence, and favoritism. I had worked in Corporate America for a long time. I knew the ends and outs of that realm. I no longer wanted a part of it. I sent my […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Coming Soon 7/27/2020

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil “Therefore keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come” (Matthew 24:42 NIV).       It seems there’s been a lot of talk about the end of the world as we know it and the second coming of Christ. We certainly are living in a crazy […]

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The Point is … Come Hell or High Water 7/24/2020

by James Collins “There are many devices in a man’s heart; nevertheless the counsel of the Lord, that shall stand.” Proverbs 19:21 Several years ago, a severe rainstorm turned a peaceful town into a flooded disaster area. The local newspaper editor set out in a rowboat to cover the story in detail. As she paddled down a […]

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CrossReads Book Spotlight: The Trouble In Willow Falls

Send to Kindle CrossReads Book Spotlight The Trouble In Willow Falls (Willow Falls Series Book 2) by Pat Nichols Heart-warming emotionally charged saga of a small southern town’s struggle for survival and two women’s challenge to balance family and career Rachel Streetman is one audition away from landing the lead in a play written by […]

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CrossReads Short Takes: Forewarned & Prayer Journal

Send to Kindle CrossReads Short Takes Forewarned by Debra Ullrick A Contemporary Christian Suspense Romance Novel He loves her… but can he save her from her own mistakes? After a near fatal accident in the Colorado wilderness, the pain Jasmine Moore lives with has made her a recluse. To fill the void the harsh Steamboat […]

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Why Backstory is Essential and How to Use it Correctly 7/21/2020

by Carmen Peone Backstory is the backbone of every character, even us. It’s God–given and shapes us into the men and women we are created to be. A character’s backstory is essential for stories that rely on empathy because compassion focuses on what the why of what happens means to the character.   Backstory is vital for tension and conflict. Without them, readers tend to close […]

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Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 7/20/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Ezek. 13:1-3 Then this message came to me from the LORD: “Son of man, speak against the false prophets of Israel who are inventing their own prophecies. Tell them to listen to the word of the LORD. This is what the Sovereign LORD says. ‘Destruction is certain for the […]

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