All posts tagged Ada Brownell

The Greatest Thing in the World By Ada Brownell

Henry Drummond took a New Testament from his hip picket at an 1881 party among country friends in England. As Drummond began to speak on the greatest thing in the world, Evangelist Dwight L. Moody decided he’d never heard anything so beautiful. Moody decided he wouldn’t rest until Drummond’s book, The Greatest Thing […]

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A LARGE SERVING OF PERSPECTIVE By Ada Brownell

I loved it in the Ratatouille movie when the famous food reviewer wiggled his long fingers at the waitress and said, “After reading a lot of overheated puffery about your new cook, you know what I’m craving? A little perspective. That’s it. I’d like some fresh, clear, well seasoned perspective.” That’s what I […]

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Think by Ada Brownell

Writing occurs first in the mind. Authors think. You can think anywhere. I used to take notes beside the sink as I washed dishes and cooked. I often keep an idea pad in my lap when we’re traveling. Pen and paper are in my nightstand. Every great book or article begins in the […]

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Gutsy Writers Submit for Critique By Ada Brownell

Send to Kindle Critique is for gutsy writers committed to succeed and communicate. Since I’ve never been much for spending hours beating the air instead of reaching goals, when I decided to write a novel I joined a critique group at American Christian Fiction Writers. If I remember correctly, I had to critique three chapters […]

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WHY I WRITE FOR YOUTH By Ada Brownell

Send to Kindle Yesterday I learned a beautiful young woman I know graduated from college an atheist. She spent her youth going to church, enjoying God’s house, and listening to her parents and grandparents pray. What happened? It started when she learned in school God didn’t design her. Her genes supposedly came from monkeys. Acceptance […]

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ORIGINALS HAVE MORE VALUE By Ada Brownell

Send to Kindle A pregnant woman sits against a loaded cover wagon, weeping. Her husband, injured in an accident, lies a little distance away in a freshly dug grave. A man rides up on a horse, exchanges a few words of greeting and says, “Seems like we’re both in a fix. You have no husband […]

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An Affection for Green By Ada Brownell

Send to Kindle Although I often wear green on St. Patrick’s day, I’ve never cared much for observing traditions associated with the holiday. I let my co-workers go by themselves to the Irish Pub. I’ve never tasted Corned Beef and Cabbage. What is Corned beef anyway? Culinary Arts’ About.com says Corned beef is a preparation […]

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THE PART PROPAGANDA PLAYS IN FAITH

By Ada Brownell “For a long time propagandists have recognized that lying must be avoided,” says Jacques Ellul, author of “Propaganda: The Formation of Men’s Attitudes”. [1]“In propaganda, truth pays off.” Where propaganda goes to work to change minds is in the “interpretation” of the truth, or the way they twist the truth. […]

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NOT GETTING ANY YOUNGER

By Ada Nicholson Brownell   Today I completed going through the proof of my new book, Imagine the Future You. Hopefully, it’s the last edit I’ll need to do. Info for the book, written for teens and young adults, had been hanging around my desk and computers since the early1990s. The book grew […]

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Swallowed by Life

By Ada Brownell SWALLOWED BY LIFE: Mysteries of Death, Resurrection and the Eternal http://amzn.to/Jnc1rW By Ada Brownell Do you know evidence shows we’re more than a physical body?” The above book speaks about this mystery and the evidence; the wonder of life with all its electrical systems; the awesome truth about cell death […]

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