Category Archives: As Christian Writers

All Rights Reserved

Ok. I’m going to point out a book even though it (presumably) isn’t written by a Lutheran. All Rights Reserved is simply the book I chose as my July First Reads deal. (Remember First Reads for Amazon Prime members? It’s an Amazon Prime perk that I like.)

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A Quote to Consider

Winston Churchill once said, “History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.”

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Something Else?!

I’m more entrepreneurial than I ever would have dreamed. Ever since I was a kid, I wanted to do three things: write, cook, and discuss theology. That’s it. I wasn’t even one to daydream about marriage or children. To my mind, I’m a shockingly straightforward, consistent girl. You know what I love? Family, words, food, and theology. But what if I don’t really want to write books? What if, after all this time, I’ve thought of something else instead?!

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A Summer Writing Strategy

I’ve done it. I’ve come up with a summer writing strategy for myself!

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A Book You Shouldn’t Write

Have you ever had days when you keep thinking about a book you shouldn’t write? Maybe I’m alone on this, but I don’t really think so.

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Tis the Season!

Ladies and Gentlemen, Christ is risen! He is risen, indeed! Alleluia! Tis the Season!!!

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A Riddle

Ok, writers. To be in tip top shape, it’s good to use your brain. 🙂 There. Now the post pertains to a main purpose of this blog. Really, though, I want to tell you a riddle!!

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Not above reproach

I think it can be a very good thing to strive to be above reproach. Seriously. Now, I frequently fail. In no uncertain terms, I am not above reproach. What struck me today is that that may well include my reading selections.

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Lutheran Writing

You know how you aren’t supposed to say certain things? I don’t mean cuss words. I mean that there are all these people who want you to live a life by law: do this, that, and the other, and then you’ll be a real writer. Want to know what real Lutheran writing is? Writing from the Gospel.

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Advent Devotional Reading

I wasn’t late posting about 2018 Advent Resources, although I did mean to blog today’s titles sooner. This year I thought I’d try to tackle some additional devotional reading, and the two titles are The Soul in Paraphrase: A Treasury of Classic Devotional Poems, edited by Leland Ryken, and With My Own Eyesa third-person retelling of the Gospels by none other than Lutheran bishop extraordinaire Bo Giertz, translated by LCMS Rev. Bror Erickson!

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