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Writers’ Workshop for the Ladies!

LWML is offering a writers’ workshop for the ladies! Has this happened before? What a lovely idea!

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Rejoice

Rejoice? I don’t want to rejoice. But, on the other hand, I do. Frankly, each one of us still has tremendous reasons to rejoice, no matter what’s happening to or around us. 

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In Times of Trouble

Not everyone likes to dig into dystopian literature. That’s fine. Even so, there’s something therapeutic about reading literature written during times of trouble. Or would you disagree?

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Distortions

I’ve been googling various authors to double-check various things, and I stumbled on a quote from Flannery O’Connor that I’d like you to consider today on distortions.

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Connections

I love connections. Themes. Hints and foreshadows. The difficulty, however, is that in religious writing how do you know what is really a connection and not a figment of an over-eager imagination?

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An Artist’s Prayer

First things first: read this. Then read what I have to say about an artist’s prayer.

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Starting Over

The irony of starting over with this post after a storm interrupted me! But sometimes starting over seems to plague me. I try to get more steps in, but before I approach better shape it seems like I have to start over. Not a few times. All the time. I try to be better in my vocations and it’s the same way. Every school year. Every Lent or Advent. Et cetera.

Honestly, I can get pretty down because of it.

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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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