Review: Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott

First published in 1995, Bird By Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott is as relevant today as the day it was published. The book has become the definitive how-to guide for new and aspiring writers. The book has been a national best seller and continues to have excellent sales. As of… Continue reading Review: Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott

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Devotional: Heed Instruction

Text: Proverbs 10:17 “Whoever heeds instruction is on the path to life, but he who rejects reproof leads others astray.” –Crossway Bibles (2011-02-09). The Holy Bible, English Standard Version (p. 534). Crossway. Kindle Edition. As Christian writers, our witness is as important as the stories or poems we write. If our private lives don’t match… Continue reading Devotional: Heed Instruction

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Devotional: Keep My Words

Text: Proverbs 7: 1-3 My son, keep my words and treasure up my commandments with you; keep my commandments and live; keep my teaching as the apple of your eye; bind them on your fingers; write them on the tablet of your heart. – Proverbs 7: 1-3 Crossway Bibles (2011-02-09). The Holy Bible, English Standard… Continue reading Devotional: Keep My Words

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The Valiant Papers

The Valiant Papers by Calvin Miller is the story of a life told from the perspective of the person’s guardian angel. The story is written as though it were true. The book chronicles the life of a businessman who lives a normal, worldly lifestyle, until just before the end when he becomes a Christian. It… Continue reading The Valiant Papers

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Review: Write His Answer

I found this wonderful little book while attending a seminar at the Greenlake Conference Center in Greenlake, Wisconsin. The book has 33 short chapters. You can read on a day as part of a daily devotional plan or quiet time. The chapter titles and appendix include Called to Write, Overcoming Procrastination, Seek His Kingdom First,… Continue reading Review: Write His Answer

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Review: How to Pray

In How to Pray by R.A. Torrey his practical pointers on prayer clearly unfold the conditions God has established for intelligent, effective prayer that brings His answers, emphasizing the purpose and importance of prayer. He gives principals on: The Importance of Prayer, Praying unto God, Obeying and Praying, Praying in the Name of Christ and According… Continue reading Review: How to Pray

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Devotional: Walk In A Manner Worthy Of Your Call To Write

Devotionals for Writer’s: Walk In A Manner Worthy Of Your Call To Write Text: Ephesians 4: 1 – 6 Focus: Ephesians: 4: 2 – 4 Maybe you are a Christian writer whose drive is sharing Christian themes for the mainstream market. Your goal may focus on writing to develop Christian Believers. Whatever your motivation, “walk… Continue reading Devotional: Walk In A Manner Worthy Of Your Call To Write

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