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Sometimes I’m chicken

I’ll be speaking about writing the truth tomorrow at the North Texas Christian Writers Conference. It’s a challenging talk, one that I’ve labored over a lot. It’s the kind of talk that convicts me as I say it out loud. Anne Lamott in Bird by Bird writes this challenge to all of us (not simply […]

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Why Truth is Beautiful: 20 Reasons

I’ve had a flood of reader mail, which has really blessed me. It occurred to me that honest, authentic writing changes folks. Truth, raw and redemptive, sets people free. Culled from my inbox, here are twenty reasons why Truth is beautiful: When we tell the truth about our stories, others don’t feel alone anymore. When […]

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My way of fighting back

My way of fighting back

We received this in our mailbox today. Background: My husband sits on the back porch with our dog for an hour each night (around 7:00 PM). He does bark as people walk by, but it’s during the time most people wouldn’t be bothered. Pippin is NEVER left outside. He sits inside with me. So this […]

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