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Why I Wrote Middle Grade Adventure Fantasy Keeper Of Reign

January 20, 2016 by

Thought I'd let my readers of Keeper of Reign, some of the back story of how and why I wanted to write this allegorical fantasy for children 10 to 16. One of the things that helped me to hone in on the theme for Keeper of Reign is the song from Switchfoot. When I first heard their song , "Meant to Live" (for so much more) it got me thinking about how far short so many of us fall from our true potential. The trials and troubles of this world reduce us, and, at least for me, it feels that our troubled ...

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A Day in the Life of Kimberley Payne

April 6, 2015 by

My Canadian author friend Kimberley is another children's author. But she does more than just write children's books--and I thought I was busy! Here's a glimpse into her full day. (Okay, hold on to your horses!) A Day in the Life of Canadian author and blogger, Kimberley Payne Most mornings, I awake to my radio alarm and stay in bed listening to Focus on the Family, followed by James McDonald’s preaching. I find it refreshing to start my day listening to the Word. I eat my breakfast while waiting for my computer to boot up. As I’m currently between ...

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The Power Of Words In The Bible Study

February 20, 2015 by

Following last Saturday’s blog, I thought I’d go on to the Christmas story of Zechariah found in Luke chapter 1. Yeah, I know it’s still six months to Christmas, but since we’re doing the importance of words in the Word Series, the story bears a huge significance.   Have you ever wondered why the angel Gabriel shut the priest Zachariah’s mouth after he questioned the angel? Luke 1:18--Zechariah asked the angel, "How can I be sure of this? I am an old man and my wife is well along in years."   (You can read the entire account in ...

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Obamacare and How Christians Can Avoid It

December 12, 2014 by
Obamacare and How Christians Can Avoid It

I don’t know about you, but as a Bible-professing, born again Christian I always ask myself if the things I do is what God wants me to do and if it is in line with what the Bible wants of me as a Christian. Some things are in the gray zone—for instance should we be Republicans? Democrats? Libertarians? Honestly, I don’t think Jesus would fall under any of these three-man-made titles or affiliations. He would however, I am sure enough to bet my last dollar, still stick to the principles He adhered to while walking the earth. After all ...

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