Of course, minus Christianity’s influence, we'd be lopping off a whole lot of good art, but what struck me more as a person of faith, is that if I were to disqualify Christ in my own writing I would indeed feel like I was circling my navel with words. - Kate James

Writing, Faith, and a Backyard Jesus

Sometimes I think of faith as a void and then I will immediately backtrack over my thoughts with what I have been told the answer is. I suppose that if faith is the size of a mustard seed, then it’s possible that it is so small that it’s imperceptible until it springs a bud.

In his essay, My ...
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Don't waste your words. Write

Reluctant Writer Nevermore

The moment is seared into my brain, not unlike a branding iron on a young calf. It was November 2010.

Although, actually, it had started the year before at a conference for youth workers…

Don’t waste your words,” the speaker had uttered in that dramatic-almost-whisper ...
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The art in our hearts is a beacon proclaiming to the world the wonder and splendor of our Creator. -Julie Holly

The Art in Your Heart

Voices from a warrior and storyteller fill the single hall of our home, blessings from our young son soaking in the warm tub. His sister palms a retired early 2000’s flip phone carrying on an imaginary conversation with Grandma. Their voices carry, a lingering aroma of creativity filling the space ...
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