A Very Private Grave

Life-Transforming Fiction

The Key to Life-Giving Fiction

Dave Meigs

December has finally arrived, and it is almost time to put 2010 to bed so we can make way for a brand-new year. I don’t know about you, but each year seems to keep getting shorter than the year before. I guess that is just one of the joys of getting longer in the tooth. Soon it will be Christmas—a special time in the lives of all believers. 

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Diary Of A Crazy Writer

War of the Words

Deborah Anderson

Have you ever felt as though you don’t fit in with some of the people in this profession, that no matter what you do, others tower above, staring down long, judgmental ski slopes at you? If you have, I understand. I, too, am one of those folks. In fact, I recently told a friend, “We’re working a tough crowd here, sister.”

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Rachel Hauck

Rachel Hauck

Dodging Raindrops - These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

It’s the time of year when we reflect. The life and green of spring and summer has faded into the sleepiness and browns of fall and winter.

We forget seasons are a mirror of life’s cycles. Things die and fade so new elements can bloom into life.

When I graduated college in the fall of ’85, I was aware of one part of my life dying so another could begin. Walking across the Oval toward my sorority house, a three-story brick structure packed with my friends, laughter, and tears, I came to grips that some of the best days of my life were ending.

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Quantum Marketing

Social Style, Part II

jim Rubart

Last month we discussed what Social Style is and indentified the four types. This month we’ll take that new knowledge and learn how to apply it in real-world scenarios. At first it will seem like a chore to figure a person’s personality style. But you’ll improve rapidly and in a short...

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Character Therapy

Character Stereotypes: The Workaholic

Jeannie Campbell

You won’t find workaholism in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. But according to research, Americans work an average of 200 hours more a year than they did in 1970. That’s almost an extra month.

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