Tag Archives: Belief

PRAISE

Zachary & NateAll of us are desperate to have someone believe that we are worthwhile.  What if a man believes that kind words stifle improvement?  What happens to his children when he hands out criticism, but never praise? He learned this mindset from his own father—will he pass it on to his son? Continue reading

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FAITH IN WRITING

Personal faith is a primal motivator in a person’s life and inseparable from who a writer is.  A Christian is charged to share the Good News.  If those beliefs don’t show up in a 90,000 word novel, then something important is missing.   The author isn’t writing from the gut, not expressing his real self—in a sense, hiding from the reader. Continue reading

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