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A Writing Craft Experience

“Since writing is ideally a balance between the private vision and the public world, the one passionate and often inchoate, the other formally constructed, quick to categorize and assess, it’s necessary to think of this art as a craft. Without craft, art remains private. Without art, craft is merely hackwork.” Quote except from Joyce Carol … Continue reading

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Word of the Day: Words Mean What They Say They Mean

Today’s word of the day is inspired from Rick Warren‘s daily devotional. It’s about the words we use and how we use them. Instead of shutting people down wouldn’t you rather be building them up? If what we say is what we mean, shouldn’t we be careful as to not let our mouths take control … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration in John Steinbeck’s ‘Grapes of Wrath’

Author John Steinbeck once said, “The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.” But I wonder. Every word picture a writer transcribes to the world is making a difference. The imagination … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration in Robert Frost’s Poem ‘The Road Not Taken’

The road less travelled by is a journey of the soul. In this inspirational story of a traveler who reaches a crossroads, he must make a choice: Which road shall he bear? Everyone has their own destiny. At some point a fork in the road will present itself. What do you seek? What will you … Continue reading

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Charles Spurgeon Quotes and Sermons Inspire Healing and Encourage

“My graces languish, my corruptions rage, my faith is weak, my devotion is cold; all these are reasons why His healing hand should be laid upon me.” This was said by one of my favorite theologians, Charles H. Spurgeon. I love sharing the knowledge that I discover along my journey of faith. Inspirational quotes from Christian … Continue reading

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  • Show Some Respect and Change the World — FaithDream’s Inspiration
    I have refrained from giving my opinion during this election. The discouragement and lack of respect given to each of the opponents show little to no value for the American people. How can we respect our leaders when they lack the respect of one another? The candidates have slandered one another and pointed fingers at […] … Continue reading Show Some Respect […]
  • Look For the Guideposts They Give You Direction
    These guideposts direct you, giving insight. Sometimes God will miraculously open doors for you when you least expect it.  They might appear to be coincidental but in reality they are meant for you to make a decision. The guideposts are there. They could come in the form of temptations or the form of an arrow … Continue reading Look For the Guideposts They G […]
  • Three Types of Friendships
    Many friendships will come and go in life. In seasons of change, a person will encounter new friends, and old friends will fall away. There are friendships that stay with you during a lifetime. Those friends are the first ones you call to share good news and the ones you can count on in times … Continue reading Three Types of Friendships →

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