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Reading Places by Tara Randel, vicki hinze, christians Read

Reading Places

  Reading Places by Tara Randel   Yesterday I was part of a Facebook party. I posed the question, where was your favorite place to read when you were a child? When I was a kid, one of my favorite things to do during the summer was [...]

Cold War and That Damned Berlin Wall

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes On a cold, January day in 1961, in a world chilled by the threat of nuclear Armageddon, I sat near a radio with my family and listened intently to the words of a man that my very young mind idolized. Even as [...]
The Grace Card, Elizabeth Goddard

The Grace Card

  The Grace Card by Elizabeth Goddard   I recently found myself in a sticky situation. A misunderstanding. That often happens in emails. We write out an email, our intention clear to us, only to have the person on the receiving end [...]

America’s National Observations: November

British Drug Pushers in China–The 2nd Opium War

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes Last week, we began the sordid tale of the First Opium War, in which England pushed opium produced in India onto China to balance its trade deficit with that country. Today, we continue with the rest of the [...]
Vicki Hinze, To Trust or Not to Trust

To Trust or Not To Trust

TO TRUST OR NOT TO TRUST By Vicki Hinze     We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. ~Plato     I started out this morning with the idea to [...]
Vicki Hinze, The Marked Bride

Social In Books Feature: The Marked Bride

  THE SHADOW WATCHERS RETURN! In Seagrove Village, former Shadow Watcher, Tim, receives a stunning text from his ex-fiancé, Mandy, on their secure phone. She’s in trouble and needs help. Against objections–she’d broken their engagement [...]
Vicki Hinze, appreciate everything, penny thoughts

Penny Thoughts: Appreciate Everything

An Awesome Surprise, Judith Miller, Christians Read

An Awesome Surprise

  An Awesome Surprise by Judith Miller   When I finally typed “The End” on my latest manuscript and sent it off to my publisher a full week early (not bragging or anything), my daughter, granddaughter and I headed off to Missouri [...]

Penny Thought: Subversion, Division, and Unity

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard     Subversion, subversion, subversion . . . When Americans are divided and allow ourselves to see our own countrymen as the “other,” we give our enemies, such as Russia, opportunities [...]