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When Picking up Your Pen Is Picking up Your Cross

By Janice Lane Palko How do you regard your writing career? Perhaps you’re like me. I’ve been putting words on paper for more than 20 years, and I’ve always regarded my propensity to write as a being a blessing and … Continue reading

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Humility: Jesus, Grant Me The Grace To Desire It

Some years ago, at my morning prayer group, my cherished friend Deacon Larry brought copies of the Litany of Humility. I never had heard of that prayer until that day. The men in my group trust Larry implicitly, so we dove … Continue reading

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Rejection: A thorn by any other name still stings…

Ouch. I don’t care who you are, rejection hurts. But as writers, we all experience it, so it behooves us to learn to deal with it. It’s tempting to pitch a fit, sulk, or even threaten to quit writing altogether. … Continue reading

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