Posts Tagged ‘character building’

Like a Bride and a Bridegroom: An Encouraging Words Episode

Episode 149E Like a Bride and a Bridegroom

EPISODE 149E I like to share things that I have recently found encouraging, and today it is the poetry Song of Solomon, also called Song of Songs, in the Bible. It is a beautiful five-page poem about two young lovers who are crazy in love. It’s an analogy for how much God loves us and…

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Finding Inspiration: Everyday Places to Find New Ideas

Episode 144T Finding Inspiration

EPISODE 144T We’ve finally settled down enough to start watching Game of Thrones (now that it’s ending!) and it occurred to me that George R.R. Martin does not have a problem with throwing his characters into conflict. Not even if it kills them! As for me, I find it very difficult when writing a sweet…

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Creating Depth From Within: An Interview with Suzanne Woods Fisher

Episode 132I Creating Depth From Within

EPISODE 132I Suzanne Woods Fisher is back with us again! In October 2018, she spoke about strong Quaker women, and today we’re talking about the Amish. Suzanne’s interest in the Amish comes partly through her grandfather, who was raised Plain. There is an appeal to simplifying your life, but there’s more to our fascination than…

129I – One Story Spanning Generations: An Interview with Erin Bartels

Episode 131I One Story Spanning Generations

New author Erin Bartels joins us today to talk about her novel, We Hope For Better Things. While this is her first published book, Erin has been involved in the publishing industry for over fifteen years. She shares her story of how the book came about, how long she researched it before she started writing,…

111I – Lessons From a Long Career: An Interview with Thomas Locke

Episode 111I Lessons From a Long Career - An Interview with Thomas Locke

Today’s guest is author Thomas Locke, also known as Davis Bunn. Thomas has a brand new book out this week, the dystopian novel Enclave. In today’s interview, we walk through Thomas/Davis’ career as he tells us what he’s learned over twenty-plus years of highs and lows. The first thing he talks about is discipline. The…