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Today, Don’t let Anything Stop You From Writing I hope you wrote today. If you didn’t, I hope it is because you didn’t want to. If you didn’t want to write, I hope it is because you were focused on your values today and there was truly something more important to do with your time. …

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Truth, Creating, And Writing Writing Life   This week, I explained to my young son why I like working for myself vs. having a steady job. On the one hand, a steady job with a steady paycheck, steady hours, and steady benefits sounds nice. But writing….   The thing about writing is that if you …

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Some Truth Can Kill You- Alexei Navalny was killed last week for speaking the truth.   When I write about telling the truth in the world, I sometimes say, “It could get you killed.” It’s not likely to happen because many of us are blessed to live somewhere where there is still free speech. Being canceled …

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Why You Don’t Write (and maybe you shouldn’t) I had no idea I would be a writer. But more importantly, I had no idea of the benefits of writing until I’d done it for a little while. Writing has changed my life dramatically.    Some people have no desire to write, and they probably aren’t …

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3 Things You Don’t Have To Do To Be A Writer   I had no idea I was a writer until I had a chance to write something for a little money. It was an article on Christian marriage for $20, and I was thrilled about it.   I wrote, and from then on was …

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You Will Win If . . . I wouldn’t say I am completely UN-athletic, but I was not remotely the best athlete in my school.    But, at 8 years old I won the jump rope contest for the entire second grade.    And even as an 8 year old I knew why I had …

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Should a Christian Get Their Identity in Writing? In the Christian circles I run in, identity is a big topic.    Your problem as a Christian is usually categorized as an identity issue (as well as a sin issue). Most pastors know that if the members of their churches could simply know who they are …

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WHY YOU MIGHT NOT GROW AS A WRITER By Jeff B Miller   I skied for three days last week in Colorado. I was excited to do this, because when I was 18 I skied three days in Colorado and grew exponentially in my ability. That was 33 years ago, and since then, I have …

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Write Like You’re Running Out Of Time Have you ever seen the musical Hamilton? What I love about that story is the role that writing plays in shaping the founding of the United States. There is a song and a theme about how Alexander Hamilton was a writing machine. Why do you write like you’re running …

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