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Five Confessions of an Aspiring Author – BDN Archives

Originally published at on September 30, 2011.

I’ve had one of those weeks – one where I set out to be super productive and ended up accomplishing very little.  I meant to have a short story edited and sent to my (new and many!) critique partners.  Didn’t happen.  There’s still tomorrow, right?

Except for the fact that I’m going to the zoo with my mom and sister tomorrow.  Possibly my brother, also.  I’m not about to pass up a free visit to the zoo.

Sadly, I seem to be having a lot of ‘those days’, ‘those weeks’, or ‘those months’ lately.  Then I decided to start thinking about ‘why’.

Confession #1 – I have an innate fear of humiliation.  Continue reading “Five Confessions of an Aspiring Author – BDN Archives”

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BDN Archive – Keep Your Heart – Devotional

This post first appeared on January 15, 2012.

Keep your heart with all diligence
For out of it spring the issues of life.
~ Proverbs 4:23 NKJV

What does it mean to “keep your heart with all diligence?”

Perhaps first we need to know what it means that “out of it spring the issues of life.”

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