Do You Know Your Risk for Ovarian Cancer?

My month of guest bloggers begins today with Joanie Shawhan, who is a member of a group of writers I belong to, called ¬†WordGirls. Joanie is an ovarian cancer survivor, and September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. My mom is also a 22-year survivor of ovarian cancer. I find it interesting that the color used for the awareness ribbon is teal. It’s a color I’ve been drawn to for so long and now I have another reason to love the color! It represents the work that is being done to save lives. Check out these ovarian cancer resources after […]

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It’s a Relaunch!

After being absent from my blog for a long while, it’s officially time for a relaunch. Beginning September 1, I’ll be featuring some guest bloggers who are fellow Christian writers that belong to a group called WordGirls with me. I’m excited to be getting back in the groove after some time away from writing. For the past 2 1/2 years, I had worked for a marketing, advertising and public relations agency. For the most part, my writing sat on the shelf, because I simply had no energy at the end of a day to think. I have officially given up […]

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What Message Might Christian Signs Send in Between the Lines?

Wherever you stand on one side or the other of a hot-button issue, how do you feel about how a Christian ought to present their side to the world? Should we sit back and ignore the other side of an issue, or should we be “in your face” about it? I believe the tone we convey is the more poignant message than the message we spell out in words. The best-intended thoughts are wasted if our tone conveys something opposite from our intentions. What do you think about the following examples? This isn’t a debate about the issues, so it […]

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