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The Unknown Encourager – a tale of stress, anxiety, and getting through the weekend

This past weekend was hard. It was great and it was hard. I spent Thursday evening through Saturday afternoon at the West Coast Christian Writers conference. That meant not being home with my wife on Valentine’s Day. She sent me … Continue reading

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Politics, Language and the Kingdom of God

[From the archives.] In his short 1946 essay Politics and the English Language, George Orwell describes the decline he saw in the English language.   Modern English, especially written English, is full of bad habits which spread by imitation and which … Continue reading

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Oh For a Thousand Posts (The Blogger’s Hymn)

*** Slide text: Oh for a thousand posts to blog My thoughts upon the page And spread through all the earth abroad My thoughts that aren’t so sage ***

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How to make sure your blog is more social media than anti-social media

[Internet etiquette is always worth talking about, so here’s an archived post on what you can expect here at my place.] In the movie School of Rock, Jack Black plays a rocker in between gigs who cons his way into … Continue reading

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The #1 Tip For Successful Blog Commenting

*** Live in harmony with one another.  … Do not be conceited. … Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everyone. If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. … Continue reading

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Aggressive Writing in the Passive Voice – a blogging tip

Here’s a blogging tip: sometimes it’s ok to be aggressive; sometimes it’s ok to be passive; I have yet to experience a time when it was ok for me to be passive-aggressive. *** And a bonus tip: *** And here’s the … Continue reading

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