Recommended: On Basilisk Station by David Weber

On Basilisk Station begins the classic science fiction series featuring Honor Harrington. Honor, an officer in the Royal Manticoran Navy, is banished to a remote worm hole transit station after humiliating a superior. Charged with finding smugglers with an aged light cruiser, she suspects Manticore’s militaristic enemy operates in the star system. So begins a …

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The Wedding Dress, Claire’s Story Episode 3

Episode 3 of a flash fiction series. Find previous episodes at Claire’s Story – Flash Fiction Series. Claire gazed at her reflection in the full-length mirror, turning from side to side. The knee-length wedding gown rustled and swished. She touched her chest below her neck, feeling the lace of the illusion neckline, feeling the thump …

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Recommended: Manners & Customs in the Bible by Victor H. Matthews

In order to research the customs of ancient Judah for my next project, I purchased a used copy of Manners & Customs in the Bible, An Illustrated Guide to Daily Life in Bible Times by Victory H. Matthews. I found the book very helpful and recommend it. Several other books on bible customs are arranged …

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Offering Meditation: Honor God During Inflation

Offering meditation using Proverbs 3:9-10 Isn’t the price of gasoline outrageous? It seems like everything is getting more expensive. Gasoline, natural gas, electricity, milk, eggs, bacon and other food. I hear new cars and used cars are through the roof. And the housing market has been crazy. I’m sure no one here loves inflation. We’d …

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Bart Asks For A Favor

Episode 2 in a flash fiction series. Episode 1 appeared in the summer newsletter. It is available here. Bart gazed at the steam rising from his paper coffee cup, his thoughts drifting to the night before. Mom had smiled with delight when he told her his plan to marry Claire. But her eyes grew wide …

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Recommended: Where Treasure Hides by Johnnie Alexander

My wife loves Johnnie Alexander books. She’s read most of them. Her favorite is the Where Treasure Hides published in 2013. While I read another of Johnnie’s books, she kept saying, “You should read her first one. It’s my favorite.” I recently finished it and loved it. Where Treasure Hides won the American Christian Fiction …

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Communion Meditation: Blasting Caps – 1 Corinthians 11:27-30

A blasting cap is a small explosive used to detonate larger explosives. Used properly, it clears the way for construction. Used improperly, it can injure or kill. If I handed you a blasting cap this morning, what would you do? I’m sure you would handle it with care. Communion is observed with a small amount …

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