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News in brief.

I’m afraid last week’s entry was rather short, and so is this one.

For the first time in six years, I’ve been unable to complete the 50,000 words required for a NaNoWriMo novel. 73 more words

My favourite place: Behind the Lens

Hey everyone! Right here is an essay I wrote last year, that I was going to use in my Common Application, but got too swept up by the ideology and turned it into a personal piece. 1,048 more words



Re-evaluation can be pretty taxing to someone who has never done it in a very long time. You would open up boxes you had meant to lock up for eternity, and you would find yourself visiting memories you never knew you’d still keep.  397 more words


Nonfiction from Diana Whitney

Resurrection Stone

The gods were taking summer back again. Fear blew in through the screen doors at the end of July, that first morning I woke and felt the shudder of a lasting chill, the season turning, mist on the teeming phlox, a new clarity in the air that heralded change. 1,315 more words

Published Work

Wet for Miles

The world’s biggest cloud stretched over all of Texas and most of New Mexico. It brought a steady deluge of rain and fog and snow and a fairyland  of ice. 62 more words

Writing Prompt

4 Signs You Are Growing Closer to Christ

What are four signs that you are growing closer to Christ? Here is our list of four:

Being Persecuted for Proclaiming the Gospel

Many people grow discouraged when they are persecuted for telling others the good news but that is a strong indication that you are doing what you’re supposed to do be doing because Jesus said “they persecuted me, they will persecute you also” (John 15:20b) and “If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first” (John 15:18). 434 more words


The Skis I Have Yet to Buy

On the morning of the first heavy snow, I turned to my wife and said, “I need…”

She abruptly cut me off. “No, you don’t.” 558 more words