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Sins of omission?

James 4:17: “Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.”

The last clause of this verse is written in the passive voice which leads some presumptuous readers of the Bible to take it to mean that there are sins of omission which are much less serious than sins of commission. 319 more words

Faith And Life

Why am I doing this again?

Simple ways to improve your writing.

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We all start writing for different reasons, but we continue for the same reason. That reason: We want to be better. 956 more words

Jolie Mason

A Quick Primer on Passive Voice

I enjoy teaching, not enough to get certified to teach public school, but when it comes to sharing my knowledge, I greatly enjoy the fun of living into my gift of teaching to communicate the material in a fun, easy-to-understand way. 674 more words

Hook Your Reader - 5 Easy Tricks

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How do you get your reader to want to read your story? You grab them by the throat! The first few lines should stimulate thought, invoke a mental image, intrigue them, offer something, make a promise and perpetuate the desire to know more. 763 more words


A Benefit of Cutting Words

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I know I promised to make more posts toward the end of July, but for some reason I forgot to do it. So, I’ve decided to make a post today on a topic that is a fundamental part of my process:  244 more words


Passive Voice in Various Songs

This time, I tried something different with songs. I found a couple of songs which have parts in the passive voice and I included only those lyrics in the activity. 420 more words

Passive Voice

Exercise - The Hour of Truth - Passive Voice Page 72 (+2)

Daring raid at Local Hotel

The Manager of the Ridgeway Hotel was held at gun point by thieves last night during a daring raid in which nearly Rs 50,000 was taken from the hotel safe. 56 more words