Marji Laine: Faith~Driven Fiction

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3 Ways Mercy Follows

eagleThat title sounds downright profound. Don’t get me wrong, this is a deep message, but on the surface of things, Mercy is actually the main character in my latest book which you can get free right now. (Here’s the Link!)

In the story, Mercy Lacewell  feels rather listless. She has no Continue reading


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Directions?

Sylvester_the_CatI did a post not long ago about walking in one direction. Frankly, it’s impossible to walk any other way. I get the picture of a Sylvester the Cat cartoon. The one where he splits in two and runs away from himself until his tail acts like a bungy cord and pops him back together.

Okay, anyone growing up after the 80s has Continue reading


What is Life’s Purpose?

That very question came up when I happened across a tweeted quote from the Dali Lama. I thought, “Really? That’s the only reason we’re here?” That opened a full discussion that I shared today with Jennifer Slattery on her blog. Please visit there and say hi when you stop by!


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Love = Obedience

walkingMy focus for the year is WALK.

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve already heard that word come up in messages. Just last Sunday, my pastor spoke about walking closely with God and giving effort to the relationship I have with Him. Continue reading


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Hold Tight to the Call

failJennifer Slattery joined me on Tuesday for a visit. And today, she’s back to share some of the inspiration found in her new novel, Beyond I Do!

“Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

Failure. Ouch. No one likes that word, and I’m pretty sure many will do whatever they can to Continue reading


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Fathoming God: Jehovah Tsidkenu

BibleOn Thursday’s I’ve been focused on fathoming God by investigating His names. If you want to follow the studies completed, you’ll find a list of them under the inspiration link at the top, or you can use this one. Today’s study is over Jehovah Tsidkenu (Sid-canoe). This name of God blows my mind. In my attempt to fathom God, this name seems almost unfathomable. Continue reading


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On Your Knees: Inspiration for A Dozen Apologies

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAA new surrender to the Lord is a beautiful thing. When a heart releases personal desires and expectations. A person lifts up hands, and says, “As You wish, Lord.” Continue reading