Tag Archives: Matthew 5

The meek shall inherit

In the current climate of aggressive intolerance, I’ve been mulling over the Biblical concept of meekness, as in “the meek shall inherit the Earth (Matthew 5:5)” Some folks seem to confuse meekness with shyness. But shyness is usually the result … Continue reading

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Resist, Adapt, or Transform

I like to think I’m pretty adaptable. Like most of us, I’ve faced challenges from time to time, but I’ve always prided myself on my ability to make the best of things. Whenever life has thrown me a curve ball … Continue reading

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Know your audience

Every writer soon learns how important it is to know exactly who you are writing for. The audience for my own cozy mystery novels (writing as J.B. Hawker) is predominantly women over forty who like wholesome, entertaining stories about down-to-earth characters. … Continue reading

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Loving our enemies

Matthew 5:43 You have heard people say, “Love your neighbors and hate your enemies.” 44 But I tell you to love your enemies and pray for anyone who mistreats you. 45 Then you will be acting like your Father in heaven. He makes … Continue reading

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