By Del Duduit This past week, I was on staff at the North Carolina Christian Writers Conference where I met with authors and writers to hear their pitches, and I tried my best to offer advice and encouragement to assist them in their writing journey. It was also my first conference as a junior literary… Continue reading See Potential in Someone
By Del Duduit When Tim Tebow first heard about a “Jesus Prom,” he thought it was a cool idea. The Tim Tebow Foundation was about to turn five years old, and he wanted to do something special for the occasion. The executive director for his foundation knew about the “Jesus Prom” that was held each… Continue reading Do Your Best to “Shine”
By Del Duduit What motivates you to become better? For some, it might be carrying on a family tradition. It could mean you are the first in your household to achieve a major milestone. Others view fear as a motivating factor in life. No one wants to fail. Last year, my literary agent and friend,… Continue reading What is your Motivation?
By Del Duduit Uncertainty. No one enjoys the feeling. But some of us experience it often. It refers to situations that are unknown – and can give birth to uneasy emotions about predictions of the future. No one knows what’s going to happen tomorrow – except God. We all have planners and make reservations for… Continue reading Wait for the “Dey” God has Planned
By Del Duduit Tomorrow is the day when people establish some unrealistic goals for the upcoming year. Instead of going to Walmart, men and women will shove themselves into an unfamiliar gymnasium in hopes of building that perfect and trimmed down body. Of course, they will do this after they watch all the college bowl… Continue reading My Resolutions for 2020
By Del Duduit This past Sunday, I witnessed the final scene in the movie It’s a Wonderful Life. Spoiler alert for those few who have never taken the time to watch the 1948 Frank Capra classic, which includes one of my daughters-in-law, so you may want to ignore this post since I might give away… Continue reading Do You Have A Wonderful Life?
By Del Duduit This weekend marked the official beginning of the Christmas season. And no, I’m not referring to Black Friday. That’s a day set aside by retailers as a real life pay-per-view boxing match. I avoid that day and stay hunkered down and nearly unconscious from my food-induced coma. But what I mean is… Continue reading What Did Mary Know?
By Del Duduit The cornerstone of the Christian religion is centered around faith. We believe Jesus Christ was born of a virgin, lived a sinless life, was crucified for our sins and rose three days later to defeat death and the grave. Simple. Right? That's our faith. Webster says it’s “complete trust or confidence in… Continue reading Is Your Faith Impossible?
By Del Duduit I hate it. Just when I am supposed to feel good about circumstances in my life – boom – I am hit with feelings that are the opposite. I can’t control them either, and that makes it more frustrating. Over the past several months, some awesome events have taken place in my… Continue reading A Timely Encouragement
(NOTE: A portion of this post was banned from a newspaper because it did not fit the guidelines of the editorial board - so I decided to run it here.) By Del Duduit Trick or treat. In two days, our home in Southern Ohio will be visited by several little children (and a few… Continue reading Trick or Treat