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Author: Paulie

11 Nov FEARLESS!

When I was about eleven years old I stumbled upon my first “grown-up” novel – a thriller titled The Naked Face, by acclaimed author Sidney Sheldon. The book was hugely popular at the time - a veritable bestseller - and is still available on Amazon...

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27 Sep KINGS – Zimri

FROM THE BOOK "KINGS". ---- KING ZIMRIKingdom of Israel, Circa 884 BCE Zimri, commander of King Elah’s chariots (half of them), is a crafty man. A cunning, patient man. And he has a plan. He has been mulling it for some time, biding his time, awaiting the perfect moment. He desires to be...

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27 Sep The Silent Shout

She came wearing a loose, threadbare dress, worn rubber slippers, and a tired headscarf, barely concealing rough braids underneath. Her thin, frail frame said it all. “She looked thin and bony,” Lily tells me as we begin the interview for this story. “And I remember noticing that...

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29 Aug On the Palms of His Hands..

I'm not much of an artist. Fact is, I have not one artistic bone in my body. But, attending a church conference a few years ago, I felt unusually drawn to a lively discussion on Christian artists. The speaker was a good friend of mine, and I had...

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26 Jul “Honey” – And Other Stories

So last weekend I attended a coming-of-age party for my niece, a delightful young lass just turning eighteen. I had never been to such an event - my own coming-of-age session having consisted of five words, sternly delivered as I entered my pre-teens: “Do Not Play With Boys,” Mum...

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21 Jun Work as Unto the Lord..

Early one Saturday morning, I accompanied my favourite half to a business summit at a wonderful church in Umoja. He had been invited as a guest speaker and was the first on the program, scheduled to deliver his talk at 8.30am. It was quite a task...

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23 May A Very Present Help

Clear blue water, sparkling warmly in the pool, a beautiful cottage, delicious meals and wonderful company. That’s what I remember of December, 2009. My hubby and I had travelled to Mombasa, together with our kids and one other couple - good friends - with their kids. A...

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