Rivers of Mercy

Colorful majestic waterfall in national park forest during autumn, panorama - Image The council in Cassandra Boyson’s Seeker’s Trilogy represents a group of individuals who were responsible for maintaining law and order in the name of the Great One. Instead, they were corrupt to the core, singling out individuals they deemed different for cruel treatment. …

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True Love

The early part of February was always greeted with much anticipation at the girl’s boarding school I attended during my high school years in Nigeria. This was a time to weed out the chaff from the wheat where relationships were concerned. The bigger the valentine cards, grams and teddy bears, the more genuine the affection …

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World Changing Prayer

Singer/songwriter Tauren Wells poses the following questions in an article inspired by his song When We Pray. “If God answered the prayers you’ve been praying, would it change anyone else’s world but your own? How much of God’s miraculous power are we unable to experience because we never pray prayers that are bigger than us?” …

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Word of Life

The fantasy universe created by Marvel Comics features a character whose super power is a catastrophically destructive voice. The tiniest sound (or whisper) made by Black Bolt is liable to obliterate an entire city. With a voice that can spell death, Black Bolt has learned to maintain absolute silence in order to preserve the Inhuman …

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Anjola and the Stationary Sun Part II

“Deji, where are you?” Anjola sobbed as she sank to the ground. She’d yelled until she was hoarse, and now her voice was little more than a whisper. She rubbed her temples as her mind ran over the moments before she realized that Deji was gone. The Commander’s men had strapped them into a wagon …

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Calling on the Caller

I knew you before I formed you in your mother’s womb. Before you were born, I set you apart and appointed you as my prophet (Jeremiah 1:5). One of my favorite lines in Donita K. Paul’s ‘The Realmwalkers’ Christian Fantasy book series says that ‘the called must call upon the caller.’ I don’t usually pause …

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Book Spotlight: Me and My Big Mouth

“The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit” (Proverbs 18:21).  In her book Me and My Big Mouth, Joyce Meyer lays out eye opening precepts that bring this verse to life in a new way. Although the Bible clearly states that the tongue is a …

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