Category Archives: Writing

The Psalm Project #1

My Bible study group is studying Psalms, and one of our members challenged us to write our own psalms. This assignment has been an excellent exercise for me because it has taken me into the heart of the Psalms. The … Continue reading

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Review: The Story of With by Allen Arnold

This review first appeared on ARHtistic License. In January, I attended a writers’ mini-conference given by Christian Writers of the West. The guest speaker was Allen Arnold, former fiction editor for Thomas Nelson. He spoke at length about inspiration and creativity … Continue reading

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10 Best Blogs for Beauty and Inspiration

I am so thankful for the readers of Doing Life Together. When we first started this blog in August of 2014, our goal was to share our lives with you, and possibly help you through difficult times with the benefit … Continue reading

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Helping Children Learn to Write…by ARHuelsenbeck

  Reading, writing, and ‘rithmetic used to be called the 3 Rs—the three basic skills necessary for success in life. Your children’s teachers will thank you if you encourage your kids to write. Here are eleven ideas to help you: … Continue reading

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In Praise of Afternoons…by Andrea R Huelsenbeck

In response to the The Daily Post prompt: Because the Night. If you had asked me in my twenties what time of day I did my best work, I would have said, “In the morning.” I married an early bird, and … Continue reading

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A Bored Game

I know it sounds impossible, with all the cries of how busy everyone is and all the Facebook posts of how overwhelmed by life they are, but sometimes I hear someone say they are bored. I get it. It’s not … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Suspense Addict…by Peggy Levesque

Confessions of a Suspense Addict…by Peggy Levesque I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t an avid reader, beginning with Little Golden Books as an early gradeschooler. As I grew old enough, I made the mile-long trek to the library … Continue reading

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