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Angie Dicken
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Historical Author and Mom Blogger
Historical Author and Mom Blogger

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What Have We Become?
My husband (former fan of D.C. Talk), put on this song after we had a discussion about a news story today. This song. Just so good. Lyrics below. "What Have We Become?" A preacher shuns his brother Cause his bride's a different color And this is not accepta...
What Have We Become?
What Have We Become?
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Faith in His People
My heart has sunk low this week. It is trembling-in-waiting. It is groaning in prayer. Yet, it's also refraining from pouring out an awful mess that would destroy more than heal. News about mistreated children always does this to me. Heck, fiction about ch...
Faith in His People
Faith in His People
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The One-sided Conversation
Have you ever tried to speak to someone whose response is the same, regardless of what you say? I am not talking about, "I hear ya," or "Right on," or "Really?"... I am talking about speaking your heart to someone, telling someone how you feel about a situa...
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A Mom in America
Look through my window and see me, I'm a mom in America. And this is what it's like: I kiss my kids goodbye and watch the school bus pass my house. And then I hold my breath, try to remain distracted for seven hours, until I rush across the school parking l...
A Mom in America
A Mom in America
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Who Is Undesirable?
What cataracts do I look through to see my fellow man? Is it a careful construct of bias, wealth, health, and elite? Do I choose my friends based on their sameness? Do I avoid a path down a street based on the human I'll have to pass, in all their brokennes...
Who Is Undesirable?
Who Is Undesirable?
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Everyday Stories
We tend to seek out the extraordinary, the glamorous, the miraculous to discover a greater meaning to this life we're living. Personally, I find myself slipping into the blues when I think about how my life in the present is leaning toward the mundane-twent...
Everyday Stories
Everyday Stories
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My Take on "The Future is Female"
I never grew up thinking of myself as less than a man. My parents never told me, "You need to be submissive to your husband and stay home." Actually, they encouraged me to reach for the stars...to go to college...to attain that dream career path. I received...
My Take on "The Future is Female"
My Take on "The Future is Female"
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Struggling with Grace: Through the Lens of a Woman
My heart has been in flux these past few months. It's like I stepped through a portal that led to old Angie, and now I am desperate to fight my way out. All these old insecurities and strongholds are sinking their nails into my good reason.  Forty one years...
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Borrowed Heartbits: Oliver Wendell Holmes
Oliver Wendell Holmes was part of the literary elite during the 19th century, a group of poets and writers who shaped American literature as we know it. Think Emerson, Thoreau, Poe... writers whose work and abolitionist sentiments grabbed at the heart of my...
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Borrowed Heartbit: Roald Dahl
I may not have written a novel that quotes Mr. Dahl for today's borrowed heartbit , but I have a heart filled with his stories since I was a child. The BFG was a beloved book in my childhood, and I've revisited it time and again through the years. Perhaps m...
Borrowed Heartbit: Roald Dahl
Borrowed Heartbit: Roald Dahl
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