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Emily Conrad
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Love Isn't Scarce Around Here
by Emily Conrad Jealousy slithered into the room as soon as I saw the post on Facebook where someone celebrated a milestone I'd love to experience. Immediately, truth I’ve heard or read before about scarcity came back to mind. Do we live as though blessings...
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Love Isn't Scarce Around Here
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Tuesday Treasures
by Emily Conrad Small Business Saturday drew my mom and I to a downtown jewelry store near my city’s Main Street. We were Christmas shopping for my sister, who had long been admiring vintage gemstone rings. The jeweler showed my mom and I to the case he sto...
Tuesday Treasures
Tuesday Treasures
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What I Learned by Looking Back
by Emily Conrad Stomach tense with nervous energy, I descended the stairs from my writing desk on the second floor of our house down into the basement. I edged around the Christmas tree we left set up to get into the old coal room, which we use for storage....
What I Learned by Looking Back
What I Learned by Looking Back
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A Faithful God and His Writing Daughter
by Emily Conrad   When I quit my day job to pursue writing, I told myself the transition would be like going back to school and training for a new career. I thought, it might take 4 years to get a book published, but that would be fair, because that's how l...
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The Story Behind the Story of Justice + A Giveaway
by Emily Conrad I started the very first draft of Justice over fifteen years ago. Fresh out of high school, I’m not sure I ever envisioned publishing the story. At the time, I couldn’t even come up with a satisfying ending for poor Jake and Brooklyn. I gave...
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Cultivating Generous Compassion
by Emily Conrad An email from a writing acquaintance (I'm using that term loosely--we've rubbed shoulders a couple of times on Twitter, and I subscribe to her emails) dropped into my inbox this morning, announcing the day of her book release had finally arr...
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A Place to Rest
by Emily Conrad They cut black across a blue sky. They descend on silos in flurried clouds and perch in neat rows atop the green signs lining the highway. They flutter off streetlights as my dogs and I approach. Birds intrigue me, and that's probably why, w...
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A Place to Rest
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Solving the Pressure Problem
by Emily Conrad I’ve spent approximately eight hours working on a 45-second video you probably won’t see. The lost time and wasted effort saddens me. The trouble is, I tend toward perfectionism unless I’m consciously warding it off, so when I set out to mak...
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Solving the Pressure Problem
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Growth Takes Time
by Emily Conrad The first day of spring came this week, and it's colder outside than I'd like. Still, I've been going out most days, walking my dogs. The strolls have been a nice break, because though it's cold outside, it's busy inside. March of this year ...
Growth Takes Time
Growth Takes Time
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Come Hang Out with Me on Facebook!
by Emily Conrad I'm a couple of weeks into Book Launch Land, and I'm grateful for all the support Justice has received! It's up to 25 reviews!! Thank you so much!!! But I'm also grateful that things are starting to slow down again because I'm looking forwar...
Come Hang Out with Me on Facebook!
Come Hang Out with Me on Facebook!
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