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  •   Love…. no stones   It was hot that day. Sweat dripped from my forehead into my eyes and stung. It slid down my back making my robe stick to it, but that didn’t help me keep the front closed. My feet were bare because the men who dragged me from my bed never gave me time to put…
    July 1, 2007
  • Peace…   I took my position in the bow of the boat.  It was just enough small to land that label rather than ship.  It was roomy and convenient for fishing.  A couple of the men hoisted the sail and we settled back for a cold sail across the sea.  The sun…
    June 24, 2007
  • Kindness   Rain plinked on the roof, a soothing sound far outweighed by the splattering of rain in the puddles.  The dampness soaked into my clothes and settled into my bones.  The small blaze in the brazier finally gave up the fight against the cold and went out.  I shivered.   Slipping…
    June 17, 2007
  •   The sun is warm on my face and it feels good to these old bones of mine. I listen, but the house is still. It is only me and Hara now. The children have homes and children of their own and my sweet husband has gone to rest in Abraham’s bosom. That other is gone, too, God bless her. Why Hara stays and…
    June 10, 2007
  •   We all know what Faith is. It is the certain knowledge of the things hoped for, evidence of the things not seen... *-----**-----**-----**-----* The light gradually grew brighter. I tossed the light covering aside and slipped on my robe. The cold stone felt refreshing to my feet only for a short while then…
    June 3, 2007

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Meet the Author

Gina Burgess has taught Sunday School and Discipleship Training for almost three decades.  (Don't tell her that makes her old.)  She earned her Master's in Communication in 2013.

She is the author of  several books including: When Christians Hurt Christians,  The Crowns of the Believers  and others available in online bookstores. She authors several columns, using her God-given talent to shine a light in a dark world.  You can browse her blog at Refreshment In Refuge.

If you'd like to take a look at some Christian fiction and Christian non-fiction book reviews before the books hit the book store shelves, check out Gina's book reviews at Upon Reflection 

Gina is a partner in Common Sense Marketing Strategies, LLC and president of Authors Community.

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