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Summer Ministry at a Camp while Writing

     Finding time to write is always crazy, but this summer, it's insane as I work in the kitchen of New Life Island. My breaks are almost always used to work on my Creative Writing curriculum that needs reformatting or preparing to speak at a writer's conference in a couple weeks.

     Even still, I love my job. It's impossible to live there and not feel God working in the lives of kids every week.

    Here are some of my favorite places on the island.






    How do you find time to write in the midst of summer craziness?

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