Category Archives: Leslie’s writing life

Blogaversary Week: Best Blog Posts

It’s my BLOGAVERSARY and I’m gonna party! I’m also giving a HUGE shout-out to all my readers, followers, and subscribers. THANK YOU! To celebrate one year of blogging at Forever Joyful, I’m highlighting my top ten favorite posts. Hopefully, you … Continue reading

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Happy Blogaversary: Thanks to My Blogging Community

This week marks my one-year blogaversary. That’s right! On June 12, 2015, I debuted my first blog post on Forever Joyful. Blogging has been a wild, crazy, and wonderful adventure that I would not trade even for a few more hours sleep! … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: Forget

For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his love for those who fear him; as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us. – Psalm 103:11-12 Do you … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: Limit

Thanks for joining me today as I once again participate in the Five Minute Friday community and write about limits (with a five minute time limit and no editing allowed). Thinking about my own limits can be discouraging, but contrasting my frailty … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: Focus

Happy Friday! Did you have a good week? Did you try any new things? One new thing I plan to try for at least the next three Fridays is joining up with Kate Motaung’s Five Minute Friday community.* You are welcome … Continue reading

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Best Blogger Encouragement: The Liebster Award

When I started blogging six months ago, I knew it would be hard work, but I didn’t fully understand how rewarding it would be. Each time I receive feedback from a reader, I’m tickled pink. But I’m feeling particularly honored today because Trena of … Continue reading

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Top Ten Blog Posts of 2015

Six months into writing my blog, I’ve enjoyed reflecting on some of my own favorite posts as well as the most popular. In reverse chronological order, I present my picks: #10 The 5 Book That Have Influenced Me Most in … Continue reading

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Part 3: Gracie and the P.E. Disaster

Thanks for coming back for the third and final installment of “Gracie and the P.E. Disaster.” Read Part 1 and Part 2 here. I’ve enjoyed sharing my first-ever Christian fiction children’s story with you. I hope you’ve enjoyed reading it. I’ve … Continue reading

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Part 2: Gracie and the P.E. Disaster: Christian Fiction for Girls

Welcome back to “Gracie and the P.E. Disaster.” I’m excited to share the second installment of my Christian fiction short story for girls ages 7-10. If you’re just joining today, make sure to read Part 1 first. Gather your girls and have … Continue reading

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Gracie and the P.E. Disaster: A Christian Story for Girls

I’m excited to share my first-ever Christian fiction story for girls ages 7-10.  If you’ve got girls in that age group, please pull up a chair and share the adventure with them. If you don’t, no problem. I invite you … Continue reading

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