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 Vicki’s Blog is divided into sections based on interests:

My Kitchen Table:  The general chat section.  My Faith Zone: The spiritual journey.  On Writing:  Craft, business & life. Thinking Aloud: a single thought to ponder, which includes Penny Thoughts.

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LATEST POSTS

Remaking Your Life

Remaking Your Life

    REMAKING YOUR LIFE  By Vicki Hinze    When something major happens, we think of how it impacts us, and that makes us think about our lives.     Thinking about our lives makes us focus on what in our lives we like and what we don’t like. Typically, this focus spurs...

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Independence Day

Independence Day

Independence Day By Vicki Hinze Independence Day is on the near horizon. On Monday, we’ll gather with family and friends and neighbors. We’ll picnic and grill. We’ll watch fireworks explode, maybe shoot off some ourselves, and celebrate the day off work. But do we and...

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Character:  Every Move You Make

Character: Every Move You Make

Every Move You Make By  Vicki Hinze  In a free and civil society, people can hold any opinion they choose, voice it or not, and agree to disagree with others. At least, those have been the hallmarks of acceptable public behavior for a long, long time.   Things...

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Writers and Faith–Part 1

Writers and Faith–Part 1

    Writers and Faith: A Journey Part 1 By Vicki Hinze   More than a few authors were discussing feeling murky about the blend of their faith and their writing. More than a few felt mired or uncertain what to write or even if they should write. Could their time...

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Analysis Paralysis

Analysis Paralysis

ANALYSIS PARALYSIS   By   Vicki Hinze     A great tool for those in business who want to stay in business is analysis, particularly of new projects. The objective is to minimize risks. To mitigate high risks. Yet some take “high risks” to mean any risk, which...

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Chance and the Extraordinary Life

Chance and the Extraordinary Life

  Chance and the Extraordinary Life  By Vicki Hinze   We all want a chance.  Whether it is to do something we really want to do, or it’s to not do something we oppose doing.  We don’t always get that chance.  As they say, that’s life.  It isn’t fair, but no one...

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Are You Mr. or Ms. Fix-It?

Are You Mr. or Ms. Fix-It?

Are You Mr. or Ms. Fix-It? By Vicki Hinze Most of us hate to see anyone struggling. The moment we do, our natural instinct is to jump in and fix whatever in their life is broken so that they can put the struggle behind them and move forward—and there are times we can...

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Remembering a Friend–Jo Beverley

Remembering a Friend–Jo Beverley

One of the challenges with having been around a while is that you begin to lose those who have also been around a while.  Ones you’ve grown close to over years and years of interactions. One with whom you have developed and fostered a friendship. Yesterday was a...

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Friendship Breakups

Friendship Breakups

  FRIENDSHIP BREAKUPS By Vicki Hinze   Friendship is a gift.  Having someone in your inner circle to talk with, share things with—to be a cheerleader for, and to have cheering for you—is a blessing.  Friends remind you of who you are when you forget.  They...

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It’s Always Something

It’s Always Something

IT’S ALWAYS SOMETHING By Vicki Hinze Well over a month ago, I visited a blog. A popup window informed me that a virus was attached to the article and my computer refused to go there.  Thank goodness for protection! A few minutes later, I shut-down my computer.  It...

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Quick Tip on Discipline

Quick Tip on Discipline

  * * * * * * * © 2016, Vicki Hinze. Vicki Hinze is the award-winning bestselling author of nearly thirty novels in a variety of genres including, suspense, mystery, thriller, and romantic or faith-affirming thrillers. Her latest releases are: The Marked Star and...

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Finished Yet?

Finished Yet?

  * * * * * * * © 2016, Vicki Hinze. Vicki Hinze is the award-winning bestselling author of nearly thirty novels in a variety of genres including, suspense, mystery, thriller, and romantic or faith-affirming thrillers. Her latest releases are: The Marked Star and...

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Do You Give People a Chance?

Do You Give People a Chance?

Do You Give People a Chance? By Vicki Hinze A little over a month ago, I had a computer challenge that tested my patience and my character. I took a computer in for a simple repair and while there it was damaged. Since then, it’s been back and forth on trying to...

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Guard Your Voice

Guard Your Voice

  * * * * * * * © 2016, Vicki Hinze. Vicki Hinze is the award-winning bestselling author of nearly thirty novels in a variety of genres including, suspense, mystery, thriller, and romantic or faith-affirming thrillers. Her latest releases are: The Marked Star and...

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Lofty Ideals:  Living in Color

Lofty Ideals: Living in Color

Lofty Ideals:  Living in Color By Vicki Hinze    We might at times choose to ignore right from wrong but we do know it. Even those with absent or MIA parents eventually expand the circle of people with whom they interact and learn quickly what is and isn’t deemed...

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