The Shack by William Young is the rare breed of inspirational fiction. Young tells the story of Mack, a man whose terrible and sudden loss of his daughter has left him dejected in what he calls "The Great Sadness". He finds a letter in the mail asking him to meet at the shack and is signed "Papa". Mack is perplexed since the shack is where his daughter was killed and Papa is the name his wife calls God. Against his better judgment, he travels alone to the shack and spends the weekend with…Continue
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I love getting questions! The question HOW DO I FORMAT MY MANUSCRIPT for editors/publishers is one I’ve been asked more than once. Of course, this is my first publishing deal and I know that every editor/publisher/agent will have different requirements, but there is a basic standard that helped me make the conversion process simple and it’s easy to search for. The basics:
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June 16, Thursday Night, 6:30PM
Restore Innocence Fundraiser…Continue
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DVR & THE INDEPENDENCE CENTER
In Partnership with:
Access 2 Sign Language and
Sign Language Network
What: Deaf/Hard of Hearing/Deaf Blind Resource
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portrayed by Children's Chorale members.
Tom Linz/Linz Photography
Starting with the advent of radio, TV, and movies,…Continue
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Parents: Is Your Child Heading To College Soon? Don't miss this FREE workshop!
This workshop will focus on high school freshman, sophomores, juniors and seniors.
In this workshop we'll discuss:
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WILL WE REMEMBER?
Who will we remember,
On Memorial Day, this year?
The list grows longer every day
With names of loved ones lost, no longer here.
Will we remember one of the daring Doughboys,
Who perished in a muddy, gas-filled trench?
One of a hundred…Continue
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KAYAKING FOR DUMMIES IN SALIDA, COLORADO
Barry James Hickey
Go West, young man! Or east or north or south. Summer is coming. Pick a destination in the mountains far from the big city. A small town with a population of 500 with a river running through it. Where? Salida, Colorado. You know the town. Or maybe you never heard of it. It's just off Highway 50, smack dabble in the heart of Colorado - the centennial state.
Salida will be famous…Continue
The Vanguard School at Cheyenne Mountain Charter Academy is proud to offer excellent summer camps and courses to foster creativity and further your child's summer learning experience. Register with the individual contact persons listed for each program. To visit our website,…Continue
In celebration of Bike Month and World Environment Day, the City of Colorado Springs is hosting a free tour of Colorado Springs trees via bicycle starting at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 5, 2011.
The ride is suitable for beginners and will cover about 6 miles. It begins in the Monument Valley Park parking lot and concludes a block away at the Cornerstone Arts Center in time for the 5 p.m. World Environment Day celebration at Colorado College. Attendees should bring their own bicycles,…Continue
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May 30, 2011 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Hillside Gardens and Nursery
1006 S. Institute
Family members, friends, and staff will gather at Hillside Gardens and Nursery on Memorial Day to honor those who have died and remain forever in our hearts. The annual Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care (PPHPC) Commemorative Celebration provides an opportunity to remember and honor the patients PPHPC served through the past year and offer support to their families and…Continue
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As Security-Widefield residents search for summer jobs, the Landmark Commercial Group lends a helping hand by building future employment opportunities.
"Finding a job is hard work", said Ashton Reed, a 16 year old resident of the Security-Widefield area after
job hunting for several hours on a summer afternoon. Although her statement is true, the…Continue
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We finally have most of our summer schedule of events set. Here is the quick version of our upcoming events:
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Four local Modern Woodmen of America chapters received national recognition for their commitment to the children of military men and women. Modern Woodmen members from Colorado Springs raised $1,100 to send military kids to camp through Operation Purple. This was more than any other members in the country.
To help military families, the National Military Family Association launched Operation Purple camps in 70 locations across the nation. At camp, children of deployed…Continue
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