45th Parallel

Today’s post, Come Up Here, features third place winner (tied) of the 2016 45th Parallel Contest, Victoria Boyd. Vic is a phenomenal writer whose passion for Christ comes out brilliantly in everything she does, even as she directs us to pray from the throne room of God. <><><><><><><> After having had an extended break from hiking […]

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 Jesus gave them this answer: “Very truly I tell you, the Son can do nothing by himself; he can do only what he sees his Father doing, because whatever the Father does the Son also does” (John 5:19, NIV). Today’s post presents the third-place winner (tied) of The 45th Parallel Contest 2016. A Picture of […]

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I’m super-excited to present the second place entry of the 2016  45th Parallel Contest. Here’s the incredible story of baby Emalee Echols. Her mom, winner Joanna Echols, is senior associate editor of Focus on the Family Clubhouse Jr. magazine. Does Emmy’s warm-hearted smile lift your spirits? It sure warms my heart and soul! Congratulations, Joanna and Emmy! […]

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I’m excited to share today’s post, the first place winner of The 45th Parallel Contest 2016. Glory! is by phenomenal photographer and writer Lynette Roth. Lynette took first place in last year’s contest, too. Congratulations, Lynette! Way to go! <><><><><><><> My mother asked me, worriedly, “What do I have to do today?” I told her she […]

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The spiritual did not come first, but the natural, and after that the spiritual. (1 Corinthians 15:46, NIV) Today I’m excited to announce the winners of this year’s 45th Parallel Contest. I absolutely loved this year’s entries. Thank you to all the contestants who captured the fresh life and love of the Father with images […]

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Welcome to the third annual 45th Parallel Contest!  Together, let’s explore spiritual parallels in everyday sights. I invite you to enter the contest March 1-31, 2016 and compete for one of three prizes: First Place:                $30 Second Place:           $25 Third Place:     […]

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Welcome to the third annual 45th Parallel Contest!  Together, let’s explore spiritual parallels in everyday sights. I invite you to enter the contest March 1-31, 2016 and compete for one of three prizes: First Place:                $30 Second Place:           $25 Third Place:     […]

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I’m excited to share a marvelous 45th Parallel God-encounter with you, a runner-up in last year’s 45th Parallel Contest. Kites Without Strings is by my warm and wonderful friend John Avery, author of The Name Quest. <><><><><><> The Lincoln City Kite Festival is worth a visit. Hundreds of multi-colored kites in imaginative designs swoop and swirl between blue […]

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Welcome to the third annual 45th Parallel Contest!  Together, let’s explore spiritual parallels in everyday sights. I invite you to enter the contest March 1-31, 2016 and compete for one of three prizes: First Place:                $30 Second Place:           $25 Third Place:     […]

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Welcome to the third annual 45th Parallel Contest!  Together, let’s explore spiritual parallels in everyday sights. I invite you to enter the contest March 1-31, 2016 and compete for one of three prizes: First Place:                $30 Second Place:           $25 Third Place:     […]

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