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That blessing is everything! So gorgeous. I self published a book two yearsΒ ago called Love at the Threshold to heal myself. I was desperate to be seen and what I realized is that what in fact I was doing was putting words on paper to be witnessed by God that dwells within. And this blessing...wow...had I seen it back then it would have been a balm to my soul. Thank you.

Dina

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Apr 27, 2022Liked by Stephanie Duncan Smith

I've never had a physical voice that could carry very far, so I'm used to not being heard well in a crowd. Your encouragement means that much more to us 'quiet' voices longing to be heard.

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Apr 27, 2022Liked by Stephanie Duncan Smith

Oh, I hope that poetry reading illustration did not come from a personal experience! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜«

Loved this. Voice can never be taken away - what a gift.

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Apr 28, 2022Liked by Stephanie Duncan Smith

Stephanie, such a beautiful encouragement and blessing. A gift at the perfect time. Thank you. Little is as precious as finding and resting in your voice. Not shouting, or hiding. I’m coming full-circle to this joy after a deeper refining. I look forward to the path ahead. Bless you.

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Apr 27, 2022Liked by Stephanie Duncan Smith

Thanks for sending out your Slant letters. They are always so refreshing and helpful. Today's offering on voice was a great reminder and encouragement. Press on in your important work. - Ryan

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Stephanie, this is so good--thank you! Some months ago, I noticed the set of books, face-out, near the check out counter at the nearby bookstore... All had author photos on the cover. It had never quite stood out for me as it did that day, how this is now "norm." It really hit me--as an ageing author :) But I hadn't noticed the caps.

I value these timely and resonant words about voice, yes.

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