Author Archives: MainWriters

About MainWriters

Writer and photographer

My Life’s Ever-Changing Path

Life took me down a different path from the one I started over twenty years ago. Back in 1993, I moved from an area I’d lived my entire life and moved to a Bible college with my husband (now ex-husband). … Continue reading

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Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte: This Book Provided the Key to Escape from my Fury and Hurt

Bitter and seething from someone constantly hurting me without cause, I was ready to explode. I had talked with a counselor and even a pastor or two, but I was still angry. I wanted to forgive, but the pain inside … Continue reading

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Flirting and Fun: Beautiful Supports for Bad Times

Laughing, kissing, flirting, and talking provide endless delight to a marriage, and these things are just as important to building a solid family as paying the bills. It’s those moments of fun and excitement that build camaraderie and help develop … Continue reading

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Shootings in Union County, My Hometown: Why Do People Do Such Things?

In your anger do not sin. Ephesians 4:26 “Marvin Pritchett has been shot. He’s dead.” My sister gave me this tragic news, and I struggled to comprehend it. Marvin was 80 years old, a friend of my dad’s and a … Continue reading

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Caring for Her Husband’s Love Child

By Rusty Wright Would you volunteer to care for your spouse’s love child? When I visited Debbie and Gary Fuller in late April, they were sharing a studio apartment with – and caring for – Solana Cortez, whose recent double-lung … Continue reading

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When Life Careens: Love Child Locates Bio-Dad

By Rusty Wright and Meg Korpi “The voice on the phone was one I hadn’t heard in decades,” recalled Gary.  “It was a girlfriend from college saying, ‘You have a 27-year-old daughter…She’d like to know if it’s okay to contact … Continue reading

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God, I’m Waiting

Seconds tick, minutes pass, and days drag on, but still no answer. Have you ever wondered why you have to continue waiting? I have. I’d like to make the right choices. I’d like to know what to do, but I … Continue reading

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Man of Steel movie: got hope?

 By Rusty Wright “What’s the ‘S’ stand for?” Lois Lane asks Superman in the new movie.  “It’s not an ‘S’,” responds the Man of Steel.  “On my world, it means ‘hope’.” A symbol of hope for humanity: That’s how Man … Continue reading

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Enjoying Differences in People

Some strange man just hugged me, and I enjoyed every minute of it. I saw him approaching me in the grocery store with his short arms held open wide. An innocent smile radiated from his face. As I squeezed him … Continue reading

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Learning to Live at Age Forty

Instead of losing the sweet joy of youth, I’m learning to love life more at age forty than I did at age twenty. Part of the passion and zest in my life comes from embracing who God made me to … Continue reading

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