Linda Bittle - West Plains, Missouri 65775

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I’m a Proud Chicken Soup Author!

April 14th was the publication date for my first story in a Chicken Soup for the Soul book. “Laughter is the Best Medicine” is a collection of 101 funny stories, and I am so proud to be included! Knowing that…
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My Covid-19 Communion

On Friday I stopped at the grocery store, careful to keep a 6 foot distance from the masked shoppers who eyed me warily for symptoms. I needed milk, some fresh veggies, and dog food. And grape juice and crackers for…
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#24- Weirder Still

I kind of thought that my life couldn’t get any weirder after my encounter with God in a hospital bathroom. I recovered quickly, went back to work, and back to my life. I almost forgot about that weird thing that…
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Enjoy this free PDF copy of A Gift of Gratitude

“There are three difficulties in authorship: to write anything worth publishing, to find honest men to publish it, and to find sensible men to read it.” ~Charles Caleb Colton All of the authors in this book have retained their rights,…
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# 21- Inspirational Stories Are Hard to Tell

It’s counter-intuitive, but the closer I get to writing about the most inspirational year of my life, the harder it is for me to sit down and actually do it. Followers of my story may have noticed that I’ve stalled…
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#15-Driving (Reluctantly), Part II

It’s embarrassing to admit to being afraid of something that most adults do every day – like driving a car – without even considering all the ways that things can go horribly wrong. Even though I was scared to death…
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#14-I’ll Be My Own Valentine

According to History.com, Valentine’s day isn’t based on a warm and fuzzy historical moment that brings tears of joy to all who hear it. Screams of terror, perhaps, but there’s little joy in the tale. You can read it for…
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My Top 13 List of Books Read in 2018

I’ve been keeping track of the books I read since January, 1998. My system is to write them down in a notebook I keep by the bed, and then to enter them into an Excel spreadsheet so that I can…
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#13-Winter Solstice 2018

Tonight is the winter solstice. It’s the longest night of the year in the northern hemisphere. Winter begins, and we already have snow on the ground here in Council, Idaho. There’s a full moon – the aptly named “Cold Moon”…
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