Few things excite me more than honoring my fellow writers for their accomplishments, particularly honoring those writers who are less known than others. Scripture commands us as follows: “. . . let each esteem others better than themselves” (Philippians 2:3b). In this post, I would like to esteem several of my colleagues as better than myself.
Several years ago, I was graciously awarded the Premio-Dardos Award for The Write Power blog by fellow author and blogger, Susan J. Reinhardt. “Premio dardos” in Spanish means “prize darts”. The Premio-Dardos Award is an award that “acknowledges the values that every Blogger displays in his effort to transmit cultural, ethical, literary, and personal values with each message [he writes].” I was most grateful to receive this award and would like to express my thanks once again to Susan J. Reinhardt for nominating me for it.
As part of the requirements for receiving the Premio-Dardos Award, the recipient must recommend 15 other blogs deserving of the same reward. This is something I should have done at the time but just plain forgot to do. I discovered my oversight as I was transferring my blog posts from my old blogspot.com site to my new blog location on my personal website. I ask forgiveness for this oversight and now wish to make amends for it by listing the blogs I think are deserving of the Premio-Dardos Award. The blogs below are listed randomly and not in order of importance to me.
1) Christian Writer/Reader Connection by Susan J. Reinhardt
2) The Word Surgeon by Sandra Weiers
3) Write Now by Karen Lange
5) Simple Devotion by Jan Cline
9) Perspectives on Writing by Cheryl Wright
10) Freed to Fly by Trudy den Hoed
11) Where Are the Blessings Blog by Pam Halter
12) Word Vessel by Cathy Bryant
13) The Hope Chest by Hope Chastain
14) Audra Krell’s Blog by Audra Krell
15) Shining Moments by Sharon Brani
There are many more blogs I could have listed but, unfortunately, I am limited to listing 15 only. Thanks to all of those in this list. You have inspired me over the years by your writing and, most of all, by your big hearts. May our Lord continue to bless the work of your heart and of your hands, for His glory and for the building of His Kingdom.
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