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Learning to become who I was created to be

Hi, I’m JR “Jack” Heimbigner!

I have been writing for four years and have published hundreds of posts. This year, I am getting ready to do something completely different than ever before. In fact, I’m scared to death to do it because it's a major change for me.

Before we go into that, let me…


Writing tips to help you go from amateur to pro

Writing tips
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“We can never free ourselves from habits. The human being is a creature of habit. But we can replace bad habits with good ones. We can trade in the habits of the amateur and the addict for the practice of the professional and the committed artist or entrepreneur.” …


When we went to dwell in God’s presence, it changes everything

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The one thing I ask of the LORD — the thing I seek most — is to live in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, delighting in the LORD’s perfections and meditating in his Temple. — Psalm 27:4, NLT

Christianity isn’t only about doing the…


Before you quit your day job, think about this

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The majority of creatives begin here: with a day job and a creative life on the side. We work a 9–5 or another position that provides for our families and pays the bills. Then we scribble, paint, and create in the margins. Almost everyone starts here.

Others of us have…


It is the way to living in a whole new kind of freedom

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“Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.” — Romans 12:2, NLT

Years ago, when I first…


Cheap gigs cause greater headaches

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Last month, I started freelancing on Fiverr.

It was a TERRIBLE mistake.

I have to admit.

I was warned.

Several people told me that it was going to be a big mistake for me. …


Here are my latest observations from my book launch

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Last week I launched my third book to record numbers.

It was pretty wild because I was taking the first few sips of my morning coffee when I decided to go over to Amazon KDP and see if any more books had been downloaded overnight.

When the page finally loaded…


#5 will be helpful for you too

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If you want to be a writer, then you have to write.

If you want to be a good writer, you have to learn about writing.

Most of all, if you want to be inspired as a writer, you need to read and collect inspirational things for those moments when…


It must start here if you want to experience a vibrant faith

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“Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.” — Matthew 6:33, NLT

When I first became a Christian, I didn’t quite understand what this meant. I had come across this verse in the Bible and it seemed like a…

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