Charles Besondy

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My interest in writing started in high school. Unfortunately my interest in God didn't enter my heart until much, much later in life.

Lyrics to rock and folk songs stirred my adolescent heart. I started to write poetry. An occasional short story or essay somehow made its way onto paper during this period, as well. A seed had been planted.

I declared that I wanted to be a writer. My mother wisely encouraged me to get an education in something that would pay the bills while I wrote. She suggested Journalism.

So, off I went to the University of Oregon to major in Journalism. In my sophomore year I took an elective course within the school of Journalism called The Principles of Advertising. I was hooked.

I fell in love with Advertising and Marketi
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Charles Besondy is 40% done with The Screwtape Letters: A brave and bold effort. Should be required reading. I'm becoming impatient with the formal literary style of the 1940's, but I endeavor to push through.
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I frequently use The Message to help me understand passages of the Bible. Alternating between the NIV version of the Bible and The Message gives me insight that might otherwise be lost. The Message shouldn't be seen as a substitute for other Bible ve ...more
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