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Rea Nolan Martin

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Rea Nolan Martin is the author of three novels: THE SUBLIME TRANSFORMATION OF VERA WRIGHT (2009), MYSTIC TEA (2014), THE ANESTHESIA GAME (2015), and a collection of inspirational essays, WALKING ON WATER (2016). She is the author of numerous short stories and poetry published in national literary magazines and anthologies, and a founding editor of INKWELL literary magazine. MYSTIC TEA was the recipient of the prestigious IPPY gold medallion in 2014 and US BEST BOOK award for Visionary Fiction, as well as the 2014 PINNACLE gold medallion in Literary Fiction. THE ANESTHESIA GAME is the recipient of a five star insignia from both Readers' Favorite and Clarion/Foreword, as well as the 2016 IPPY gold medallion in the category of Visionary Fictio ...more

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Rea Nolan Martin I don't often have writer's block, but when I do I generate inspiration through prayer and meditation. I've also been known to open the box of 96 cray…moreI don't often have writer's block, but when I do I generate inspiration through prayer and meditation. I've also been known to open the box of 96 crayola crayons (I keep at my desk) and inhale deeply. It never fails to inspire!(less)
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Mystic Tea

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Why Our Enemies are Our Greatest Teachers

In the most neutral sense, our enemies are our opponents.


They appear in our lives when unsettled circumstances have emerged to the point where status quo is eroded or no longer viable. Sometimes we’re aware that circumstances have advanced to this degree, but sometimes the gathering storm catches us off-guard. Archetypal Opponents (with a capital O) radiate opposition in all directions, owning non

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Lovely Lyrical Tale

Jodine Turner’s The Hidden Abbey is a rich saga straddling two inextricably entwined lifetimes, one that takes place during the sixteenth century protestant revolution in Europe, the other in present day England. The story in both
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Engaging Tale of Visionary Insight

TIMELESS TULIPS is both fascinating and informative on many levels. Ostensibly, it is a work of Young Adult historical & visionary fiction, and while I know the YA audience will love it, it's also a satisfying adult
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MAGICAL, INSIGHTFUL & VISIONARY

Who among us doesn’t know what it feels like to be translucent? A shell or a shadow that others can easily bypass, ignore, or dismiss as irrelevant? In a world where solidity is strength, transparency can only equal pow
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“Forgiveness is capital 'L' Love in action. Until you have to forgive someone, you haven't loved. You just think you have. Until somebody forgives you, you don't know humility. [p342, 1st paperback edition]”
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“her journey has not been what she expected. And she is willing to admit that she, herself, may be blocking the light.”
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“Trust the darkness, child.” Augusta’s eyes widen. “The darkness?” she repeats. “Not the light?” Grace shakes her head. “God plants his strongest seeds in the darkest soil,” she says. “Be open to it, Augusta. In times of trouble, things are not always as they seem. Trust what others do not. Trust yourself.”
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