Janie B. Cheaney

Janie is a senior writer for WORLD Magazine based in Missouri. She writes novels for young adults, is the author of the Wordsmith creative writing series, and reviews books at RedeemedReader.com. Follow Janie on Twitter @jbcheaney.

In between

| We easily forget that we're always on a journey
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 5/25/02, 12:00 am

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How sweet the sound

| Enjoying an amazingly graceful interruption
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 4/06/02, 12:00 am

We have things to pray about, my friend and I-personal concerns, national concerns-so we meet at the park to bear each other's burdens to the Lord. Fall is upon us, and the air almost too chilly for comfort, but we find a table under a picnic shelter, discuss the matters weighing on our hearts, share a few Scripture passages, and join hands to pray.

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Extraordinarily common

| Christian novelists should do fantasy well
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 1/12/02, 12:00 am

I haven't (yet) read The Lord of the Rings, an admission that more than once has provoked an incredulous, "You haven't?" There go my literary pretensions-often it seems, even to me, that to be unfamiliar with the work regarded by many as the novel of the 20th century is unconscionable. Still, something about the project has made me put it off. Perhaps that something is no more than the number of pages, but the fact remains that my taste for fantasy is underdeveloped.

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