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Give Me a Word Prize Drawing Winners!

I am delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Give Me a Word prize drawing. We had over 230 responses and winners were chosen at random.

Please email Melinda at to claim your prize.

  • Two winners of the self-study retreat of their choice – Noreen Blessed Stillness | Peter GuntherPeace
  • Three winners of the digital album of their choice – Ailsa TudhopeRest | Kelly SollingerBold | Jhazzy JoinerSlow

May your words ripen within and guide you in the year ahead.

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