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One day in April, 1837, a tall, sad-looking man, dressed in a too-short, shabby suit, rode into Springfield, Illinois. Springfield was a new town on the frontier and the newly-selected state capital of Illinois. When the snow melted in the spring or after a rainstorm,...read more
“What is truth?” The Roman governor Pilate asked Jesus this question. (John 18:38) What is truth? It’s hard to decipher the true from the false unless you know the facts. So much false news circulates today, we are hard-pressed to discover the truth. We’ve witnessed...read more
Each season has its own beauty. My favorite season is spring. I can finally open my windows to let in the fresh, (relatively) clean air. I can step out into the warm sunlight without bundling up in coat, boots, hat, mittens, and scarf. I think what I like best about...read more
Beth E. Westcott
Beth Westcott’s passion for writing began in second grade, when her poem about a lamb appeared in the school newspaper. In third grade she wrote a puppet play. She completed the basic course from the Institute of Children’s Literature in 1992, which started her on a writing journey of challenge and reward.
One of the sweetest gals I’ve ever had the privilege to know is Beth.
– Marsha Hubler, Author
I may be biased, but I’ve been reading my mom’s stories, poems and writings since I was little.
– Alicia Westcott Lynch
Beth is great at writing in a way that you can ‘feel’ her words!
– Nancy E. Bedford
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