Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking to a small gathering of aspiring writers hoping for publication. I have to tell you, I really didn’t know what to expect and I was somewhat apprehensive that I had anything to offer at all. Writing is such a weasely, singular activity. And getting published … [Read more...] about Finding Joy in Small Places
You know when you wake up and feel tired? You feel a little stressed - like maybe you just can't get it all done? Or maybe someone you love is angry with you and you feel all alone? It's sure that we've all felt that way one day or another. But this morning I read this verse and remembered that no … [Read more...] about You are not alone
I love books – they are stacked all over my house. Non-fiction, fantasy, and even juvenile fiction (I figure I’m never too old for a great story). But my problem seems to be finding time to read all those fabulous books. See, though I have them in abundance I have yet to develop a consistent habit … [Read more...] about Are You Looking for Some Words to Live By?
I love new beginnings – new born babies and newlyweds. I even like the first day of the week and the first day of school. To me, they signal the promise of all things good and fair. But the beginning of a new year is different. Instead of eager anticipation, I feel a little anxious … and if I … [Read more...] about Time for some new New Year’s Resolutions …
Looks like a lot of things will be different this holiday season. Seems businesses everywhere are choosing to forgo all kinds of Christmas goodies like monetary bonuses and lavish parties. And although it’s a completely understandable choice with the instability of the economy and all, it’s leaving … [Read more...] about A Real Christmas Bonus