A friend of mine who teaches several writing courses at a community college found herself in an interesting situation recently. She discovered that one of her students had been traditionally published, with multiple books—a success story in the writing world—and … Continued
Ever been told you needed to come out of your shell? Accused of being a hermit? Admonished for not having a good time? I feel your pain. It’s not easy being an introvert in a noisy world, but, writer friend, … Continued
Taking time off from my normal routine helped me process the initial hard, raw feelings of grief when my dad passed away, and, at first, I wasn’t sure when I’d be able to pick up life as usual again. To … Continued
I had high hopes for 2017. By December I had gotten my word for the next year—“accelerate,” and I was excited. I took a class in goal setting, watched videos, filled out worksheets, and listened to podcasts. I carefully penned … Continued
“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?” Isaiah 43:18-19 Photo courtesy of Emily Moore.
I tend to be the reflective sort, and this time of year has me knee-deep in introspection. If you find yourself in a similar mood, writer friend, the following is a list of questions to help you on your way. … Continued
“For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6 NKJV … Continued
In a letter dated December 22, 1534, John Fisher wrote Thomas Cromwell, “And this our Lord God send you a mery Christmas and a comfortable, to your heart’s desire.” This is the first account of the greeting, and it’s been … Continued