Inspirational · Life

You’re Allowed To Have Feelings | Even If Others Have It Worse

I can't remember exactly if I was a freshman yet in high school, but if not, it was right at the end of my middle school years. It was a sunny day during this walk. Patterns of tree branches danced along the pavement. Birds sung sweetly. At least something was positive that day. Heat prickled… Continue reading You’re Allowed To Have Feelings | Even If Others Have It Worse

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Quality Quote | Honesty Is Best With Feelings

This week's quote is one I can relate to. "Words may be false and full of art, sighs are the natural language of the heart." Thomas Shadwell, Psyche, 1675 No matter what kind of facade we try to put on, inwardly, our feelings and our thoughts reveal the truth of our state of being. We… Continue reading Quality Quote | Honesty Is Best With Feelings

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Quality Quote | Don’t Wait For Inspiration

I see this happen a lot with writers. We want inspiration. We want motivation. We wanting writing to be easier, when it isn't easy on us. Discipline and endurance are not good friends of ours. Yet...it is discipline and endurance that helps us especially as writers. "Don't loaf and invite inspiration. Light out after it… Continue reading Quality Quote | Don’t Wait For Inspiration

Inspirational · Writing

How Do I Get My Blog To Stand Out?

I'm working on changing the direction of this particular blog, as we speak. Some posts have gone over well, but a number hasn't. I know people get so discouraged as a writer, and having a blog can be no different. Let's talk about that. (Anyone else watch Good Mythical Morning?)  What can we do? First… Continue reading How Do I Get My Blog To Stand Out?

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Lessons My Dad Taught Me | Happy Father’s Day

Fathers are our teachers. Guiding us in the footsteps we should go. There are numerous lessons Dad gave me and continues to teach me, but I wanted to share some of them with you today. Life Gives You Stories So Make The Most Of It  My dad is a quiet man, but when he talks,… Continue reading Lessons My Dad Taught Me | Happy Father’s Day