U – Untold Stories

    “Everyone has a story that will stop your heart.” – Claudia Shear “Everyone has a story.  I don’t believe anyone can go through life without encountering at least one amazing thing.” – Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Is writer’s block causing you to lose sleep at night?  Does your writing feel forced or stale, despite […]

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Taking Pride in the Small Stuff

We all dream of accomplishing great things, but how often do we consider the dramatic importance of all the small things along the way?  I encountered a perfect example of this while reading a book by Ted Cruz, the presidential hopeful, called “A Time for Truth.” The senator’s wife, Heidi, was shocked when she left […]

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Reflections on… Reflection

“He who toils in the harvest field of prayer should occasionally pause awhile and refresh himself with a meal of meditation.” Charles Spurgeon     We’ve closed the book on the April 2015 A to Z Challenge, and today is dedicated to reflecting on the journey. This has been a hectic month which has brought […]

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“The Dress” and Writing Trends

Boy, I hate that dress. Not too long ago this statement wouldn’t even have made sense, but now visiting Twitter and looking up “#thedress” leads you to millions of blog posts, photos, and comments about this recent social media trend.  Even Hollywood actors and well-known musicians have started jumping onto this bandwagon.  Now it seems […]

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