Life Lessons, Quotes, Writing

Summing up Publication

I was walking with a co-worker the other day (one I don't know well) and at one point the conversation went like this: Her:  "Didn't I read somewhere that you're a published author?" Me:    "Yes, I am." Her:   "How did you go about getting published? My sister-in-law wants to publish a YA book but she heard… Continue reading Summing up Publication

Family, Fun, Life Lessons

Electronic Disconnection

I've blogged about this exact thing once before, and as much peace as it brings when I do it, I still don't seem to practice it nearly enough. Electronics can pull more energy from relationships than they add. It makes me sad when I see a young child talking to mom or dad who is more connected with… Continue reading Electronic Disconnection

Faith and Spirituality, Gratitude, Life Lessons

Silence – Part II

In Part I, I announced My One Word, Silence, for 2014, and the benefits I have found through my conversion to one word rather than a list of resolutions.  Following is a list of how one word can help shape my character and draw me nearer to God if practiced diligently, keeping in mind it's about progress, not perfection. … Continue reading Silence – Part II