In 2015 I joined the My One Word movement. This movement is an opportunity to choose one word that best determines how you would like your life to grow in the coming year. It's much more realistic to focus on one word for the year than set New Year's resolutions, only to break them by… Continue reading Welcoming 2019 with Words
Every chance I get, I tell people of the foundation of faith, family, and love on which my parents built their lives. That, in turn, set such a wonderful example for their children and from there, their grandchildren. I went to stay with them for a couple of weeks a while back as my dad… Continue reading Foundations
Finding Peace Through Gratitude
Writing fiction has always been my passion. Mysteries, cozy mysteries, suspense, contemporary fiction, it doesn't matter. I love getting lost in the land of make believe, creating characters, settings, and stories, living vicariously through them. And when I read a story, it's all about being transported into the world of which I'm reading, feeling like… Continue reading Finding Peace Through Gratitude
Running is Cheaper Than Therapy
I've posted in the past that running is my therapy. And a whole lot cheaper! Running in the early morning is when my mind churns out ideas for my novels or short stories, or brings to light an answer to something I've been praying for. However, that being said, this typically only happens when I'm running outside in nature,… Continue reading Running is Cheaper Than Therapy
My Writing Process
I met the talented Rachel Carrera during the 2014 A to Z Blogging Challenge and was invited by her to participate in the Writing Process Blog Tour. I've been reading the answers to the given questions by other bloggers who have participated and I have to say it's been enlightening to not only read about other writers, but to… Continue reading My Writing Process
What Will People Think?
That concern has consumed too much mental energy through the years, as well as dictated my words and behaviors on all too many occasions. It has led to lying and racing to cover up anything that would not be acceptable, sometimes stopping at nothing, magnifying the situation tenfold, in order to control what others would… Continue reading What Will People Think?