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Archive | August, 2008

Lifting Up Your Husband

Times can be hard for a wife whose husband is not happy. The reasons may not even be clear. All she knows is that when he comes home the mood changes. That has happened in my own home more than once. Normally I turn to God for strength to get through, but today I had […]

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Sometimes You Need the Praise

I am a writer. I’ve said the words myself and I’ve written the words myself, but today I heard them from someone else. It was an off-handed comment during our “Positive Moms” study at the local church. Part of our homework was to write out a job description. I handed mine to the group leader […]

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What Makes a Freelancer?

Last year I dove into writing full time. Up until then I had merely been playing around with the idea. In September I began to get a bit more serious. Just the other day (now almost one full year – 12 months – later) I’m still getting more serious about the idea. There are so […]

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Just Turn Around

Just Turn Around

There are times when I go out into our field and sit at the picnic table to do my bible study. Today I was sitting there looking at the cloudy sky complaining about the wind blowing my hair in my face. “Turn around.” It was a simple thought and it made since, so I did. […]

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Guaranteed Key to Writing Success

There is only one way to guarantee that you will ever become a successful writer. You have to write. It may seem simple enough but anyone who has ever tackled this particular field will tell you that it is rarely easy. There are days when your schedule is too hectic, the kids are too chaotic […]

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A Peculiar Dilemma

There was a time when this website ranked #1 for “being peculiar” – on Google search. But I have fallen far behind for that particular keyword phrase. Although my page rank by Google has continued to improve over the last few months, my search engine ranking has plummeted. The peculiar thing about this fall is […]

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Think Your Way to Perfection

The Olympics are on right now and Michael Phelps is dominating the men’s swimming. One competitor was asked about his Olympic bid and he said “I’m swimming for silver.” His commit did not make his name stick in my memory, but I can tell you that he did not get gold. It wasn’t because of […]

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Ultimate Online Writing Experiment

The race is on to see how much I can accomplish and how fast it will happen. Yesterday I got up a new website devoted to the pursuit of being the perfect woman. It’s a labor of love that has been in the thought process for a year and actively worked on for the last […]

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Getting It Together

The list for today is filled out and I think I may actually be able to complete all of the items I have on there. It is a far cry from the 18 hours of writing I had listed yesterday – but it is still a full day of work. Balancing this schedule and the […]

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