Building a writing career conjures up images of greatness in some minds, full of book signings, interviews and unbelievable advances. Those that have started down the path often have more nightmares than images – nightmares of looming deadlines, haunting blank pages and empty checkbooks. It takes work to build a career. That work has to […]
Archive | February, 2013
I want my blessings. Shows that offer extreme makeovers for families and individuals leave me wondering why they have not shown up at my house. Before the tornadoes swept through the area in April of 2011, I would have given you a list of things that needed improvement in my home. Now my list is […]
Imagination and I have a long relationship. I crafted worlds the existed in the lake with its help. I created tales of monsters slicing through the waters below my house thanks to what imagination was willing to share. Trees and animals talked with me as I walked in the woods around the town. All of […]
Getting the heart right makes a way for all thing in life to be right. Let the words of Proverbs Seventeen begin to guide you in your heart journey. Take time to read through the whole chapter. Write out any verses that might stand out in your mind. Review the verse on a regular basis. […]
“Want me to sign you up for the Facebook Group?” My friend posted the question in a writing chat. I answered yes and added that what I really needed was something to help distract me from my writing. I just do not have enough of that going on. How about you? The only difference between […]
How are you recognized? What are you giving away will determine what you leave behind.
We get closer each year, although the world might not notice. The world would frown on our place and our contentment. The world just does not get it. But we are closing in on that place of exceeding abundance. Each step we take brings us that one step closer to our unique purpose. We are […]
Nobody who knows me (or spends more than a few moments with me) accuses me of being a conformist. I pride myself at being unique. I wear the label of “not normal” like a neon sign. I prefer not to fit into the mold determined by others. I dare to be different. And then I […]
The Son is there. Never let the circumstances around you keep you from looking for the Son.
Working on building my writing career led me down an interesting path last night. My father raised me to understand sales techniques. He always said that the insights of the top sales people would cross every aspect of life. It turns out my dad knew a thing or two. This leads me to last night. […]