Tag: gratitude

  • A Year in Review…and Looking Forward

    A Year in Review…and Looking Forward

    In 2018, I… finished two manuscripts (fifth and sixth) completed about half of my seventh manuscript edited my third manuscript with the help of my writers group published my third book attended a writers conference at my local library for the second time attended the Algonkian Pitch Conference in New York City got feedback from […]

  • Blogmas 2018 – Day 7 #christmas #blogmas #blogmas2018 #christmas2018

    In the spirit of the 12 Days of Christmas, I’m giving you 12 Acts of Kindness you can do in the season of giving! Support a friend’s or a local small business by buying gifts from them instead of big chains. Donate to a charity that’s close to heart Donate old clothes, toys, and other […]

  • Blogmas 2018 – Day 5 #christmas #blogmas #blogmas2018 #christmas2018

    Blogmas 2018 – Day 5 #christmas #blogmas #blogmas2018 #christmas2018

    ‘Tis the season… To be jolly? To go into debt? To give. Because God first gave to us His son, Jesus. In the midst of the craziness of shopping, stressing, overspending, and stressing some more, it’s easy to lose sight of what matters.  Whether you’re Christian or not, whatever reason you celebrate Christmas–whether religious, secular, […]

  • Cover reveal for my next book coming March 15!

    My next book, A Laughing Matter of Pain, will be published in the fall of 2018! The cover reveal is coming, also celebrating three years of writing original works for me!

  • No Regrets in Life

    No Regrets in Life

    You’ve heard it said before: have no regrets. You’ve probably also found yourself alone with your maddening thoughts, maddening both as in crazy and provoking anger. Your lovely mind has this magical ability to conjure out of nowhere every past fault, failure, and fracture. But such thoughts do have a hiding place. They lurk in […]

  • Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude

    Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude

    Ugh, do I have to wake up? Waking up is vastly overrated.  The pillows, the blankets, the soft curve of the mattress against my body, these are calling my name, beckoning me like a lullaby. But if I’m honest with myself, I’m lucky today.  I actually didn’t wake before my alarm on my phone.  My […]

  • Pay It Forward…A Reminder

    Pay It Forward…A Reminder

    ‘Tis the season… To be jolly? To go into debt? To give. Because God first gave to us His son, Jesus. In the midst of the craziness of shopping, stressing, overspending, and stressing some more, it’s easy to lose sight of what matters.  Whether you’re Christian or not, whatever reason you celebrate Christmas–whether religious, secular, […]