A Memory In Honor of Mother’s Day

There are things I try not to dwell on. One of them is that my mother is no longer on this earth. She is out of reach and that’s not a thing I’ve allowed myself to examine. What I have examined is the speed with which cancer overtook her, causing her rapid demise. Mama didn’t […]

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If I Were to Write a Prompt Response …

If I were to write a response to today’s one word prompt—FRANTIC— it would be one of the three below. However, I am on my way out to begin a hectic day of activities.  So, I will leave you with three possibilities. If I were to write one at a later date, which would you […]

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Raising a Child Takes Courage

Today’s word is Courage and I’m going to take a risk and define courage as I need it to be today. There are a million acts of courage being committed by regular people every day, and nobody gives them a pat on the back or a shout of praise for what they do. One of […]

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Find your gift and give it away!

My strategy for the opening months of 2018 comes from the bible and is the 6th chapter of Luke. “Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” Start […]

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Study to Make Yourself a Successful Author

What makes a writer successful? It depends on how you define success. For some writers, it’s creating a runaway bestseller. For others it’s winning literary awards; and for still others, it’s building a reputation for writing good books and publishing them regularly, which will bring notoriety and a nice supplemental income. How you determine success […]

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