Small Victories

  This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction Small Victories by author Ann Lamont is one of my favorite books. She is an inspirational writer and one can learn a lot by reading her works. I think as a writer I always look at the big picture and am devastated when things don’t go … Continue reading Small Victories

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How to Stop The Thing That Drives You Crazy

This Post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction Let’s face it. We all have something that makes us grit our teeth and feel the pressure rising. Be it a friend who always calls at the wrong time, past mistakes that haunt you, not sleeping because your mind is whirling and planning for what you’ll do … Continue reading How to Stop The Thing That Drives You Crazy

The Fresh Breath of Spring

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction It’s time for planting and all around us are farms with tractors making rows and planting seeds. The smell of the fresh dirt never ceases to make me feel good – a deep earthy scent that you know will soon yield crops. We have many Amish farms … Continue reading The Fresh Breath of Spring

Mindfulness

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction Have you heard of Mindfulness? It’s a word that is being used quite frequently these days. Dictionary.com defines mindfulness as: noun 1. the state or quality of being mindful or aware of something. 2. Psychology. a technique in which one focuses one's full attention only on the present, … Continue reading Mindfulness

SAD–Seasonal Affective Disorder is a Real Problem by Cher’ley

This blog by Cher'ley Grogg The Indians asked their Chief in the Autumn if the Winter was going to be cold or not. Not really knowing an answer, the chief replies that the Winter was going to be cold and that the members of the village were to collect wood to prepare. Being a good … Continue reading SAD–Seasonal Affective Disorder is a Real Problem by Cher’ley

The Gift of Balance

Post copyright by Doris McCraw I rarely talk about myself. My nature I am an intensely private person. In today's post, I am opening the door just a bit to illustrate the idea of Balance. As some of you know on June 15, 2015 torrential rains caused an overflow of water in the sewer and … Continue reading The Gift of Balance

My View

This post by Jennifer Flaten I love doing dishes, okay, maybe love is an understatement. I don’t mind them though, because I have a window over the sink that overlooks my back yard. This is a big deal for me. Two houses ago, the sink faced a wall, next house the sink faced a window … Continue reading My View

Striving for a Quiet Time by Cher’ley

This blog by Cher'ley Grogg Michael E. Debakey, heart surgeon, once observed: "For me, the solitude of early      morning is the most precious time of day. There is a quiet serenity that disappears a few hours later with the hustle and bustle of the multitude. Early morning hours symbolize for me a rebirth; … Continue reading Striving for a Quiet Time by Cher’ley

Those are NOT my monkeys!

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction Those are NOT my monkeys! Ever get into one of these predicaments? How do you handle it? The school calls. The person calling apologizes, but the parent who was supposed to make 100 cupcakes for tomorrow is ill. Could you please take her place? What do you … Continue reading Those are NOT my monkeys!