Winning the Lottery

This post by Gayle M. Irwin Someone won Saturday’s Powerball lottery drawing – one ticket holder scooped up more than 400 million dollars. News flash – it wasn’t me! However, I did purchase three tickets and last week I purchased one. I didn’t win anything last week but this week I got $4.00, winning back … Continue reading Winning the Lottery

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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

A Little Bit of Why

Post copyright by Doris McCraw We all seem to have the Big Why in our lives. Why did I do this, or that. We tend to beat ourselves up over some mistake. Let's take a look at the Little Why. Why do I continue to comment on other people's blog post even when they do … Continue reading A Little Bit of Why

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

Many Ways to Give Thanks

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction  Thank you for the world so sweet Thank you for the food we eat Thank you for the birds that sing Thank you God for everything.                                   Child’s mealtime prayer  Tomorrow … Continue reading Many Ways to Give Thanks

Gratitudes

Posted on July 10, 2015 by Wranglers Kate Wyland . Many people recommend making a list of three to five things you are grateful for each morning to remind yourself of the good things in your life. Sometimes it’s hard to come with three let along five, but I certainly don’t have that problem right … Continue reading Gratitudes

Christmas Past with Inzared, Queen of the Elephant Riders

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction The following is from the diary of Bertha Maude Anderson before she became Inzared Queen of the Elephant Riders. The year is 1842, when Bertha was ten years old, seven years before the saga begins. I woke up, stretched my arms in the cotton nightgown I wore, jumped … Continue reading Christmas Past with Inzared, Queen of the Elephant Riders

The Greatest Gift

This post by Gayle M. Irwin When I was three years old, it was a doll called “Miss Peep.” When I was eight, it was a bicycle painted in my favorite color (purple!), complete with a handle-barred white basket with pink and purple flowers. When I was 19, it was an engagement ring. When I … Continue reading The Greatest Gift

A Bounty of Blessings

This post by Gayle M. Irwin It's the month we celebrate several things including veterans, pets, America. Thanksgiving is around the corner and in the United States this is a holiday which means more (or should) than planning the trek to stores that are open for “Black Friday”/Thanksgiving Thursday. Anticipating spending this Thanksgiving in Montana … Continue reading A Bounty of Blessings

Black Friday

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction Black Friday. We begin to hear the never-ending commercials for the event in October and November.   Somehow Thanksgiving gets shoved aside as people eagerly anticipate the biggest shopping day of the year. I am not a fan, and here’s why. You can read more about Black … Continue reading Black Friday