Category Archives: inspiration

What’s Your Theme for 2018?

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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 … Continue reading

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An Open Letter

Post by Doris McCraw I lost my mother in February of 2011. I still miss her, and thought I would share a letter she might have written to me about how to be a loving person and live in this … Continue reading

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Monday, Monday

  This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction As a 60’s child I was immersed in the music of the time and it’s still my favorite music. Is there anything better? Bob Dylan, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Little … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration in Nature: Animals

Only to the white man was nature a wilderness and only to him was the land ‘infested’ with ‘wild’ animals and ‘savage’ people. To us it was tame, Earth was bountiful and we were surrounded with the blessings of the … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration in Nature – Part 1

This post by Gayle M. Irwin “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity; and that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only … Continue reading

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The Ties That Bind…

This post is by Nancy Jardine. Fun days, sad days and brilliant reflections – and –  funerals don’t have to be a time just for tears.  Recent fun days for me were exploring Rome, a city that was new to … Continue reading

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Post copyright Doris McCraw/Angela Raines-author   This short post is about what has inspired or stayed with me through the years. Books: Death Be Not Proud by John Gunther Siddhartha by Herman Hesse Flint by Louis L’Amour Movies: Hush, Hush … Continue reading

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