I was reading through the news feed this morning and saw the latest headlines of violence, mistrust, and hatred that permeate our world today. I don’t know about you, my fellow writers, but I want my writing to help end these problems and not just call attention to them. The world is full of problems.Continue reading “A Quick Thought…”
For those who missed my last update, I’ve decided to self publish Chronicles of Alethia: The Heir Comes Forth with Amazon KDP. Putting the final touches on the manuscript format, with a release date of August 1st. The novel will be released in paperback and ebook. I still have many author copies that I purchased from Tate beforeContinue reading “Novel News Update: July”
Find encouragement this week to fill empty pages and computer screens with stories and tales. Read and enrich your lives with words and phrases that speak to your hearts, so that your writing may also enrich the lives of others. Writers, pay it forward. “We are all apprentices in a craft where no one everContinue reading “More Writing Quotes”
From the moment we wake up in the morning, the world seeks to flood our senses with negativity. The radio and television broadcasts the sinister and evil aspects of life, giving coverage to chaos and death rather than revealing a shred of light in the darkness. Family members, coworkers, pastors and church members, the guyContinue reading “Focusing on the positive…”
When my trust is betrayed, my first instinct is to withdraw from that person; to cut off communication and ostrisize them from my life. My second is to lash out and defend myself. This is especially true when the offense seems as though it is a personal attack. This ringing true for anyone else? AsContinue reading “I forgive you?”
Sometimes we say and/or do things before considering all the consequences. Though we may not mean to, our words and acts can become stumbling blocks to others. As a Christian, one of the greatest shames and what keeps me awake at night is the thought of causing anyone to stumble in their faith or doubtContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”
Sometimes the difference between a mountain and a mole-hill is our attitude while scaling it.
Attitude is everything. The way we decide to view any situation can change its impact and meaning. Bad circumstances can be viewed as a testing ground for our faith and character. Keep this in mind as you travel life’s journey. You attitude, in many ways, will determine what you get out of the lessons alongContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”