A Quick Thought…

Silence often speaks volumes. The world is filled with words, but consider the powerful calming effect of listening to the breaking of waves on a beach or enjoying the still expectation of the sun rising over the horizon. Sometimes the best thing to say is nothing at all. So…I’ll let others speak. “The right wordContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”

More Writing Quotes

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”

A Quick Thought…

For the past few weeks, I’ll be honest, I feel like I’ve lost my drive to write. Probably a feeling that many writers have felt at one time or another. Since my publisher announced that it is declaring bankruptcy, I’ve felt a great deal of anger, dejection and a little depression. My confidence has beenContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”

A Quick Thought…

“It is vain for you to rise up early, To retire late, To eat the bread of painful labors; For He gives to His beloved even in his sleep.”(‭‭Psalms‬ ‭127:2‬ ‭NASB‬‬) I’ve been thinking about this verse a lot over the past week. Americans are busy people. We spend every waking moment doing. If we’reContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”

A Quick Thought…

Silence often speaks volumes. Sometimes the best thing to say is nothing at all. So…I’ll let others speak.  “The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.” -Mark Twain  “Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still,Continue reading “A Quick Thought…”

A Kind Word…

When life seems unfair, when we feel misused, when every day becomes a burden, our focus tends to shift from others to ourselves. We are beset on all sides by evil, whether we see it or not. I’m not talking about people, but evil spirits tempting us and telling us there is no hope. Don’tContinue reading “A Kind Word…”

A Quick Thought…

   Seen this picture a hundred times all over the Internet…and it still makes me think each time. Perspective can be everything. Maybe right now God has you in a place you long to escape. Yet when you view your situation from His perspective, it all makes sense. So the question remains: would you ratherContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”

Only Mere Words…

To a writer this is blasphemy. The power of words is staggering, able to split the heart and soul. Able to move nations to greatness and smash empires into nothing. They can forge friendships between enemies, and betray the trust given by our dearest friends. Words, written or spoken, are a fierce fire that canContinue reading “Only Mere Words…”

Stressed

You’re on your way to a meeting and your boss stops you to ask if you would explain the latest project to everyone; or you get to work and realize that report was due yesterday, or your boss decides to saddle you with another project on top of all you have already, or you’re sittingContinue reading “Stressed”