Defining Courage

Definition of Courage: the strength of character; will power; daring; fortitude.

Normal

I usually blow off comments about “normal” by quoting something I heard long ago… “Normal is just a setting on the dryer.” ~unknown But as much as I love that line, I’m putting it aside today while sharing some of my thoughts about life getting back to normal. I believe the time has come to…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, November 22

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme WHEN YOU VEER OFF THE PATH Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. “Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” ~ Maya Angelou Jacquie Biggar  Losing one’s way can lead…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, November 8

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme WHEN YOU VEER OFF THE PATH Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress. ~ Nicholas M….

Sunday Lines: Sunday, October 11

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme WHEN THE ROAD GETS BUMPY. Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.” ~ Hannah Moore Sharon Wray…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, April 11

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme WORDS OF INSPIRATION Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” ~Oprah Pat Amsden “Don’t wait for…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, April 4

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme WORDS OF INSPIRATION Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. “Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve done before.” ~ Bonnie Blair Speed Skater Reggie Alder…

Spring Brings Changes and Growth-Spurts

Every group, if it’s around long enough, goes through growth spurts and changes. Our group has certainly done that over its years of existence. We began in 2015 as the Sisters of Suspense. (Can’t believe it was that long ago!) Life changes caused some authors to leave, and others joined us, and we became Sisterhood…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, March 14

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. Last year the world was shutting down, this year it’s opening up. Pat Amsden “You are a goddamn cheetah.” ~ Glennon Doyle…

Once in a Lifetime?

Often when unusual life events happen, people say it is “once in a lifetime.” If the event was horrible, we vow to remember and take precautions. I’ve gone without heat before and without power for four days when temps reached 100. But nothing like what happened recently in Texas-a horrid freeze blanketed the whole state….

Sunday Lines: Sunday, March 7

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. “When everything seems to be going against you remember the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” ~ Henry Ford…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, February 28

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme WHEN YOU’RE READY TO BE INSPIRED Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. Look around you, listen to what sounds are different from last year and record it. Pat Amsden Learn how…