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, May 2

ry equals…happiness.” ~Mellody Hobson, Investor Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme WORDS OF COURAGE Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. “Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are not great…

Celebrate Life

Hi, y’all, I’m new to this blog, so I thought I would take a sec and introduce myself. I’m Janet Leigh. I live in Texas with my husband and three children. My baby will graduate from Texas A&M University next month, and I will place a giant checkmark in the ‘kids graduated from college box’. …

Sunday Lines: Sunday, April 25

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. “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” ~Ernest Hemingway…

Earth Day

I did the Wednesday Question on our Facebook page and asked what people knew about Earth Day. Debby Ronan got the date right. Yesterday was the 51st such celebration, instituted by President Richard Nixon in 1970. I don’t remember hearing much about it before the 80s. Does your community do anything to celebrate this day?…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, April 18

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. “Believe you can and you’re half-way there.”~Theodore Roosevelt Beverly Bateman “To succeed in life you need three things: A wishbone, a backbone…

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…