Clean-up and the “H” Word

You may be wondering how clean-up, especially doggie poo clean-up, is inspirational? It’s a stretch. LOL. Hang on, and let’s think a bit. Recently, I participated in a Zoom chat with friends. The topic segued into a discussion on I “hate” projects. The “H” word was used multiple times, and my thinking turned to—I don’t…

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, October 17

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. “We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action.” ~ Dr. Henry Link Reggi Allder “Doubting yourself is normal. Letting it stop you is a choice.”…

Watching happy-ever-after unfold

From the day they are born, we spend a lot of time watching our kids. And delighting in that activity. Who didn’t watch their kids sleep when they looked so peaceful and angelic? Like most parents, when our daughter was young, we hovered constantly, watching her roll over, crawl, take that first step, etc. During…

Take Time to Just Relax

By Pat Amsden Really, sometimes I don’t want to worry about Covid-19. I don’t want to worry about climate change or what our children will face. I want light, escapist fare. I suspect many of you feel the same way. One of the first books I published is Lost In Vegas. It was fun to…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, October 10

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. “Great minds must be ready not only to take opportunities, but to make them.” ~Coulton Marsha R. West “If everything seems to be under control, you’re not going…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, October 3

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. “Life is my college.” ~ Louisa May Alcott Marsha R. West “Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt Reggi Allder…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, September 26

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. “You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” ~A.A. Milne Author/Poet Beverley Bateman “If I am worth anything later, I am…

CELEBRATING FALL

  Today, I’m celebrating Fall. It’s my favorite time of year. I love the cooler temps. For us in Texas that means, our highs are in the mid-80s. That doesn’t sound very cool to many of you, but remember on Monday of this week, we hit 100 with a high humidity. So many things are…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, September 19

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. “People that are crazy enough to change the world, are the ones who do.” ~Rob Siltamen Pat Amsden “You’re off to great places, today is your day. Your…