Sunday Lines: Sunday, August 15

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. “And moreover, to succeed, the artist must possess the courageous soul…the brave soul. The soul that dares and defies.” ~Kate Chopin Marsha R. West “Be led by your…

Are you a storyteller?

by Peggy McKenzie “Traveling–it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” Ibn Buttuta I stumbled upon the quote above and realized that as all of us get the opportunity to travel, we all can become storytellers. Originally from Oklahoma, I transplanted to Colorado, and now live in East Texas. By now, you get…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, August 8

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. “The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” ~Dolly Parton Janet Leigh “Follow what you are genuinely passionate about…

Can’t wait to get on the road again!

Hi, everyone! Darlene here. A couple of weeks ago, I flew for the first time since before the Covid-19 pandemic drastically changed our lives. It wasn’t too bad! Yes, I had to wear a mask for eight hours as I navigated three airports and two flights to get where I was going. And again to…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, August 1

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. “If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt Janet Leigh “Everyone has inside of her a piece of good news….

Vacation 2

This is titled Vacation 2, not because we’ve been on 2 vacations this summer, but because yesterday on my own blog I wrote about our wonderful trip to Red River, New Mexico. Here on our WBW blog, we like to talk about encouraging things, and I find nature to be very encouraging and uplifting so…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, July 25

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. “The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.”~ Dolly Parton Beverley Bateman “Being happy doesn’t mean everything’s perfect. It…

Small things

By Pat Amsden As the world opens up, with many of us vaccinated, many of us are considering travel at some point, and events. There may be a wedding in the family, or of friends. These are all wonderful things. Just for a moment though, I ask you to celebrate the small things.  Ice Cream…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, July 18

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. “Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.” ~ Willie Nelson Beverley Bateman “Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and…

All Creatures Great and Small

“There is nothing to fear but fear itself. And spiders. ~Bumper sticker~” ~ Darynda Jones I know we are supposed to love all god’s creatures, great and small, but spiders? Now that I’m a full-time lake resident, I can’t get over the number of spiders. They stay up all night weaving their tinsel-like webs all…