I wasn’t going to publish a post this week, but reading others’ blogs sparked some thoughts. I’ve expressed similar philosophy that I read in those posts many times. I even wrote it into my latest novel, yet I haven’t been taking my own advice.Is it true that we teach what we need to learn?
Pray As If
Pray as if
Pray as if you’ve already received
I’m still at work on my novel. So, here’s an original photo and a thought for Thursday. Have a good one, and I hope to be back to chat with everyone soon.
Singers take advantage of rests written into the music to catch their breath. Travelers use rest areas along their journey to take a break. Finding time for rest and renewal is important. Continue reading “Rest”
At times we may feel restrained by circumstances. We have commitments to keep, bills to pay and an inner critic to calm. We may wonder how to get out from a stagnant state.
A Personal Growth Story from the Way-Back Machine
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you. ~ Brian Tracy
A while back, Carrie Rubin blogged about being an introvert and the fear of talking to a group of people. I commented to her, that about twenty years ago, I used to attend al-anon. I brought it up, because I related to her fear of talking to a group when I used to attend those meetings. Since my blog theme and most of my writing (memoirs and fiction) is about personal growth, my al-anon experience is something fitting to share.
Continue reading “A Personal Growth Story from the Way-Back Machine”
Almost Like Home
The chill in the air drifted me back home
…. and enveloped me so lovingly that I melded
into one with you …. but for only
the blink of an eye …. then, the bustle
and worries of the season returned,
leashing me once again. ~ Lori (L. Virelli)