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Between Hope & the Highway: A New (and FABULOUS) Novel by Charissa Stastny

Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.  ~~Robert H. Schuller ***** I have the coolest, most talented and kind friends — in cyberspace and fur reals! Today, I’m featuring a friend whose beautiful face you’ve seen in these hallways before. She’s written another book, and I’m excited to tell you about it today.… Continue reading Between Hope & the Highway: A New (and FABULOUS) Novel by Charissa Stastny

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How Your Boogeyman Can Set You Free: A Guest Post by Monica Wilcox

Okay, you guys–I have something special for you today. Without giving too much away, I want you to read the beautiful piece that follows with an open mind and heart. In several of our communications, Monica said, “It’s a bit woo woo…are you sure you’re okay with woo woo?”  I told her yes. A resounding… Continue reading How Your Boogeyman Can Set You Free: A Guest Post by Monica Wilcox

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sunrise, sundown, swim fast, swim around: A Guest Post by Sammie Schurig

This morning at practice, I realized what one of my favorite parts about swimming is. 11 years in the making, but the Ah-hah moment was worth it. I pushed off on my back at the beginning of our set, and saw my reflection right before I broke the surface of the stilled water. It’s the… Continue reading sunrise, sundown, swim fast, swim around: A Guest Post by Sammie Schurig

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Please, Make Yourself (Un)comfortable: A Guest Post by Dailyn Lewis

Monday, June 27th @ 1:43am I should be asleep by now. I normally would have been asleep for hours at this time of night. But, boy, do my nerves have a hold of me right now. Keeping my eyes from becoming drowsy. I keep pacing the room, doing various yoga stretches without any deep breaths,… Continue reading Please, Make Yourself (Un)comfortable: A Guest Post by Dailyn Lewis

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How to Find and Speak Your Truth: A Guest Post by Rose Lockinger

For many years I was afraid to speak my truth. I was a chameleon, being whoever it is that you wanted me to be, and I had no true idea of who I actually was. I’m not entirely sure when this started, as I know that I was not born to hide myself away, but… Continue reading How to Find and Speak Your Truth: A Guest Post by Rose Lockinger

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A Chorus of Lovely Voices

Music Melody Chords Cadence What’s missing? A voice. Is it your voice? Is it mine? Shall we sing solo or harmonize? Am I funny? Am I poignant? Am I speaking the truth? Does what I have to say matter? I’ve been blessed and fortunate to meet an entire traveling band of insightful people. After general… Continue reading A Chorus of Lovely Voices

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Am I A Wife of Noble or Questionable Character? Find Out at Joanne’s Place

Give me a task, a challenge, a goal. Show me a map, make me a list, set a reminder, I can do it, defeat it, smash it. 31 Days to a More Organized Home: Check From Couch to 5K: Done Train and run for a marathon: Twice Become a wife of noble character: Um, how… Continue reading Am I A Wife of Noble or Questionable Character? Find Out at Joanne’s Place

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Two Truths and a Lie: Breaking into Print Part 2

Holy cow, wow! Wasn’t Monday with the authors fun? I loved learning from these talented folks; and judging by the comments, tweets and shares – you did, too! If you missed it, you can check out Part One here.  Today’s questions are a bit more light-hearted and I’ll be giving you a chance to test your… Continue reading Two Truths and a Lie: Breaking into Print Part 2

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Two Truths and A Lie: Breaking into Print Part 1

The wistful side of me wakes up every morning with good intentions and big dreams to quit my job and write stories. Then the fiscally conservative, first-born sends me to my sixty-hour-plus day-job and reminds me that writing poetry and blogging about laundry isn’t going to pay the bills. But, the dream never dies. And,… Continue reading Two Truths and A Lie: Breaking into Print Part 1

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This is Our Love Story: A Guest Post from Susan Snyder

My love, This is our love story. Loving you wasn’t easy at first. Our beginnings were fraught with denial. I majored in denial and got an A in that class. The funny thing is, the longer I denied you, the more I couldn’t. That first flutter I felt eventually turned into something that wasn’t indigestion.… Continue reading This is Our Love Story: A Guest Post from Susan Snyder