Posts Tagged ‘writing’

Early Morning Writing- My Own Caregiving

I am barely going to beat the clock on this blog! Each morning for going on a year and a half I have relished following The Miracle Morning practice, so beautifully crafted by Hal Elrod. I do not miss a day even if it means getting up an hour or more earlier than planned. Silence,…

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Gift of a Caregiver From Birth to Death

    Until a few months ago, I had never pictured myself in my mother’s womb. Never. It did not even occur to me. I obviously know I was there for 9 months and the objective knowing is where it stayed. Perhaps that is part of the lack of talking about anything “close” in my…

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Beautiful Words and Caregiving

Hundreds of words and images incessantly swirled through my mind all night long. “Sleep” was not among them in either category. Somewhere in the swirling I was reminded of the story of Christopher Nolan, an English writer who won several awards for his poetry and autobiography. He also authored a novel. His was a mind…

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Poems from the Pond – Reflection 1

My reading life is filled to the brim with a treasured collection of writing by so many gifted authors…or maybe it is the writing of those who had the courage to submit their words for publishing, not thinking of themselves as gifted at all…simply saying what they want to say and offering it to others.…

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Celebration of Happiness

I am privileged to be joining over 100 other women today who are spreading the message to others around the world to choose happiness in the midst of life’s messiness. It is also a celebration of the official release today of best-selling Publisher Linda Joy’s new book, Inspiration for a Woman’s Soul: Choosing Happiness, which…

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The Why of My 10 Books

A recent tagging initiative on Facebook has been for friends to post ten books by which they have been influenced and/or inspired. As is true for most, I’m sure, choosing ten out of hundreds was a little bit of a toss-up for me.   There are easily ten more and ten more and ten more. For…

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Beauty and Impact of “Hello”

OK…I will admit that much to the chagrin, I’m certain, of my childhood family and others, I do enjoy country music.  Kenny Chesney’s song, “You Had Me From Hello” is one I never tire of.  He sings as the recipient; I “sing” about what happens when I am the giver of the word. As I…

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