Nourishing my Soul With Writing

With the study of my intentions this season, I have realized how I have let soulful creativity go to the wayside. Pleasure and peaceful soul nourishment comes to me through writing. One of my favorite coaching questions to ask my clients is: Name one thing you do that leads you to forget about time, environment, your…

8 Things That I’ve Learned From A Blogging Challenge

I am at the middle point of the Indie Business Blog Your Brand Challenge. I will admit, there were nights when I thought I was too tired or too busy to stick with the blog ballgame. I am determined to cross the finish line. Officially, this my 954’st blog post. I am an oldie blogger,…

You Want to Write, But You Think You Can’t

So, you love to write, yet you think you can’t? Of course you can! For starters, you enjoy or long to express yourself on paper. Right? You may keep journals, and you may find writing to be therapeutic. Writing has become one of your “happy places” in life. If you have nodded your head “yes” to some of this, you…

30 Days of Blogging

I am participating in the  Indie Business Network Blog Your Brand Challenge. This means I committed to publishing a blog post, one a day, for thirty days. Luckily, I own three blogs so I can spread out some of the topics that I will be writing about. To be crystal clear here, I panicked after I typed the challenge…

Yellowed Pages

It is true, our nose cannot detect what our heart is moved by. When I open this yellowed book and bury my face into the pages I breathe in the scent of an abundance of words, history, and the center of my being calls out don’t let it go away. An old yellow book —…

Your Creative Sandbox

It is your sandbox. Play in it. What do you own that nobody can take away? Your thoughts and creativity. Do you yearn for others to stop and share in your passions…to keep you on track? Does this cause you hesitation in your personal pursuits? Feel the sun on your back. Feel the freedom in…

Some – Overused and Non-Descriptive

Dear Writing Friends, You may be the only the only people on this planet that understand this crazy (but fun) focus on written words! The word that currently has my attention is some: “I went to the store and bought some ice cream.” “I saw that you have some books on display.” “I read some…

The Art and Craft of Journaling

When I first learned sentence structure I began writing journals. To this day, I continue to pick up the pen and partake in journaling. The first reason is because I love to write, and I do not want to lose the thoughts that are most important to me. I often meditate in prayer, and on…

Get Out of the Clouds – Solidify Those Words

I walked through a large portion of my life with the desire to leave a soft spot for people to associate with. I, in person, was a landing-place. My high school year books, filled with student signatures, held a common theme, “Such a nice (sweet) girl.” I believe being loving and gentle has its place…

Writing Lessons from a Dog

I know, buddy, at times I do not want to do it either. I have a writing table pal. He does not say much, but he teaches me plenty. He is consistent, dedicated and even-keeled. His moods do not change by the barometer. All of these things he shares with me, plus he gives me…