Thoughts on Journal Writing

“The pages afforded glimpses into my soul where I’d hidden it, behind masks of paper and ink.” ― Rachel L. Schade, Silent Kingdom The greatest cure I have found to my own writer’s block is diligently keeping a personal journal. Some days, if my fingers won’t willingly dance across the keys of my laptop, IContinue reading “Thoughts on Journal Writing”

Motherhood and Finding the Time to Write and Create

“…there is nothing you can buy, achieve, own, or rent that can fill up that hunger inside for a sense of fulfillment and wonder. But the good news is that creative expression, whether that means writing, dancing, bird-watching, or cooking, can give a person almost everything that he or she has been searching for: enlivenment,Continue reading “Motherhood and Finding the Time to Write and Create”

Joy: It’s Your Choice

“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.” ― Jalaluddin Rumi This blog post has been a long time coming–a year in the making, actually. The time away has been spent on rest and rejuvenation, intense personal renewal and reflection, an invaluable year spent refining myself in aContinue reading “Joy: It’s Your Choice”

Born to Write

“If a story is in you, it has to come out.” ~ William Faulkner Remember my little blog post last week about setting and keeping writing resolutions for the new year? Well, 2015 got off to a rough start. A family member was in the hospital. Wicked weather caused us to have two snow daysContinue reading “Born to Write”