Be Yourself! A Journal for Catholic Girls {Book Review & Giveaway!}

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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”

A Renewed Commitment to Writing for the New Year

The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals. Melody Beattie Most of the writing that I do, you do not see. Even when I don’t update this blog nearly as much as I need or want to, IContinue reading “A Renewed Commitment to Writing for the New Year”

Thank You Poetry, I Owe it All to You

Always be a poet, even in prose.  ~Charles Baudelaire, “My Heart Laid Bare,”Intimate Journals, 1864 Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.  ~Plato, Ion The smell of ink is intoxicating to me — others may have wine, but I have poetry. ~Terri Guillemets   Barely visible to any unassuming pair of eyes, a dusty collection ofContinue reading “Thank You Poetry, I Owe it All to You”