Over the past five years, I’ve immersed myself in the writing world as much as I can. If I didn’t have kids and a day job (that doesn’t involve writing), I’m sure I’d be able to surround myself with even more of the writing life. But I do what I can. And part of that … Read More
There’s a beautiful saying (possibly lyric?) over at Tumblr that Reyna Biddy wrote. It has to do with learning to walk away, to let go when you know it’s time. I’ll let her do the talking, but you have to make the jump here to see it. Happy Sunday!
Sometimes you just need to talk about something—not to get sympathy or help, but just to kill its power by allowing the truth of things to hit the air. ~Karen Salmansohn
Yesterday, I informed my four children that I am not against Republicans. After all, I want to raise them to make up their own mind, and to figure out what they believe in, after accessing the facts. “I was raised by Republicans,” I said. “I have voted for Republicans. While I do tend to lean … Read More
For the past three years, I’ve begun the first day of January with a set of words that mean something to me. In 2014, the words spoke about goals; in 2015, they talked about how each person you meet has a role in your life; last year, the words spoke of the fact that your … Read More
Do not think of knocking out another person’s brains because he differs in opinion from you. It would be as rational to knock yourself on the head because you differ from yourself ten years ago. ~Horace Mann
Sometimes, the fewer words the better. Let’s ruminate on that thought for this weekend.