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Accomplishment Shuts Down Self-Doubt

Outside, it’s frigid, but inside I’m snuggly warm basking in satisfaction, gratification, and anticipation. Combined, they’re increased confidence, which fuels my enthusiasm. The basic ingredients for all this are trying, doing, and accomplishing. Last week, I used the new series’ … Continue reading

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When She Was Gone

“Who can I be? I can be me.” So simple a phrase, full of hopes, full of dreams and possibilities. What, in the end, would that mean? It’d mean an honest life, rich with gratitude, being remembered, not for anger, … Continue reading

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Peace

May peace find those I’ve lost, those I’ve loved, those I long to hold. May peace find friends, acquaintances, those with whom I don’t get along. May there be peace for one and all so this world we leave our … Continue reading

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The Privilege of Giving

And so the year draws to an end and nature becomes a quieter place. As I draft this post it’s the Winter Solstice here in the Northern Hemisphere and it’s snowing. The countermelodies are the holidays and shopping mania, even … Continue reading

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#NaNoWriMo Week 4 – Thankful

Sometimes the stars align. That alone is reason for me to be thankful. Two novels. Two months. I’m tired, I’m weary, and still enthused, still grateful for my creativity. Yes, stars will align on November 25th 2021, the day I … Continue reading

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In Thanks For Every Tear

Yes, it’s an odd title for the final post of a horrific year. Yet, for me, it brings to mind what I’ll most remember about this year beyond the death and suffering. It’s what I’ll come away treasuring on the … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of 10K Writing Challenge Gratitude

On December 21st I participated in the #10kWritingChallenge with four other writers and came away with a bit of a surprise that had nothing to do with numbers… First, though, the project. I’d already begun what I’d thought was novelette, … Continue reading

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