To be human and to be adult means constantly to be in the grip of opposing emotions, to have daily to reconcile apparently conflicting tensions. I want this, but need that. I cherish this, but I adore its opposite too. Stephen Fry This is one of the first things I had fun with as aContinue reading “Opposing Emotions”
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained. Marie Curie Confidence in ourselves. Yes, we hear this a lot. Especially growing up, right. Then we evenContinue reading “A More Enjoyable Challenge”
Step into a scene and let it drip from your fingertips. MJ Bush If there was a way to describe one of the most amazing feelings of the writers life, this would be it, (for me). I wrote a blog post titled “‘Come Upon’ the Right Word” that spoke on divine inspiration. This quote remindsContinue reading “Let It Drip”
You may tell a tale that takes up residence in someone’s soul, becomes their blood and self and purpose. That tale will move them and drive them and who knows that they might do because of it, because of your words. That is your role, your gift. — Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus Imagine the possibilitiesContinue reading “Writing Inspo and More”
The Intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. Albert Einstein Taken from Trust and Inspire by Stephen M.R. Covey Intuitive minds are sacred and the rational part of our minds are meant to serve?Continue reading “Intuitive Mind”
Life without Liberty is like a body without spirit. Liberty without thought is like a disturbed spirit … Life, liberty, and thought — three persons in one substance, eternal, never-ending, and unceasing.“ — Khalil Gibran This quote speaks on the two things I’ve been talking about Freedom and spirit. Part of me struggles with theContinue reading “This Quote Got Me Thinking”
The sky’s the limit. We can all go where we dream to go but we gotta work to get there. Sometimes I find myself hoping that someone is going to step in and do the work for me. But after many years of no one coming to save me, I’ve learned to put in theContinue reading “Michelangelo Once Said”
“Focus more on your desire than on your doubt, and the dream will take care of itself.” Mark Twain I’m intrigued by Twain’s words here. Desire over doubt as writers? What are my desires as a writer? I’m going to think about these things over the next couple days.
“We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.” -William Faulkner https://www.success.com/?p=29495 via @successmagazine The Three Freedoms are your choice. You can choose to grow. You can choose to be heard. You can choose to listen. Not sure what the Three Freedoms are? Check out the links below.