Things Your Favorite Authors Reveal About You

Could you be open to the idea you have much in common with your favorite authors? One day I wondered why I like the authors I do. Diving deeper into their work, the mystery was solved, the revelations intriguing. Dr. Seuss, Mother Goose, Winnie-the-Pooh — my favorite authors, characters, storytellers. Dr Seuss: mastered the art … Continue reading Things Your Favorite Authors Reveal About You

How to Practice Fulfillment – Your Soul’s True Longing

Life is a game of fulfilling your soul by passing the torch of inspiration on. To win, you must play from a place of confidence not dependency. Fulfillment (noun): Oxford Dictionary                the achievement of something desired, promised or predicted;                to complete a process I love to create, do and share things that inspire people to … Continue reading How to Practice Fulfillment – Your Soul’s True Longing

You Can Receive Answers to Life’s Questions Quite Regularly if You’re Open to Where They Come From

They’re in the spiritual cloud - but your app (mind) has to be open There’s probably at least a million times during the course of our day where we ponder a question in our mind or ask one out loud. But we don’t often think about where the answers come from. They show up. And … Continue reading You Can Receive Answers to Life’s Questions Quite Regularly if You’re Open to Where They Come From

How Categories (almost) Stifled a Writer’s Creativity and Dreams

Writers are a resilient bunch of screwballs. We don’t give up. Eva. * * * * * The advent of blogs . . . . . . was an incredible asset to the world of writing and writers themselves. Whether it was a place to highlight your hobby of voicing your opinion of movies, sharing … Continue reading How Categories (almost) Stifled a Writer’s Creativity and Dreams

Anna Tsui’s “Shadow Magic” Illuminates How the Strength of Your Inner Dark Side Creates Success

Book Title: Shadow Magic: Turn Your Fear Into Fuel and Create a Prosperous Coaching Business Author: Anna Tsui Publisher: Tonic Books Pages: 136 (2477KB) ASIN: B07RKL3QVS Published: May 4, 2019 (Available at Amazon Kindle) Every entrepreneur has a professional goal. Some prosper. Some flounder. All struggle with the keys to success. And if you find … Continue reading Anna Tsui’s “Shadow Magic” Illuminates How the Strength of Your Inner Dark Side Creates Success

Opinion writing vs. blowing off steam

Everybody has an opinion. Everybody. And everybody is voicing them. Print, online and on air; written, visual and audible, there is no escaping the myriad of mediums available to share our views. From social media musings of our chia tea at the local café to award-winning opinion writing, everyone is opining. Yet, let us not … Continue reading Opinion writing vs. blowing off steam

Oh, no! #NSNC18 Cincinnati – what happened?

There I was, Cincinnati, all dressed up and nowhere to go. Well, I had somewhere to go but then suddenly didn’t. It happens to the best of us so I don’t take being suddenly slighted personally. I do dare say, however, I look fashionably spiffy in my new duds standing here stood up. It all … Continue reading Oh, no! #NSNC18 Cincinnati – what happened?

Does ‘Aspiring’ count as a columnist style?

Today is National Society of Newspaper Columnists’ Day. I am a member. Nationwide, columnists share signage proclaiming their column style in honor of Ernie Pyle, the greatest columnist of all time. I’m in. I think. I stopped. Pondered. I am a . . . Hmm? Confused, I contacted my counsellor. Luckily, there was an opening, … Continue reading Does ‘Aspiring’ count as a columnist style?

Jimmy Wayne’s “Walk To Beautiful” Will Stop You in Your Tracks and Hopefully Inspire You to Help Make a Difference – Book Review

Walk to Beautiful, an inspirational autobiography by Jimmy Wayne, the homeless kid turned country music singer/songwriter/star who stands in integrity on his country music platform pitching prophetic lyrics in an effort to effect lives and laws regarding foster youth of America, was released on October 7, 2014 by W Publishing Group, an imprint of Thomas … Continue reading Jimmy Wayne’s “Walk To Beautiful” Will Stop You in Your Tracks and Hopefully Inspire You to Help Make a Difference – Book Review

Josh Turner’s “Man Stuff” is a Delightful Book of Revelations and Inspirations – Book Review

(Book Review Originally Published on May 13, 2014 at My Little Shangri-La Blog) Don’t judge a book by its title, especially Josh Turner’s recently released “Man Stuff: Thoughts on Faith, Family and Fatherhood”. The title is slightly misleading but the wisdom is not. This little book is big on revelations, inspirations and a side of … Continue reading Josh Turner’s “Man Stuff” is a Delightful Book of Revelations and Inspirations – Book Review