Finding Your Finish Line
Apr22

Finding Your Finish Line

After running what felt like a marathon, I’ve finished my latest rough draft. The words poured out of me for three months like sweat. And, Friday evening I brought the first novel, in a three-book series, to a satisfying close. A few days before my personal deadline, it was as if the finish line came into view and I started sprinting. My fingers felt the burn. The tape I ran through to cross the finish line snapped as I passed...

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Seeing Myself… Clearly?
Feb20

Seeing Myself… Clearly?

If you didn’t know, I’m working on a new book and it has me seeing myself in a new way. Whether I’m checking myself out in the mirror or doing some soul searching in preparation for next week, clarity has always been an issue for me. It’s easier to see myself through the eyes of others. They have a better view, right? Last night, I clicked through a Facebook link to have a quiz guess my age and height based on...

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Hope
Nov23

Hope

hope hōp/ a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen. Hope isn’t a bad thing, in fact, hope can change lives. I recently tattooed ‘Hope’ on my forearm as a reminder of its consistent ability to lift my spirits and motivate me. But there’s a catch. You have to choose who or what you have hope in carefully. During past holidays, I’ve found hope in family, friends, and what the new...

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R.U.S.H.
Oct19

R.U.S.H.

Running a race is all about winning said race, right? I ran in college, but now you couldn’t get me to run if there were a horde of freakishly fast Walking Dead headed in my direction. For the sake of my musings, let’s make the race a metaphor for life. The faster you run, or the more you rush, the sooner you get to the end. Everyone wants the gold medal, but very few are concerned with how they perform during the race....

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