• Updates
    Journal,  Writing

    Progress Update

    Oh my gosh, guys, things have been one whirlwind of a mess after another. Nothing has gone as planned and progress has slowed, but sometimes you just have to roll with the punches. Here is an update of what I’ve been dealing with: I sent out my manuscript to some beta readers and frankly, the feedback wasn’t good. Many stopped reading all together. My dad ended up in the ICU to the point where he had to have someone with him whenever he left the house (and to be honest, I went over there to check on him even when he didn’t leave) my kids and I walked with him…

  • Journal,  Writing

    Our Traditions… What are yours?

    Traditions Traditions are everywhere during the holidays and we are no exception. Though some may find our traditions silly or unique, they are ours and we will continue them for years to come; passing them to our children and our children’s children. What Are They? Well, I’ve touched on this as well as reasons for and the importance of traditions in another post you can find HERE. Today I want to tell you about a few we have in our family and I would love, love, LOVE to hear some of yours so comment below or send me a message!! Reason For Our Traditions Honestly, some of our traditions started…

  • Inspirational,  Journal

    Self Faith

    Self Faith Has anyone ever said to you, “Have Faith . . . “? “Have faith, you will see this through.” “Have faith, you can do anything you put your mind too.” “Have faith, you are doing a great job!” Faith: a belief, confidence or trust in a person, object, religion, idea or view despite the absence of truth. Synonyms:  hope, trust, belief Now that we have the definition out of the way. I would like to talk about self faith. The faith someone has in themselves. There are many people who have faith in themselves, but if you are anything like me; having faith in yourself can come as…