• Advice
    Inspirational,  Journal,  Writing

    Alphabetical Advice

    In the spirit of the new school year, I thought I would do something a little different. Everyone, writers and authors alike, need a little encouragement from time to time and I thought I would provide you with it alphabetically!! so here goes… Advice Have you ever sat at a computer and researched a topic, written all the words; or tried to discover the perfect system for your situation until your eyeballs want to fall out of your head? I’m sure we all have, but you don’t want to bring others into your problems? Perhaps you’re like me and hate asking for help, or you feel you could do it…

  • Characters as Heroes
    Journal,  Writing

    Characters as Heroes

    When we think of heroes, we have two versions that come to mind… those created by amazingly creative people and those in real life that you may or may not see on TV, Facebook, etc. Where We Get Our Ideas Of Heroes Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay When we look back at our history, we see a lot of mythology, journals from explorers, and even written within the Bible pertaining to heroes and what they were like. Those stories paved the way for the hero to come to life in many ways. As the years have passed, heroes have evolved, grown and become more human, sharing their thoughts, pain and…

  • Inspirational,  Journal,  Writing

    What It Takes to Be a Hero

    The word hero means many things to many people. When we were children a hero could have been those you saw on television with supernatural power (or really cool gadgets). Always saving the day, they encourage us to strive to be better than we are. But what about real heroes? If you had to give the meaning or example of a hero without using a fictional character. What/who would you say is an example? Image by Imagine_Images from Pixabay The Difference Between a Hero and a Champion These two words are most often used interchangeably, but I’ve found that there is a very real difference to them. A champion is…

  • Harmony
    Inspirational,  Journal

    Harmony

    Harmony, the thing we strive for, but rarely achieve. We may get glimpses of it, but then it slips through our grasp as everything falls apart around us. Of course, we won’t always have harmony in all things, but there may be some things we can do to create a closer relationship to harmony. Before we get into that, let’s take a look at what harmony is… Dictionary ¬†agreement; accord; harmonious relations. a consistent, orderly, or pleasing arrangement of parts; congruity. Music . any simultaneous combination of tones. the simultaneous combination of tones, especially when blended into chords pleasing to the ear; chordal structure, as distinguished from melody and rhythm.…

  • Inspirational,  Writing

    Affection

    Affection like love is another word that is associated with this time of month, though I believe the two to be very different. But before we get into the details of that let’s get our definitions in. Wiki The act of affecting or acting upon The state of being affected An attribution; a quality or property; a condition An emotion; a feeling or natural impulse acting upon & swaying the mind Dictionary A gentle feeling of fondness or liking The act or process of affecting or being affected Differences Affection in all its wonder is sometimes, if not all of the time used interchangeably with love. Though they do have…