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Archive for February 2019

When Did “Feel Good” Become An Insult?

Did you stay up to see the Academy Awards on Sunday? The Academy Awards show is often a yawner. It’s so much fun to see the gorgeous clothes, the familiar faces, the bright lights and sometimes, the hosts. But it’s also unbearably long, so this year we planned not to watch. Of course we turned…

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Sunday Inspiration: Gratitude

“Gratitude is the beginning of civility, of decency and goodness, of a recognition that we cannot afford to be arrogant. We should walk with the knowledge that we will need help every step of the way.” -Gordon B. Hinckley    

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Hold Back the Night

Hold Back the Night is now enjoying a new home at your favorite online bookstore. Well, okay, that’s not quite true. So far we still haven’t been able to get the book up at iBooks. Days of hard work, and there’s always a new issue. And Google Play’s still hiding behind a bush and making…

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Sunday Inspiration: Soulmate

                          “A soulmate should be a person who challenges you to be the best version of yourself, encourages you to live your dreams, tells you when you’re wrong, holds you accountable and reminds you who you are when you’ve forgotten.” — For Goods…

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A Conversation With the Fabulous Jayne Ann Krentz: Part Two

Last week I began a conversation here with author Jayne Ann Krentz, aka Amanda Quick, aka Jayne Castle. Jayne and I knew we’d be gabby. Writers always are when they’re talking to other writers about their books, careers, and writing styles. So we knew right away we’d need to extend our conversation to this week. …

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Sunday Inspiration: Peace in the World

“If we want there to be peace in the world, we have to be brave enough to soften what is rigid in our hearts, to find the soft spot and stay with it. We have to have that kind of courage and take that kind of responsibility. That’s the true practice of peace.” -Pema Chodron

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Announcing Our February 2019 Reading Challenge Selection

Are you doing the 2019 Reading Challenge with us but aren’t participating in our Facebook Group? It’s time for our next selection. The category for February is: A book you’ve always wanted to read and haven’t gotten around to.  If the Reading Challenge is new to you? You can find out more about it here. The discussion…

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