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What Helped You Blossom Last Time?

I recently dreamed I was unpacking boxes after moving to a new house. I was devastated! I love my current home, and in my dream I didn’t get to say good-bye. Suddenly I was ripped away and had to start living a whole new life. It happened so fast, I was left reeling. No preparation, no closure, no time to […]

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Blossoming When You Don’t Fit In

I got booted out of my book club for bad behavior. Okay, I wasn’t actually booted out – I chose to leave. And my behavior couldn’t have been THAT bad because not everyone noticed it. But, it was definitely a book club. And I definitely offended at least two of the women. The details aren’t relevant (though they are juicy!). […]


Squeeze Us, Jesus – A New Christian Blog

Ta da! I hereby announce my new Christian blog! Finally, I’m blogging about the one thing that means more to me than anything. It only took me seven years of wandering around the online desert as a blogger. Good thing God is patient. “Squeeze Me, Jesus” is a Christian blog that offers practical tips and encouragement to believers who feel […]

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Putting Parables Into Practice

This is the month I turn 45! What better way for the Adventurous Writer to celebrate than with a new theme for my blogs? I’ve been “Putting Parables Into Practice” since the new year – I find parables, myths, and fables from all over the world, and use them to illustrate insights about life, work, love, health, etc. For instance, […]


A New Quips and Tips eBook, and a New Quips and Tips Blog

My newest “Quips and Tips” ebook is always my favorite, which means 80 Ways to Say “I Love You” has top billing right now! I’ve written four “Quips and Tips” ebooks — two on love and relationships, and two on writing and blogging. Like my “Quips and Tips” blogs, my ebooks are practical, helpful, tips-based guides to achieving goals and moving forward in life. […]

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