From a writing prompt by Poet Jen Harris, from her writing workshop. Her workshops include writing from 3 prompts, for 10 minutes each. The prompt was this: A word search was shown and you were to write an affirmation for yourself using the first 3 words you saw. My three words: Ocean. Freedom. Love. You… Continue reading Ocean. Freedom. Love.
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff “Wisdom, Happiness, and Courage are not waiting somewhere out beyond sight at the end of a straight line; they're part of a continuous cycle that begins right here. They're not only the ending, but the beginning as well.” Sometimes I go to read a book and I… Continue reading Book Review: The Tao of Pooh
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Tuesdays with Morrieby Mitch Albom Accept who you are; and revel in it. As is my preference for books and movies: I didn't know anything at all about this book before I started reading it. I love to get a recommendation from someone I trust and dive in. I can't honestly remember if anyone… Continue reading Book Review: Tuesdays with Morrie
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Secret Life of BeesBy Sue Monk Kidd Someone who thinks death is the scariest thing doesn't know a thing about life. Several years ago, I watched the film which this book inspired. It moved me. As often happens for me, though, the details faded. Here's what I vaguely remembered:Female lead. Strong female cast.… Continue reading Book Review: The Secret Life of Bees
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd Our one true God dwelled inside the Holy of Holies in the Temple at Jerusalem, and I was sure it was impious to speak of a similar place existing inside humans, and worse still to suggest that yearnings inside girls like me had intimations of divinity.… Continue reading Book Review: The Book of Longings