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Use Your Words: Friday, November 13th, 2015

Hello and wishes for a happy Friday to you!Today’s post is a writing challenge. This is how it works: participating bloggers picked 4 – 6 words or short phrases for someone else to craft into a post. All words must be used at least once and all the posts will be unique as each writer has received their own set of words. That’s the challenge, here’s a fun twist; no one who’s participating knows who got their words and in what direction the writer will take them. Until now.At the end of this post you’ll find links to the other blogs featuring this challenge. Check them all out, see what words they got and how they used them. I’m using:   anniversary ~ sleeping ~ forgive ~ rhythm ~ necessities. They were submitted by: Never Ever Give Up Hope  -Thanks Carol!

                        *    *    *The black and white words stare back at me. I read the last page first. I always do, I can't stand surprises, and I'm glad I did. "If there is one take-away message that this book can o…

Give In to Yourself

Being altruistic, having unselfish concern and love for everyone and the world around you is noble, it is kind and magnanimous. Being humble and showing selflessness because you have a social conscience is admirable. Giving grace and helping further our society with humility and humanitarianism is honorable.But it means nothing if you neglect yourself in the process.You can give the world whatever you can but if you do not give yourself a break and realize it is okay to be human and err you will get nowhere.You, yes you, matter. You with your anger and sins matter. You who are too rough on yourself matter. You who can find no redeeming qualities about yourself matter. You who replay your mistakes over and over in your head matter. You who wander and worry matter. You who have no idea who or what you are or are meant for matter.You would not treat the ones you love with the self-deprecation or disgust as you treat yourself. There is no doubt you will fail. You will hurt the ones you lo…

Secret Subject Swap: November 6th, 2015

Hello and Happy Friday to you!!! Welcome to a Secret Subject Swap. This week 15 brave bloggers picked a secret subject for someone else and were assigned a secret subject to interpret in their own style. Today we are all simultaneously divulging our topics and submitting our posts.  Here are links to all the sites now featuring Secret Subject Swap posts.  Sit back, grab a cup, and check them all out. See you there: http://www.BakingInATornado.com                          Baking In A Tornado http://themomisodes.com     The Momisodes http://spatulasonparade.blogspot.com/                  Spatulas on Parade http://sparklyjenn.blogspot.com/       Sparkly Poetic Weirdo http://batteredhope.blogspot.com                       Never Ever Give Up Hope http://thelieberfamily.com                           The Lieber Family Blog http://www.renasworld.com/                               Rena’s World http://dinoheromommy.com/                    Dinosaur Superhero Mommy http://berghamchronicles.blogspot.com/   …