Monthly Archives: May 2020

Got Myths?

I watched a youtube video the other day about some of the most overdone tropes in fantasy literature. The Youtuber was someone who had been in the publishing industry and then decided to become an author, so she is decidedly more of an authority on the subject of what publishers want than I am.

Having said that, what publishers Want and what people Need isn’t always the same sort of story.

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Weekend Coffee Share: Faith Restored

Well hello, my wonderful Coffee Share friends! Come on in, grab you a cup of tea and have a seat. Today we’re drinking green tea with a hint of honey and ginger, or rather I am. There’s coffee pods near the keurig and some iced tea in the fridge. Help yourself!

This week’s coffee share should be shorter than usual since not much happened (not much happens anywhere anymore, it seems), but I can’t wait to give you all the details about what has happened this week!

In other words, it’s probably not shorter than usual… You’ve been warned!

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More Than One Calling

Some of you who have been around for a while might be wondering why, all of a sudden, this blog has taken a much more… preachy isn’t the right word, but it’s the closest… a much more preachy tone of late.

Well, I have been strong in my faith for a while, but it wasn’t until all this CoVid-19 stuff started happening that I had an opportunity to really look at how active a roll my spirituality was taking in my life.

An event happened at the beginning of this whole lockdown/quarantine situation that really gave me some perspective.

And no, the actual quarantine isn’t the event I’m talking about, though it has given me the time to absorb, reflect, and respond in a way that led to this blog reboot.

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A Time of Transformation

Let’s be honest for a moment: There are a lot of us struggling right now. Some are struggling with things like a shift in work dynamics while working from home. Some are struggling because their job no longer exists. Some are struggling because, while their jobs are safe because they are deemed essential, it puts them on the front-lines of this pandemic.

Almost none of us were prepared for this new life, and for most of us, it has us questioning our sense of what is normal.

No matter how you are dealing (or not dealing) with the current situation, one thing is clear: we are definitely in a time of transition, and it seems like we’ve been moving towards this shift for some time now… albeit maybe not in this particular way.

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