July 2016

My Word of the Week: Beginner

On Saturday, I finally took the growing collection of bags and boxes to Goodwill, reorganized the things we planned to keep, and cleared a space where I could set up a card table and chair as a work station for myself. Then, I pulled out my mom’s old sewing machine — the one she gave me last fall and had been ignoring since — and set to work learning to sew. Read more

Your Mind Is a Great Thing to Change

This week, I received an email from a blogger and writing coach who regularly encourages writers to excel in their calling. I found her about a year ago, and enjoyed the many articles and resources she provided. This latest message, though, was a goodbye letter. She was taking a break, indefinitely, from her work. Read more