Personal, Religious, Spiritual Journey Thursday, writing

Look both ways before proceeding (Spiritual Journey First Thursday)

January 2018 seems like just yesterday in some ways—and like a long time ago in others. As I look back and ahead, here in the middle of the year, I see several trends. FOCUS My one-little-word for 2018 is FOCUS. I began to put that word into action early in the year by cutting out… Continue reading Look both ways before proceeding (Spiritual Journey First Thursday)

Book Reviews, Non-fiction

Next Step (review)

Next Step - How to Start Living Intentionally and Discover What God Really Wants for Your Life by Timothy K. Lynn My rating: 4 of 5 stars Next Step is a guidebook/workbook designed to help people evaluate their lives and plot a course for the future. In brief chapters businessman Timothy K. Lynn leads readers… Continue reading Next Step (review)

Personal, Writing Life

My (penciled) writing goals for 2014

Can you believe we're almost halfway through January! By now those wonderful New Year's Resolutions have been tested, perhaps broken (if you made any). And what about writing goals? I always start the year full of bubbly optimism. The year is new. It's a clean page. I can begin again. The possibilities are endless. Writing… Continue reading My (penciled) writing goals for 2014

Book Reviews, Non-fiction

Reimagine Your Retirement (review)

Reimagine Your Retirement: How to Live Life to Its Fullest and Leave a Lasting Legacy by Joyce y Li My rating: 5 of 5 stars How do you view your retirement? As a time of relaxation and indulgence? As a dreaded time of uselessness and idleness? Or as an opportunity to rediscover your passions and… Continue reading Reimagine Your Retirement (review)

Book Reviews, Non-fiction

20,000 Days and Counting – Robert D. Smith (review)

Around the time Robert D. Smith had lived his 20,000th day, he took two of the next 20,000 (or however many he has left) to plan how he would spend the rest of his life. In his book 20,000 Days and Counting: The Crash Course for Mastering Your Life Right Now, he divulges what he… Continue reading 20,000 Days and Counting – Robert D. Smith (review)