A book that delivers on its promise This book really delivers on the promise of its subtitle. I found it both inspiring and practical, and that’s a combination hard to achieve. Simply Enough: Create space for what matters is a fresh and important contribution to today’s popular conversations about simple living and decluttering. Instead of […]
Heartspoken words will never fail you
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Even if I hadn’t been paying attention to the calendar, the weather here in the Shenandoah Valley this week has loudly proclaimed the arrival of Fall. When I saw the thermometer’s 45 degrees yesterday morning, I donned a jacket to walk up the driveway to get the newspaper. The air was clear, cool, and invigorating. […]
My favorite tool for connecting with others is the personal handwritten note. I get so much pleasure out of receiving one myself, it makes me happy to think a note from me might give equal pleasure when it’s pulled out of my recipient’s mailbox. If this subject interests you too, I invite you to join my Facebook […]
Discover the impact and joy of personal, handwritten notes and letters
Welcome to today’s guest blogger, David Curry, who has generously given me permission to re-post this article he wrote for his own blog on 12/08/11 at Rescue Mission. It’s another perspective on the importance of personal notes as an effective connection tool. I love that he describes the habit of personal notewriting to be one […]
Once asked what action he would recommend if a person were to feel a nervous breakdown coming on, famed American psychiatrist Karl Menninger (1893-1990) replied: “Lock up your house, go across the railroad tracks, and find someone in need and do something for him.” One more reason to write personal notes! Over time, I’ve shared […]
John Hancock remembered John Hancock, one of the original signers of the Declaration of Independence, is known primarily for his fancy signature on the document. National Handwriting Day is celebrated each year on January 23, Hancock’s birthday. The day was founded in 1977 by the Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association (WIMA) to celebrate the pleasure and […]