NOTE FROM ELIZABETH: Every Heartspoken Life is unique, and it has been my honor to meet many smart, interesting, caring, generous women and men through my online activities who exemplify the Heartspoken Life in their own way. Today’s guest, Sue Painter, is one of them. She and I are among those folks who have had […]
Heartspoken words will never fail you
The latest from Heartspoken’s blog:
Author: Sue Monk KiddPublished 20205 stars There were so many marvelous layers to this book! First, it is a fascinating and well-researched story based on the premise that for ten years before his ministry, Jesus had a wife named Ana and she was both a writer and a feminist of her time. Viewing the life […]
“What we have here is failure to communicate!” The famous movie line from Cool Hand Luke was spoken facetiously by the Captain, a prison warden, to Luke, the young prisoner played by Paul Newman. Perhaps one of the reasons it has stayed so deeply ingrained in our cultural lore is because the failure to communicate is […]
My writing friend Joy Newswanger dislikes the term “social distancing,” and I agree with her. What we’re doing to protect ourselves and our communities is physical distancing, not social distancing. In some ways, we’re connecting socially more than ever before. John and I are trying to call or email or write friends and family to […]
Discover the impact and joy of personal, handwritten notes and letters
It’s not often I read an article/essay and get excited by the pure pleasure of the way the words are put together. That was my happy experience this morning in reading Shawn MacKenzie’s amazing contribution entitled “You Are Your Words” to Karen R. Sanderson’s “Words, Words, Words Week” on her Word Shark blog. Every paragraph, it […]
Digital technologies have given a whole new meaning to the word Connection. My guest, Connection Messenger* Annette Petrick has embraced many of these as much as I have, but in this 90-second episode, she offers a gentle reminder of some old-fashioned connection tools that will never go out style. All these intricate, modern communication devices. […]
Calling all parents and grandparents! At the risk of stating the obvious, children are not born knowing how to write personal handwritten notes, much less why or when they should think about writing them. Once considered an essential skill by men and women alike—and a treasure trove of vital information and insight into the past […]
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