Note from Elizabeth: My guest author today is Laura Fogle, a personal friend and faithful reader. After reading my April Compass Points newsletter (“Life and Death in the Pandemic”), she graciously shared this experience and its spiritual lessons. I was so moved by it and am grateful to her for allowing me to share it […]
Heartspoken words will never fail you
Discover the impact of handwritten notes & letters
The latest from Heartspoken’s blog:
My dear friend, Annette Petrick, founder of Consider This Radio Show blog has given me permission to share her short letter that appeared last month on her website. It contains both encouragement and practical advice for dealing with our life in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic (and a much-appreciated shout-out to my own March […]
Encouraged by our writing group leader, Sarah Kohrs, to try different writing genres, I entered this into a Mountain Courier poetry contest. It was selected to be included in their April 2020 issue for National Poetry Month. The contest theme was “Uniquely Shenandoah.” The Shenandoah Listen to River’s voice from murky depths and restless […]
April 22, 2020. Today is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, an annual celebration that launched the beginning of the environmental movement in 1970 and now is an ongoing reminder revere our island home and remember how important it is to treat it respectfully and responsibly so it can sustain us far into the future. […]
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 […]
Note writing is a powerful arrow in your #HeartspokenLife quiver. I love to write (and receive) personal handwritten notes, and I know their impact can far outweigh the time it takes to pen and mail them. Notes can reframe the world’s negativity Besides traditional note writing (e.g., thank you notes, sympathy notes), you can also […]
Introducing Connection Messenger, Jason F. Wright How cool is it to be Facebook friends with New York Times bestselling author Jason Wright…cooler yet that he lives right down the road (by country standards) and is an active part of our community here in Shenandoah County! Jason is a quintessential Connection Messenger. He believes in the […]
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“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince