I hate New Year’s resolutions. I really do. I don’t like setting myself up for failure, and I can’t think of a New Year’s resolution I’ve ever kept for the whole month, much less a whole year. But my friend, Lee Scharf, inspired me recently when she reminded me there is power in intention. And […]
We can’t go back, but we can begin again. We can’t undo our mistakes, but we can learn from them. Holy Scripture—as well as words of wisdom from philosophers and theologians through the ages—remind us we all hav, deep within us, the power to change direction and start anew. Take a deep breath, and choose […]
This is the final message to the Faithful Writers group before I pass the leadership baton over to The Rev. Teddy Asiel at the end of 2019. December 31, 2019 Hello, Faithful Writers, I know last month’s newsletter was to be my last issue of Faithful Writers Toolkit, but I had to pop back into […]
Heartspoken’s official Faithful Writers Facebook group and the “Faithful Writers Toolkit” newsletter are no longer active as of January 1, 2020, but you can find posts and archived newsletters HERE. The Facebook group will also be archived so current members can still access the resources posted by me or members in the Facebook group throughout […]
Sometimes a song, such as the one beautifully performed here by Celtic Thunder’s Paul Byrom, is all you need to capture the beauty and joy of this holy season. Enjoy and I send Christmas blessings to you and yours.
Encouragement for Faithful Writers everywhere. Please share with your writing friends by forwarding this post. (Reading time: under five minutes) November 30, 2019 Hi, Faithful Writer, The only writing commitment I have made between now and the end of the year is to write one sentence a day in addition to all the holiday cards […]
Compass Points is my monthly letter to share and celebrate our #HeartspokenLife. Reading time: under 5 minutes. November 23, 2019 It’s almost Thanksgiving! I’m trying to catch my breath and enter the holiday season filled with gratitude, peace, and equanimity, but honestly, life is conspiring against me. Of course, I’m grateful for so many blessings, […]
Anyone who is serious about understanding themselves had better get a handle on their relationship with money. This free e-course can show you how…just in time for your holiday spending. Our attitudes about money are usually formed quite early in our lives, and far too often, we operate on those initial ingrained thoughts and assumptions […]