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A Successfully Crappy First Draft!

So I’m taking a writing class for my own fun and interest, and I just had an epiphany about perfectionism in writing. Like many of us, I want my first tangible efforts to be…well…better than actual crap.  I know it won’t be ferpect right out of the gate, but I at least would like to know it is heading […]

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The Very Inspiring Blogger Award!

A very warm and heartfelt thank you to AP from the beautiful The Belief Blog for nominating A Wisdom Within for a Very Inspiring Blogger Award!  Your writing continues to elevate me, and I am grateful for your support. The guidelines for accepting this peer award are as follows: 1   Display the award logo, 2   Link back to the person who nominated you, 3   State 7 things about […]

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Liebster Blog Award!

Thank you to Stand Upon Grace for your gracious nomination of this humble blog!  It is received with heartfelt appreciation. Take a side trip along a scenic gravel road to Wendy’s homestead here: http://standupongrace.wordpress.com/    Refreshments are readily available, for both body and spirit! For information on the enigmatic history of The Liebster Award, click on the medallion above. 5 Random Things […]

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Archetypes: Who Are You?

I just read this amazing book by Caroline Myss, called Archetypes.  These are collective symbols that everyone in the culture understands; patterns, habits, and behaviors that people can all describe.  When we speak in archetypes, we speak in common terms. For example, if I were to say my uncle’s sister’s daughter’s son’s mom is such a martyr, you […]

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Hold Yourself Dearly

Reading Tama Kieves’ writing physically hit me in the chest and knocked my spirit into alignment: Hold yourself dearly.  Here are some excerpts:  Hold yourself dearly.  No one has walked in your shoes but you.  Hold yourself dearly.  This is a practice, a prayer, an amulet and a portal.   …know the gospel of [your] own brilliant nature. …know […]

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