Encouragement, Faith, Inspiration, life lessons

How To Live Before You Die

  The last week was a blur. I attended the Association of Writing Professionals (AWP) 43rd conference at the Los Angeles Convention Center with three of my writing group sisters. The week of 'conferencing' was a good one, inspiring and fun, but when I say conference I mean a 12,000 peopled flow of writers, editors,… Continue reading How To Live Before You Die

Family, Inspiration, Parenting, Strong Women

The Pope and My Mother

I'm not a Catholic anymore, but like millions of people, I watched Pope Francis' visit to Washington D.C and the other parts of America. Since the day he became Pope, I admired his Christian demeanor and his actions above rhetoric. His compassion for the homeless, the children, and immigrants reminded me of a lesson my… Continue reading The Pope and My Mother