Fear

With the latest video post that I put on my Facebook page, and with the previous blog post, Funny Story, I got to thinking about fear. Specifically, how fear affects our lives every day and the smallest situations. I think that this includes more than just refusing to get out of our comfort zone, but rather it … Continue reading Fear

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Sharing Saturday: HMDillard Book Club, March Choices!

March is nearly here! Not only does that mean the impending approach of spring, Easter, and all things new, it also means two new titles to read! This month in HMDillard Online Book Club (Click here to visit) we will crack open two that have been around for a while. One I have not read, but … Continue reading Sharing Saturday: HMDillard Book Club, March Choices!

Courage = Stepping Beyond Fear (part 2 of a series)

Last week I talked about vulnerability, essentially admitting that I am struggling. Believe it or not, that is SUPER hard for me to do. Everything around me doesn't have to remain perfect all the time, but I do like to feel that I'm right, or at least, not feel like I'm dumb. I know, not … Continue reading Courage = Stepping Beyond Fear (part 2 of a series)

Courage = Vulnerability (Part 1 of a series)

It takes courage to be vulnerable. What??? You heard me right. Vulnerability. This is what I have been struggling with lately. Only I didn't realize it fully until about two days ago. Recently I started a Bible study with a small group of girls around my age. At our last meeting, the leader and I … Continue reading Courage = Vulnerability (Part 1 of a series)

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone: Reading Out Loud

I read my own written work out loud. Sounds like something really easy, but this is a story that I have written. I've heard that one of the tricks to writing is to read it out loud. Supposedly it is a good trick to catch mistakes that you don't notice when you read it in … Continue reading Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone: Reading Out Loud

It’s the Little Things!: Moments

#moments Stop for a minute and think of a happy, funny, or momentous time in your life. Can you think of it?  I wanted to see from other people's points of view, not just my own, so I hashtagged (yes, made this into a verb!) the word "moments" just to see what came up. You … Continue reading It’s the Little Things!: Moments

Writing for More: Journaling, Blogging, Encouraging

What do I hope to accomplish from this blog? I've gone over and over this question for the last several weeks, especially since publishing my book and realize something: I really do enjoy writing, and I want to keep writing! In my mind I am not the best writer, but I've begun to realize that this … Continue reading Writing for More: Journaling, Blogging, Encouraging