All Blog Posts Tagged 'life' (357)

Thought for the Day

Today's quote comes from Drew Myron's poem "Break" in her collection "Thin Skin":

http://writingwithoutpaper.blogspot.com/2014/10/thought-for-day_26.html

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 26, 2014 at 9:55am — No Comments

Hello? Is anyone there?

I asked myself this morning what I am doing with my life?  So far, I haven't gotten an answer back yet. 

I asked myself if I was happy.  For me that's a pretty easy one, "yes". 

But being happy, isn't the same as knowing what you are doing.  Is it? 

Going over the checklist of a so called successful life, I'm looking pretty good. 

Nice house, check.  Good, kind, faithful, nice looking husband, check.  Successful, not in trouble kids, check. No health…

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Added by Margaret M on October 22, 2014 at 3:31am — No Comments

Experience Required: Be All the People You Can Be

(Originally posted on bloom-site.com, an excellent literary site featuring authors who first published over the age of 40. As they say, "Late" according to whom? )

In my grandparents’ dining room in a suburb of Boston, there was a shelf devoted…

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Added by Anjali Mitter Duva on October 19, 2014 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

I'm All I've Got....And That's PLENTY!

[I just started blogging for the wonderful site/cause, I AM THAT GIRL. Below is an excerpt of my first blog post]

I had a revelation last night while I was in the bathroom (where, funnily enough, happens to be the room where I receive many of my spiritual “aha” moments). I was brushing my teeth while imagining Oprah was interviewing me on her Super Soul Sunday, as I often do. This time Oprah was asking me about love and how I knew it was time to let myself receive long-lasting love…

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Added by Brianne Hogan on October 14, 2014 at 8:40am — 3 Comments

A Positive Mindset is a Must

Added by Stephanie Lahart on October 10, 2014 at 12:06am — No Comments

Getting Over Fear

Added by Stephanie Lahart on October 9, 2014 at 11:20am — No Comments

Stephen Jenkinson's 'The Meaning of Death'

I've posted Stephen Jenkinson's 'The Meaning of Death', a beautifully expressed meditation by the teacher, author, and storyteller who conducts many projects involving care of the dying.

http://writingwithoutpaper.blogspot.com/2014/10/stephen-jenkinsons-meaning-of-death.html

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 8, 2014 at 8:12am — No Comments

On Laura Boggess's 'Playdates with God'

Posted review of Laura Boggess's new book "Playdates with God":

http://writingwithoutpaper.blogspot.com/2014/10/on-laura-boggesss-playdates-with-god.html

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 7, 2014 at 6:22am — No Comments

Thought for the Day

Posted Thought for the Day, quote from poet Carl Phillips's 'The Art of Daring: Risk, Restlessness, Imagination', part of Graywolf Press's 'The Art of' series on the craft of writing.

http://writingwithoutpaper.blogspot.com/2014/10/thought-for-day_5.html

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 5, 2014 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Letting Go of the Past

Added by Stephanie Lahart on October 3, 2014 at 1:20am — No Comments

Positive and Encouraging Words

Added by Stephanie Lahart on October 3, 2014 at 12:17am — No Comments

Encouraging Words for Today

Added by Stephanie Lahart on October 3, 2014 at 12:12am — No Comments

Inspirational and Motivational Quote

Added by Stephanie Lahart on October 1, 2014 at 11:11pm — No Comments

Love Quote by author Stephanie Lahart

Added by Stephanie Lahart on September 25, 2014 at 10:15am — No Comments

Food-for-Thought

Added by Stephanie Lahart on September 23, 2014 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Thought for the Day

Posted Thought for the Day, a Gail Caldwell quote from her 2010 memoir 'Let's Take the Long Way Home':

http://writingwithoutpaper.blogspot.com/2014/09/thought-for-day_21.html

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on September 21, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Busted (Poem)

Posted new poem, "Busted":

http://writingwithoutpaper.blogspot.com/2014/09/busted-poem.html

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on September 16, 2014 at 6:53am — No Comments

Monday Muse: James Baldwin Events

Posted Monday Muse, a look at events in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the birth of write James Baldwin:

http://writingwithoutpaper.blogspot.com/2014/09/monday-muse-james-baldwin-events.html

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on September 1, 2014 at 8:35am — No Comments

They All Fall Down (Poem)

Posted new poem, 'They All Fall Down':

http://writingwithoutpaper.blogspot.com/2014/08/they-all-fall-down-poem.html

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 26, 2014 at 6:52am — No Comments

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