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Honouring Smokey

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The maxim drummed in my ear, a refrain that was indefensible. Over and over it revved in my brain, Once is a mistake. Twice is a pattern. Three times is a habit. And over and over I wondered why I … Continue reading

Is Wait a Heavy Load?

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Usually when a person waits for another it implies that he/she is at standstill. At rest. She ceases to move for the other individual is the one in action. He lingers while the other catches up.  The familiar, often-quoted verse … Continue reading

Sautéed Kale, Anyone?

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When the graphic designer of my new picture book, L’alphabet à la ferme, sent me pictures to choose for the k word, I honestly did not know which picture of kale was  more suitable. I had zero knowledge of kale. … Continue reading

Waiting for Tomorrow’s Miracle

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When Jesus was laid dead and cold, finished in the tomb, no one imagined that He would defy the impossible. Guards were posted to secure His body from being stolen. Measures were taken to defy what He had said, “After … Continue reading

Move That Dream – Insight #9

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Insight: A handful of people, a small minority with the right connections, get placed at the top. For those of us who have no connections, merit must get us to the top, and we must do our homework in order … Continue reading

Review of DEAR DEB by Margaret Terry

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Margaret Terry writes with transparency that is compelling. Her letters in “Dear Deb” are an unfolding of her life, more of an autobiography, told in short chapters and not necessarily in chronological order. As she sets out to support an … Continue reading

Time Management #7 -Conclusion- STRIKETHROUGH TO BREAKTHROUGH

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Recap of the series: 1. You can learn to manage time. Reflect on things you have done (which at first you were doubtful you could achieve) and let them motivate you can make similar successful strides towards effective time management. … Continue reading

Time Management #6 STRIKETHROUGH TO BREAKTHROUGH

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INVEST TIME I was a pre-teen when I began to tithe 10% of my meagre allowance, but happily, I started to tutor at age fourteen and my “income” increased and so did my tithe. My mother was convinced that we … Continue reading

Time Management #5 – A New Trajectory? STRIKETHROUGH TO BREAKTHROUGH

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A NEW TRAJECTORY? Branching out in another area that you had not planned may be just what you ought to be doing. But only you can determine if that trajectory is worth your time, if it is what you ought … Continue reading

Time Management #4 STRIKETHROUGH TO BREAKTHROUGH

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When Changes in Life Requires Re-prioritizing I wrote full time from February 2012-May 2014 and the majority of those manuscripts became published works. Then from June 2014 up to early April 2015, I returned to an employer to cover a … Continue reading