Tag Archives: life

Your Writing

How To Improve Your Writing and Your Life

  If you’re a writer, you’ve probably experienced the dreaded writer’s block. You sit in front of the computer to get your writing done, but you have no words. Or, if you’re like me, you might not believe in writer’s block at all but suffer from writer’s apathy—you’ve lost interest in writing for various reasons.

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Parables and Secrets

My April Bookshelf: Parables and Secrets

Spring has sprung! My April bookshelf is filled with parables and secrets. Last month, I read Debbie Macomber’s newest release If Not for You. You will have an opportunity to read my review in the May issue of the Midwest Book Review. I’m taking a leadership course that is reading intensive. It has really cut

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I’m Going to Live the Life I Write About

I stopped writing Wifey Wednesday posts because I felt like a fraud. For more than a while, I’ve lived in the worst kind of marriage—one that is crumbling brick by brick, that has far more valleys than mountain tops and, sadly, more hate than love. A simple disagreement about an ink pen left on the

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Saved and In My Right Mind

I was raised in the Church of God in Christ and in Pentecostal environments. For a while, I was the girl who only wore skirts and dresses because pants were masculine and against the principles of Deuteronomy 22:5. Women couldn’t wear make-up, open toed shoes, or sleeveless shirts either. We weren’t allowed to do anything

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Happy Thanks – Giving Out of Need

Every since I was a child, I’ve been privileged to learn from a variety of god fearing, wise people who didn’t mind sharing their knowledge. The impartation of information frequently came from observing them in day to day life or from the songs they chose to sing during services. My grandmother and great aunts all

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Life, a Compilation of Poetry by Diana Strickland

About The Book LIFE, is a poetry book of 50 poems about my life’s journey as a Christian woman going through one of the most life changing experiences.  I began to write this book while being homeless, living in a shelter, and continuing to go through as a woman of God.  My book is about

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America’s Calm Coach, Kirk Martin, to Speak in Montgomery, AL

Kirk Martin of CelebrateCalm.com is offering a Free workshop for parents, teachers, and caregivers. Where Alabama State University Buskey Health Science Bldg (Auditorium) 915 S. Jackson St. Montgomery, AL 36104 When Monday, November 14, 2011 Time 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Details   Visit CelebrateCalm.com or click here for the event flyer. Bring friends to these

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