Category: Written Word

Love Saves the Day by Gwen Cooper

Books: Love Saves the Day by Gwen Cooper Major meow-wow! Within a few pages, I knew Gwen Cooper had done the impossible — made me believe I was hearing the authentic interior monologue of Prudence, the rescued cat who is the major star of this novel. But not to worry, Prudence doesn’t have to carry the whole book. We also lap up chapters by Sarah, the woman who originally rescues Prudence, as well as her somewhat estranged daughter, a lawyer named Laura. Living on the lower East side of New York City, Prudence and Sarah have had a deeply...

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Lynn A. Robinson’s Divine Intuition blog tour rolls on!

Tomorrow Lynn talks to Jane Pollak. (http://janepollakblog.com/).  Robin Rousseau’s Explore Beyond the Usual blog hosted yesterday’s post. (http://explorebeyondtheusual.blogspot.com/). For more information about the whole tour, visit Lynn A. Robinson’s Gut Truster’s Blog. (http://lynnrobinson.com/gut-trusters-blog/divine-intuition-blog-tour) Q&A for Lynn A. Robinson Divine Intuition Blog Tour          elizabeth: I’m so excited to be part of the blog tour for the 10th anniversary issue of your book, “Divine Intuition: Your Inner Guide to Purpose, Peace and Prosperity.” I understand you revised and updated the original version. Tell us what’s new in this one. Lynn: Divine Intuition is about learning to use our fabulous wisdom...

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OUT OF THE CLUTTER OF A WRITER’S MIND: I HATE SPIDERS!

I hate spiders! I’ve mentioned that before, haven’t I? Maybe once… or twice? Hate… hate… hate… hate! Tina says that I am being irrational and if I leave them alone, they will leave me alone. Pfffft! Now who’s being irrational? Besides, I see nothing irrational in a little healthy fear of Satan’s spawn! And… the Bible tells us we must be ever vigilant of the devil and his minions. I rest my case. ~*~ To celebrate my 27th birthday (oh… it does look smaller when I use numbers instead of spelling it out) Tina took extra time off from work; the best birthday present she could have given me!  For those of you who know me, there is really only one place to celebrate my birthday… our beach house.  If it is possible to love a place more than a person, the Oregon coast would be that place.  It is the closest thing to heaven on earth… after my sweet little honey, of course! ~*~ Sunday evening.  We’ve spent a wonderful extended weekend at the coast, beach-combing… dining out… dining in… browsing bookstores… hours in front of the big fireplace with wine, soft music and each other… “Best birthday ever, honey!  I love you so much!” and are now settling in for our last evening before heading back to the hustle and bustle of the big city. I’m standing in front of...

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Living with History – What Are Your Roots?

Our lives are defined by our history. By the time we reach midlife, we can tell our story in a few sentences, summing up the most important things for a new acquaintance pretty quickly: “I grew up in Great Neck, New York, moved to Sherman Oaks, California at 15, college in San Diego, married my husband at 27. Two kids by 30. Worked as a retail buyer and manager, but opted to stay at home and raise my kids. Now I’m a blogger and about to turn 50 If only it were that simple. History can haunt us, make...

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Hello God. Is it you or is it us?

Hello God. Is it you or is it us? As a writer, I was finding no words to really describe how I am feeling about the massacre of 27 innocent people at the Sandy Hook school in Newtown CT last Friday. I just knew that I was devastated again because maybe the one true peacemaker might have been among those sweet six and seven year old babies who were slaughtered. I always go there when there is a mass murder. Did we just kill someone who could have brought peace to our world?  I started to think that way...

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