So I did a thing. Fleshed out an idea. Took a leap! First, The Published Journey now has a logo! *woohoo and and a round of applause for Canva* Check out the header. Second, you can now follow The Published Journey on Instagram & Facebook. This was a major leap. Why? Because I have a … Continue reading Taking Leaps
These days my idea of a relaxing night includes a bag of SkinnyPop popcorn (tossed with olive oil....mmm...mmm...good) and a good documentary. I love a story that educates and enlightens, challenges my perspective and in some cases, compels me to action. I'm absolutely intrigued by the snapshots of humanity and by lives so different from … Continue reading Docu & Chill
Verses & stanzas, rhyme & reason, it’s a celebration of the poetic! Couldn’t let the day end without sharing a couple of my new faves. Who’s your favorite poet? Your favorite poem?
Theres a lot being made of love this week. Romance is the order of the day. But this is the truth of LOVE. Give it. Receive it. Treasure it.
Inspired by a moment my family silently sat together, in a room, each of us doing our own thing... We sit in silence. Not in the silence of tension. But in the silence of contentment. Content in our own little worlds, in the imaginings of our minds and the creativity of our hands. Our worlds … Continue reading Sweet Silence
“We apologize." I was a moody preteen, testing boundaries…and my parents had just apologized to me. I remember feeling as if the the earth had shifted. I remember thinking "what kind of trickery is this? Is this a joke?" But it wasnt. They recognized that in their commitment to love and care for me they … Continue reading My Apologies
http://www.teepublic.com Depending on my writing mood, some days I'm too wordy and other days I'm not even sure my sentence conveys a complete thought. But no matter my mood, I often journey to the magical, mesmerizing world of alliteration. The challenge to find the perfect combination of words with just the right lyrical flow is … Continue reading Absolutely Adoring Alliteration
"Yet God has made everything beautiful for its own time..." Eccl. 3:11 And so it has begun...the year in review, recaps and reflections. Looking to the new year with anticipation, resolutions and goals. Tis the season for marketers to bank on our regrets and mirror our motivations. We hope and pray 2020 will usher in … Continue reading It’s a Wrap!
Wow it's been literally years since I've posted. I thought I might make a New Years resolution or a holiday declaration to jump back in but I figured there's no day like today to start anew. A lot has changed in the world of blogging in my absence and I realize I'm probably way outdated … Continue reading No Day Like Today
It's late and I hear the pitter patter of rain drops (at least that's what I think it is or it could be my mind playing tricks on me). The hubby and kids are asleep and...uh...I need to be right along them. But it's been a crazy week- full of pesky coughs, serious bronchitis, yucky … Continue reading Little Things