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ROLL WITH IT!

Five words that changed my direction. “When you go through deep.” This comes from Isaiah 43:2, “When you go through deep waters, I will be with you.” When. Not if. Not, in case this happens… When. You. Whoever reads Isaiah’s promise from God. You are me. You are we. Go. Motion. Heading into. Go is…

PROJECT COURAGE!

Happy Views Day! Another installment of my Year of Courageous Acts (exposure to something you may or may not know about me…) Animal I’d like to have domesticated: Woodchucks/groundhogs Starting a new month, marching courageously, Christina

LAST FEW DAYS!

I’ve notified readers about our Children Helping Children outreach via my Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/EDERAuthor. Today I invite my blogging community to jump on board. All proceeds from my latest book, teamed with pre-teen and teenage authors, will be donated to St. Jude’s hospital. You may order Tadpoles: Tiny Tales from Freshwater Adventures at online bookstores….

#28 from Project Courage

Happy Views Day! Last week I posted the first 26 Facts of Courage. I’ll continue to feature a weekly tidbit about myself this year (until August 2022). Readers responded to last week’s collective list by telling me what fact of courage surprised them most. A few readers shared their own acts of bravery. Thank you…

ESUBA. Reverse the Abuse

Spoiler alert. Karma. Life offers surprises. Sometimes surprises are delivered through disappointments, sometimes they’re packaged in smiles. I’ve learned how interactions lead to growth in some way. One interaction came from a reader who offered a stream of generous advice. He believed his online feedback would “develop my writing” (ahem). His feedback felt like a…

26 Facts of Courage

HAPPY VIEWS DAY! Several readers asked for my list of weekly posts so far in this Year of Courage. This is the halfway through the year Facts of Courage. Anticipating your input, Christina First dog: a black Pekingese/Poodle mix named Boomer. My 5-year-old answer to, “what do you want to be when you grow up?”…

PROJECT COURAGE

Happy Views Day! Here is #27 in my Year of Courageous Acts. Each week, I share something you may not know about me. If you want to follow my Year of Courage project, you can view Tuesday posts beginning last August. Experience that made me the coolest middle schooler: Dad took all of us kids…

IT’S NOT FAIR!

Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all? In this tale, Snow White’s mom dies, and her father marries a wickedly jealous woman. The new queen envies Snow White’s beauty and desires to be considered the most beautiful. The stepmom goes to the mirror daily to ask, “Mirror mirror on the wall,…

COURAGE to RECONCILE

Happy Views Day! This week’s Act of Courage post reveals hindsight that invited insight and later foresight. Stepping bravely to share something you may not know about me… College degree: Wanted to major in journalism/communications. Graduated with Business Administration-Personnel degree because it made sense to the world. I spent 30 years with jobs that fit…

COURAGE PROJECT

Happy Views Day! My weekly installment of Project Courage follows this short outreach invitation… On behalf of the team of 11-17-year-old authors who courageously wrote what they’ve learned about life, relationships and how the world works, we started a fundraiser for St. Jude’s. We’ll donate all proceeds from Tadpoles: Tiny Tales from Freshwater Adventures book…