I Guess I’ll Never Know, Will I? - IWSG Post

Typically as the colder weather sets in, I write more. I get home from work, throw on my warm and wonderful sweatpants and a comfy long-sleeved shirt and start writing. Sometimes it’s a blog post. Sometimes it’s writing through my volunteer work, and then of course, there’s my latest WIP: A daily reader.

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Coloring – It Ain’t Just For Kids

You guys! I forgot how much fun coloring is! A couple of years ago, my hubby came home from his group meeting and said our counselor had them color. I admit I laughed. I mean, I was picturing a bunch of guys grabbing crayons out of a Crayola box and filling in Scooby Doo pictures or something. However, as hubby talked about it, I could tell he really enjoyed it. He said as they colored, they talked about various issues and coloring helped them stay relaxed while they opened up.

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What Does it Mean to Detach? Guest Post by Author Annie Highwater

Today, I'm excited to host, author Annie Highwater. Her latest book, Unbroken, came out the other day. I was lucky enough to get a pre-release copy of the book before it hit the shelves. What I found most inspiring about Unbroken is the theme of hope and optimism that continually weaves its way throughout the book despite the tough topics it tackles.

We swapped a few emails and one of the things she said, I really wanted to share here (with her permission of course), because it speaks to that hope even while we're in the midst of trying to detach with love.

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