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Pick Me!

By |April 16th, 2015|Writing|

Pick Me!   It had been a wonderful night. The awards banquet was exciting, the magician who entertained held everyone’s attention, and the league director was bringing everything to a close. In doing so, he reminded those there that the purpose in this baseball league was to have fun but also to introduce others to [...]

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Jeff’s Hands

By |November 3rd, 2014|Writing|

It was time for spring fair. The teachers had worked hard to line the halls with the artwork and projects of three- to five-year-old creative minds. As I walked down the hall and through the door with my husband John, we were amazed at the quantity of work displayed. “Wow,” I said, “if this is [...]

What Kind of Reader Are You?

By |March 11th, 2014|Writing|

I have heard most readers spend eight to ten seconds looking at the outside of a book before they decide to move on or look inside. Have you ever stopped to think what draws you to one book over another? Perhaps it is your personality. As a strong melancholy purposeful personality, my preference often gravitates [...]

Back to School Prayers

By |August 30th, 2013|Writing|

Now that school is back in session, we don't have as much time with our children. But we can join them in spirit through our prayers. Here are a few prayer suggestions for when your children head out to school. Dear God, Bless my little preschooler.  She seems so tiny. Why, that backpack seems as [...]

The Value of Writers Conferences

By |March 19th, 2013|Writing|

This weekend was a fun time interacting with writers and publishers at the Write2Ignite conference. I hadn't been to a conference in several months and had forgotten what an encouragement and inspiration it was to be with other writers. The conference team did a great job of organizing and providing a wonderful conference. I enjoyed [...]


By |November 22nd, 2012|Writing|

   In the last post I passed along a plea from a fellow writer to locate the identity of the homeless man, Willard Parker, on the front of her book, Unexpected Christmas Hero. After only a couple of months, someone showed the picture to a lady who did not know where her father was, asking, [...]

Help Reunite a Family!

By |September 14th, 2012|Writing|

The article below is a plea for help to find the family of the man on the cover of this book. Won't you join Kathi Macias, author, and others to help give this Christmas Hero an unexpected blessing this Christmas? This is the cover for my (Kathi Macias)  2012 Christmas novel, Unexpected Christmas Hero, releasing [...]

Interview with Janice Hanna Thompson

By |March 11th, 2012|Writing|

Today's guest is Janice Hanna Thompson. Not only does she give a great interview but she is offering her latest book, Make Money Writing, to us. For this week, March 12-17, her book is a free kindle download. Just follow the instructions here and enjoy learning from Janice. Welcome, Janice. Can you tell us about [...]

Equipping Others for Peaceful Living

By |September 4th, 2011|Coaching, Speaking|

Romans 12:18  “If it is possible as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.” If we are true to that verse, we cannot be selective in practicing it. Neither can we limit ourselves to equipping others through our Personality Training seminars. We must be available to train people in the church, [...]

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Understanding Your Personality Makes a Difference

By |June 15th, 2011|Writing|

Understanding yourself and those around you can make a tremendous difference in your relationships and your writing. Hippocrates first labeled the four personality types with words that are still used today. The sanguine personality is the happy, playful person. They dress to be noticed. When you attend a party, you immediately notice the sanguines - [...]

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