Category Archives: inspiration

“Stories lessen the distance between us”

That’s what our church’s youth leader said this morning during his testimony about his time as a Marine in Iraq and how we can learn that others that seem so different are so much alike. During January we were learning … Continue reading

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Dealing with family while writing your memoir

“Now it was time to stop the dance I had started . . .” For several years, Kathy Pooler has been sharing her memoir writing experiences on the Memoir Writer’s Journey blog. She is now celebrating the recent publication of Ever … Continue reading

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A memoir of overcoming: Gwen Plano and Letting Go into Perfect Love

Today I am pleased to feature Gwendolyn Plano, author of the memoir Letting Go into Perfect Love:  Discovering the Extraordinary After Abuse. Plenty of people have written memoirs about surviving and overcoming abuse of different types, and these are valuable … Continue reading

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