Monthly Archives: March 2013

Don’t Worry Your Way into the Weewows

My friend, Jane, turned me on to Joyce Meyer. I don’t hold water to Meyer’s belief in Satan—there is definitely evil in the world but I can’t imagine it as Satan—and I am a Jew and she’s a Christian and … Continue reading

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Shimon Peres: Don’t Let Skepticism Win The Day

“You came to us with a clear message that no one should let skepticism win the day,” said Israeli President Shimon Peres to American President Barack Obama yesterday, March 20, 2013. How often do we let our own skepticism win … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday: Training For Life

My husband, Jonny, has a friend, Michael, who’s this top-notch athlete. He says he’s always training. For what? For life. Another of Jonny’s friends, Corey, also a fine jock, says he’s training for adversity. Hoping that adversity might never come … Continue reading

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Psst…You Might Be the Problem.

Really? Moi? A friend called me the other day wanting to vent about her son. Yeah, he’s a rotten egg right now only because he’s 26, lost his job (again), lost his telephone (again), and is behind on the rent … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday: A Rude Awakening Precedes A Spiritual Awakening

It all happens for a reason. I believe this to be true, especially today when I made an embarrassing mistake.   I was supposed to take part in a reading at the Embassy of the Netherlands with seven other writers for … Continue reading

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The Intelligent Smart Brilliant Novel. Or, The ISBN Controversy

So, what is an ISBN? It doesn’t stand for Intelligent Smart Brilliant Novel. (Sorry!) It’s the International Standard Book Number that allows you to distribute your book (and obviously sell it) through retail channels. There are a few ways you can … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday: If It’s Hysterical, It’s Historical.

The Pope & The Rabbi Every time a new Pope is elected, there are many rituals in accordance with tradition, but, there is one tradition that very few people know about. Shortly after a new Pope is enthroned, the Chief Rabbi of Rome seeks … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing and the Twitter Connection.

Alison Wells, author of Housewife With a Half-Life, interviewed me on her blog here. I’m happy to share the interview again to illustrate ways that twitter works. I am not sure how it works, but Alison and I connected on … Continue reading

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