Lovely Words Vol. 31

March 22, 2011

Welcome to the March 22, 2011 edition of Lovely Words. There is so much going on in our world right now we could all use a few lovely words. Please, don’t forget to pray for and donate to the people in Japan. I had the amazing opportunity to spend a few weeks in Japan and I have great respect for the people and their culture. It really is a small world and the internet makes us all neighbors. Readers, thank you so very much for your support while LW was on hiatus. LW is returning as a monthly ezine and WAASA will resume regular posting May 16, 2011.

Inspiration

 

Laura Grace Weldon presents Guerrilla Encouragement Efforts posted at Laura Grace Weldon, saying, “Conspire to commit acts of encouragement.”
 
 
Byteful Travel presents The Radical Act of Kindness that Floored Me when I visited a Seattle Farmer’s Market posted at Byteful Travel, saying, “What would you do if someone you’d never met walked up to you and gave you a gift, completely unexpectedly? I had to face this amazing reality one sunny day after I’d just stumbled into the Queen Anne farmer’s market (where I discovered an amazing new fruit, a “pluot”). And the entire experience reinforced in me how magical travel can truly be.”
 
 
 
Laura Grace Weldon presents Ask The Most Powerful Question posted at Laura Grace Weldon, saying, “Truth-telling has the power to change our lives.”
 
 
Shannon Bovey presents Why Following Your Dreams Is Worth It posted at There Is No Forest, saying, “A Quick Bit On “Why Following Your Dreams Is Worth It”.”

What Inspires You

 
Laura Grace Weldon presents We Are One Being posted at Laura Grace Weldon, saying, “We are connected to every particle and being on Earth in ways so essential that we rarely recognize them.”
 
 
Laura Grace Weldon presents Confessions of a Subversive Cook posted at Laura Grace Weldon, saying, “Subversive cooking may sound trite, but it’s really about following time honored ways of fully using what is available and doing so creatively. It nourishes body and soul. And it’s fun.”

Poetry

 
Madeleine Begun Kane presents Vain Limerick posted at Mad Kane’s Humor Blog.

Lovely Words

Louis Savalli presents Summer is a State of Mind posted at Sunrise, Soul.
 
Louis Savalli presents Ants Marching posted at The Sea, The Sun, The Fields, The Tide, saying, “What’s really important?”
 
 
Mikaela Cowles presents The Comfort of Warmth ? Chicken, Rice, and Vegetable Soup posted at Baguette Taste – Wonder Bread Budget, saying, “I love using words and food to connect with people.”

Tranquility

 

Effortless Abundance presents Five ways to live in the present posted at Effortless Wealth and Abundance.
 
 
Laura Grace Weldon presents Mine Is The Wrong Kind Of Lust posted at Laura Grace Weldon, saying, “Wanderlust is popular, staying put is not. But there’s peace to be found in establishing a strong sense of place.”

Writing

 
O.C. Heaton presents Is the book editor an endangered species? posted at A Rush of Green, saying, “A view on book editors!”
 
 
 
Everything Finance presents 7 Reasons to Go Organic posted at Talking About Green, saying, “We have experienced a surge in the green movement over the last several years. Environmental activists have emphasized the need to protect our most precious natural resources and the food industry has begun to offer healthier options.”  
 
 
 
 
O.C. Heaton presents How to write posted at A Rush of Green, saying, “Hi C.J. This is a post about how I write. People often ask me for my tips and tactics. My answer: freestyle! Hope you enjoy.”
 
 
O.C. Heaton presents Selinlpg is ivrarlenet posted at A Rush of Green, saying, “Selinlpg is ivrarlenet. Ueaelinbvble.”  
 
 
O.C. Heaton presents Do words count? And if they do, should I be counting them? posted at A Rush of Green, saying, “Do the numbers count? Or should I just worry about making sure the words I already have meet the standards of my publisher’s beady eye?”
 
 
Samir Bharadwaj presents See Also … posted at Samir Bharadwaj dot Com, saying, “Writing for others and yourself, journals, and notebooks of ideas.”

Writing Resource

 
 
 
 
 
Andrea McDougal presents The Tales of Tale-Tellers: The Top 50 Novelist Blogs posted at Masters in Project Management, saying, “The world of the printed word may be changing, but it is by no means dead. With the invention of the internet, authors no longer need printing presses or big publishing houses to share their work with the public.”
 

 

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