The Power of Words

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Words change lives. Words change nations. Words change the world. Words bring people together. Words break communities apart. Words offer acceptance to a child’s heart. Words harvest rejection to a child’s soul. Words encourage dreams. Words shatter hope. Words motivate change. Words halt progression. Words announce joyous occasions. Words reveal…

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Dear Me

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Write. Just write. Stop overthinking. Stop trying to find the perfect words. Write. Just write. Don’t stop typing your first thoughts. Don’t delete the words. Write. Just write. Free flowing ideas. Outlined ideas. The next chapter. Write. Just write. Now. Today. Tomorrow. Everyday. Write. Just write. Don’t wait for inspiration.…

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The Struggle For Words

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One month and no words. So many thoughts. So many opinions. So many reasons to write. So many excuses why I didn’t. None of them valid. The ongoing delay involved my nemesis, procrastination, catching up with me and consuming almost every waking hour beyond my regular workday. Late nights of grading…

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Di’s Mind #1

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Today is the first of a blog series that I can only describe as Di’s Mind. You never know when it will show up, but I can guarantee you that it will give some insight into the hodgepodge of thoughts running through my head at any given time. Since attending…

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In The Moment – Somewhere in America

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Take a short break and be In The Moment as you watch “Somewhere in America.” Then ask yourself: What were some of the greatest lessons that I “don’t remember learning” in school? What topics should or should not be discussed in schools through literature? Author’s Note: This video moves me EVERY TIME I watch…

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Write Something Worth Reading

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    Welcome to my first blog post.  My goal is to “write something worth reading” for you and many others.  Sharing my experiences, observations and opinions with you are both exciting and scary at the same time. Writing, for others to read (and critique), opens up a vulnerability that…

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