A collection of essays on life, teaching, parenting, and finding the good in this crazy world.
Monday, October 27, 2008
Over the moon and out to the universe
I am coming to understand something that wise people have known for eons. It is our responsibility to make our intentions clear to ourselves and to put them out to the universe. In turn, the universe moves to help us reach our goals. In mysterious ways, it brings the right people to us at the right time. With no perceived effort, the path is revealed and answers become clear.
I have been writing with intention for only a few months. With a couple of exceptions, my essays have been a closely guarded secret. However I am beginning to consider myself a writer and I now know that I want my writing to reach a wider audience.
It is Monday. Last Friday I took a leap. Without knowing how it would be received I created this blog. On Saturday I let my friends in on the secret. On Sunday, I received many positive comments and one suggestion from a friend that I send my work to a features editor at the Denver Post. On Monday, today, I was asked to submit a piece of writing to the paper. There are no promises to publish, and I have to cut my work to size, but I am over the moon.
I have faith that the things that are meant to be will happen. To my readers, thank you for your support and encouragement.
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I have enjoyed reading several of your stories, although I have not had time to read them all yet. Keep up the good work.
Congratulations!...What an honor! Speaking as one who thoroughly enjoys your writing, I wholeheartedly encourage it!
Welcome to the world of blogging. It is a great way to express your creativity and share your thoughts. I look forward to reading more so I'll be back often to see what sparking your next. Thanks for sharing.
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