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More Sleeper Posts You Might Have Missed

January 21, 2013 by  
Filed under Balance, Blog, Craft, Encouragement

I have a lot of half finsihed content in my draft folder, but I really want to revisit some of these old posts that you might have missed. These posts are what I call sleepers. Not for the fact that they received unexpected recognition like the definition says, but rather they are posts I feel […]

Is Home-Schooling and Writing Possible?

December 28, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog, Homeschooling, Interruptions

A home-schooling writer? The title builds pictures of a pajama-clad woman huddled in the corner over her laptop. The view of her is partially blocked by a broken easel and a thriving tomato plant. Microscope slides and a celery stalk in purple water decorate her desk while a partially colored US map provides wallpaper behind […]

Writing Interruptions: The Rhythm of Writing at Home Meghan M. Gorecki

November 23, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog, Family, Interruptions

Interruptions come in various shapes, sizes and yes, sounds. I am a single, nineteen year-old who lives at home, works full time, & calls herself a novelist. An unpublished, aspiring, only-on-my-second novel, novelist. I call myself blessed to have been homeschooled all twelve grades and that I’m still able to be with my best friends—my […]

Interrupted by…Doubt

November 15, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog, Encouragement

  How many times was I interrupted as I sat down to write this post? Ten, twenty, fifty? Interruptions mount up in the form of time stealers and myriad tasks that love to divert your attention. You’re familiar with the same ones I am, like sick kids, phone calls and laundry, and if we’re really […]

What Do You Do When You Have Nothing Left to Give, But You Can’t Quit?

October 8, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog, Encouragement, Interruptions

You rest… That’s what I did yesterday afternoon, after I prepared lunch and several meals for my family for this week. After I cleaned the dishes and kitchen with little help from my “busy” family. After I helped with homework and did some “dance therapy” not caring who walked in while I was Cha Cha-ing […]

Little Fixes to Prevent Big Problems (Part 2)

October 4, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog, Home Management

Last month, we discussed the toll unexpected home repairs can take on your household budget and looked at preventative maintenance for the kitchen, laundry zone, and roof. Today we’ll list some interior and exterior checkpoints to keep emergency repairs from becoming a major interruptions in your writing time! If your home has a garage, oil […]

Purpose-full Interruptions

September 26, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog, Caregiving, Encouragement, MidWeek Motivation

But as for me, my prayer is to You, O LORD, at an acceptable time; O God, in the greatness of Your lovingkindness, Answer me with Your saving truth. Psalm 69:13 One of my grandkids had a major writing project and it was really stressing her out. She felt so frustrated and “stuck!” We worked […]

Interruptions Teach Us To Wait On The Lord

September 5, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog, Caregiving, Encouragement, MidWeek Motivation

I would have despaired unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the LORD In the land of the living. Wait for the LORD; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the LORD. Psalm 27:13-14 One interruption after another – that is often a hallmark of a caregiver’s life, […]

Little Fixes to Prevent Big Problems

August 2, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog, Home Management

I’m blessed to have a husband who is very good with schedules. I like to think I manage our daily routine well enough, but I tend to concern myself with whatever’s right in front of my face. Meanwhile, minute by minute or month by month, my husband excels at keeping up with meetings and appointments […]

Great Advice for Interrupted Writers in Romans

July 25, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog, Encouragement, MidWeek Motivation

Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship. And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of […]

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