Tag: hope

Faith for Absolute Victory!

victory, faith, buddhism, hope, optimism

My husband is out of town this week on a business trip, so it’s just me and the dog. We have never been apart for this length of time, so it’s quite an adjustment. He didn’t want to go, and the house is very quiet without him. I’ve had a decent week so far except […]

I Can’t Give Up

I finished the first draft of my children’s story titled “The Pillow Thief.” I’m looking for an illustrator and it will be translated into Spanish. This story will be the first book published under my new children’s press, SundanceKid Press. This week has been a long week. It gets frustrating and depressing with the yelling, […]

Shine a Light On Your Dark Places!

happiness, light, darkness, buddhism, treasure, value, mental health

Three or four years ago I borrowed a book from my mom to read on the flight home from Denver. The book was Jeannette Walls’ The Glass Castle. I loved it. The Glass Castle is Jeannette Walls’ memoir about her childhood and growing up with an unusual set of parents. I recently bought her third book, The Silver […]

Making Change Happen

nevergiveup, happiness, women, womensmemoir, womensmentalhealth, mentalhealth, buddhism, womensmemoir

I was a little out of sorts over this past weekend, and it took me a couple of days to recover. I had this expectation that on Friday, August 1st, the voices, the mafia, and all the people traipsing around after me would go away. When that didn’t happen, I became very upset. It is […]

Why Am I Writing a Memoir?

I have six days left of my Pubslush campaign to help me raise money for self-publishing my memoir. If you’d like to check out my memoir profile, please visit Never Give Up: Buddhism, Family & Schizophrenia on the Pubslush website. I’ve started revising the last chapter of my manuscript. I still have a few more details to […]