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cropped-Powells-Booksigning1.jpgUS Congressman Greg Walden read Maya’s Gold by Mary Vine. While flying to various events. And he said he liked it.

Found out my Write What You Know article about To Kill a Mockingbird went to a Wisconsin writer’s group’s newsletter. Fun. Oh, go Green Bay Packers!

Found out my Write Like the Wind article went to a Dallas and also a Saratoga, NY writer’s groups’ newsletters.

Quotes I Love:

“Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.” Thomas Alva Edisoncropped-Powells-Books-Beaverton-OR.jpg

“When you dislike a person, do something nice for him.”

If you wait for perfect condition, you’ll never get anything done.
Eccl. 11:4 (LB)

“Luck is when an opportunity comes along and you’re prepared for it.” Denzel Washington

“Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve.” Martin Luther King Jr

“A man’s judgment is no better than his information.” Author unknown

“The quickest way to acquire self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do.” Author unknown

“Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so…get on your way.” –Dr. Seuss

 “Follow your bliss, and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.” ~Joseph Campbell
If you fixate on the worst case scenario, and it actually happens, you’ve lived it twice – Michael J. Fox

“Keep your eyes open to your mercies. The man who forgets to be thankful has fallen asleep in life. “~ Robert Louis Stevenson

“He who limps is still walking.” Stanislaw Lec, poet

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” ~ Thomas Edison

I witness that as you gain experience and success in being guided by the Spirit, your confidence in the impressions you feel can become more certain than your dependence on what you see or hear. Christine McGrew (my friend).

Spirituality yields two fruits. The first is inspiration to know what to do. The second is power, or the capacity to do it. Richard G. Scott