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I Feel like Blogging…Sometimes

In my opinion, blogging is all about sharing a part of yourself.  If someone can learn something or be helped by your blogging, then it is well worth it to blog.   So, I blog…sometimes. 🙂

I don’t have time to read all the many blogs I’m subscribed to or have voluntarily offered to follow, but I try.  I find that I learn something about the other out there in the world, too.

Communication is so essential in our lives, for it the woof and warp of life itself!  It IS life!  Life survives and thrives by and with and in communication with the other.  There wouldn’t be so many divisions in every area of life if we actually sat down and got in communication, now would there?

And that, that is in communication, is in community….  Oh, how I love the word community.  From that we get communion*.

Have a wonderful rest of the day!  And thanks for allowing me to commune with you.

If you feel that you cannot communicate as you wish to in life, then by all means check out the helpful, free course here.  You’ll be happy you did! 🙂

“Communion.” Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 21 May 2017.

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Getting Myself Out There

The other day I spoke about the need to get myself out there as a writer, illustrator, and blogger.

HOW to get myself out there IS the trick.  It takes a certain kind of outflow and an inflow in my opinion.  It takes a knowingness and the correct technology to do so. It is done by knowing how to go about writing, publishing, marketing and getting my books sold all over the world.  It is connecting with people all over the world.  Finding this holds true for me, there are social media outlets and also the face to face contacts made each day.  It is being willing and desiring of community within myself, others within my family, the groups I belong to, the flora and fauna in my life and the world.  It goes beyond that-to caring for the earth physically and spiritually.  It is a commitment made each day fulfilling my hopes and dreams for a better world.  It is done by communication, understanding and tolerance.

The message I’m here to bring is about community and for me and you to be a part of that community here where I live and in the world at large.  I believe all of us have that yearning deep inside-to belong, to be understood, and to fulfill our purpose for living.  To be alive, aware, responsible conscious beings.

Thank you for allowing me to be me and I’d love to hear from you as well.
Standup Communicative

 

“In seeking the Truth, we discover ourselves…In living the Truth, we define ourselves”. mmr

 

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What’s Needed

Just when it seems that life couldn’t get any better (I just published another book), there are obstacles I must overcome to keep doing what I want to in life.  And that’s an every day occurrence.  Since I am an author, illustrator, blogger, etc., then writing and publishing a book isn’t but half the battle.  It’s getting ‘myself’ out there.

It’s really about connecting with people, getting to know them face to face or via social media.  It’s having a following but also following others that are good common sense kinds of folks.  Having a platform, a website, a blog to write, a brand, marketing and promotional tools are just some of what is needed after the fact of publishing.  Perhaps it comes at the same time or before.  But it’s all relative.

I suppose this all falls under communication.

Seems like a daunting task at times.  🙂

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Amish Country

It’s not very often in life one is able to be in a very remote area yet be surrounded with such a feeling of love and community.  Perhaps it is all the prayers that are protecting us in this area of Fairview, Michigan.  Or perhaps it is just the good thoughts and energy that is expended from these hard-working folks called the Amish.  Whatever it is, I feel like I am contributing to this feeling-by my prayers and good thoughts, too.

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