Free LOVE is always good, right?

I can't believe is it's twelve years since I was given 6 months to live! So much has happened in my life, and every day I'm grateful for the extra time I've been given to live, love, travel, and write. In the spirit of gratitude here are some highlights. I lived to see my darling … Continue reading Free LOVE is always good, right?

Do you have any thoughts on Loneliness and Aging?

I believe that loneliness is a direct relation to self-love and self-worth. Let’s face the fact that aging is a subject that’s on every woman’s mind once she reaches the age of 30. Why is that? Why do we worry so much about getting older and being alone? I think it has to do with … Continue reading Do you have any thoughts on Loneliness and Aging?

What was your biggest culture shock going to Turkey?

I LOVE this question! But I can’t answer with only one thing! I’ve been on a long journey that started the beginning of February 2019 and spanned many countries and cities: Dallas, Tx. Paris, Fr. New Delhi, Agra, & Goa, India, (Istanbul, Turkey for 2 nights) Jerusalem and Tel Avi, Israel, and finally Bangkok, Krabi, … Continue reading What was your biggest culture shock going to Turkey?

Do you agree, there are all kinds of love?

Every day since the original posting of this answer on Quora someone finds it and responds. I hope this reminds you of something warm and fuzzy, and makes your heart feel full. If you're curious read the comments on the link below. My daughter is 14 and still sleeps with and buys stuffed animals. How … Continue reading Do you agree, there are all kinds of love?

Don’t you love her wisdom?

We (Cree and Elizabeth Gilbert) are walking through France right now—wandering at our own footpace, following the whims of the day. I want to tell you a story about Cree. Sixteen years ago, right before I took off for my EAT PRAY LOVE journey, I went to say my goodbyes to Cree. She had seen … Continue reading Don’t you love her wisdom?

What you may not know about Paulo Coelho

If you’re having a hard time with your sense of direction, metaphorically, these Paulo Coelho Quotes can help you understand that perseverance, diligence, and faith in yourself are keys to getting what you want. I love this piece from Paulo Coelho's website: Link is on the bottom for the full posting. Brazilian novelist Paulo Coelho was born … Continue reading What you may not know about Paulo Coelho

Sikh Politician Goes Viral For Calm And Powerful Response To Anti-Muslim Attack

A Canadian politician is winning praise on social media this week for his surprising response to a racist attack at Sunday’s MuslimFest in Mississauga. Gurratan Singh, who represents the Ontario district of Brampton East, went viral for declining to correct a man’s ignorant string of Islamophobic comments directed at him ― despite the fact he … Continue reading Sikh Politician Goes Viral For Calm And Powerful Response To Anti-Muslim Attack

How can I become a better writer in 2019?

How can I become a better writer in 2019? Lynda Filler, Winner of Best in Contemporary Fiction 2017 BTRC at Writers and Authors (2009-present) Quora I love this!!! Elizabeth Gilbert—Everyone has read Eat, Pray, Love, right—posted this on Instagram today and I just had to share! elizabeth_gilbert_writer repost from Instagram A friend told me yesterday that … Continue reading How can I become a better writer in 2019?

Reasons why Istanbul should be #1 on your Bucket List

How I ended up in this city is pure serendipity. But here I am and I LOVE it. Everyday I learn more and more. 17M people live here, but it feels like any other city in the world, only more historical and beautiful. Let me tell you why I love it.You walk amongst historical sites … Continue reading Reasons why Istanbul should be #1 on your Bucket List

6 Tips that will change the way you write

What is your Best Unconventional Writing Advice? It has nothing to do with grammar, or the English language, or what sells or doesn’t sell. I follow a few simple rules. I think I read this in Bird by Bird (Anne Lamott) “You have to stop writing as if your mother is reading over your shoulder!” I paraphrased, … Continue reading 6 Tips that will change the way you write