Istanbul is one of the most fascinating cities in the world. There’s something magical about this intriguing city that one can’t quite explain. But for some reason it was meant to be a part of my destiny. It began with a two-night layover in 2019. At the time I didn’t know where to find Turkey … Continue reading Kismet? Or folly?
I’m having one of those magical moments…
There’s no turning back. I’ve sold everything. I bought one-way tickets around the world with no return destination.
Memoir: How much of a person’s life is sensationalized or true to his or her life?
LOVE The Beat Goes On is my first memoir. It was difficult to write at times. But when your doctor gives you a “6-months to live” diagnosis in 2008, I thought writing my memoir would be an inspiration to others. I felt compelled to share HOPE. The easy part was telling the story. But here … Continue reading Memoir: How much of a person’s life is sensationalized or true to his or her life?
The good news is, I’m pretty much who I say I am.
The Real Me ~ Ecrits Blogophilia Wk 18.12DORIS EMMETT·SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2019 reprinted (with permission) because it's so awesome!! Something happens to my brain when I hear the line “tell me about the real you”. That (not so little at times) voice inside me whispers ...”yes yes go ahead and tell them”--but then the louder … Continue reading The good news is, I’m pretty much who I say I am.
Nowhere to hide…
$.99 cents on Amazon When we write a memoir, there's nowhere to hide. Life imitates art: LOVE The Beat Goes On for a limited time only, $.99 cents on Amazon "Powerful and unforgettable" JackMagnus, 5 Star Readers' Favorite "This is a book every human alive should read and take away the lessons given."It's … Continue reading Nowhere to hide…
Free works, right?
FREE ON AMAZON LOVE The Beat Goes On When you write a memoir, there's nowhere to hide. When your cardiologist tells you to “Get your affairs in order, your heart condition is incurable,” what do you do? Lynda shares her personal story in the typical fast-paced, edgy, in-your-face style she’s known for in her writing. … Continue reading Free works, right?
Past lives? Angels? You decide.
I usually don’t do first-person on my blog but when people come into your life and guide you towards a profound shift, I think it might help others. So here goes. I’ve been suffering from chronic sinus challenges for decades. I had a minor operation which seemed to help—years ago. But certainly, for … Continue reading Past lives? Angels? You decide.
What things in life you should never take for granted?
Never take for granted your best friend and lover—even when he pisses you off!! Because he could end up living in a hospital on life support, like mine. Your beauty—learn very early that beauty comes from inside. If you think it’s external you will never be happy. LOVE—take it often, give it all the … Continue reading What things in life you should never take for granted?
What is the one skill that, if you have it, will completely change your life? Q
I’ll share with you something that took me the first 50 years of my life to learn: “I love and approve of myself exactly the way I am, and I’m willing to change.” It’s been on my daily calendar since forever. It allows me to accept the things I cannot change about myself—hey, I’m getting … Continue reading What is the one skill that, if you have it, will completely change your life? Q
Memoir: Put a knife in your heart and just bleed.
Memoirs are easy. You sit in front of your computer for what might be years, put a knife in your heart, and bleed. This week I received two editorial 5 Star reviews and four 4 Stars. Reviews are important, yet not really in the grand scheme of life. Would I stop writing if a review … Continue reading Memoir: Put a knife in your heart and just bleed.