Frankly, On Faith: I almost forgot Easter.

Frankly, On Faith: I almost forgot Easter.

by Molly Jo Realy @RealMojo68

I have a confession to make. A terrible, dark, sinful confession. Can I trust you?

I almost forgot it was Easter.

It’s true. I have been running ninety miles an hour and breaking through that end-race tape only to find it was really just the beginning of another race. Ever feel that way? Yeah. Glad I got my Skechers on.

At some point I ran to the water cart and saw the calendar. That can’t be right. But it is. Easter is upon us, and I’ve done … read the rest. . .

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New Year, New Words

New Year, New Words

By Molly Jo Realy @RealMojo68

I noticed a trend on social media some years ago. Instead of making expect-to-break-them resolutions, people were claiming colors, phrases or related words to define their goals when a new year came around.

I once Dared to be an Awesome Orange. Two years ago, I pared it down even more to choose one word. Boundaries was first. The next year was Better.

Sometimes it takes a while to discover your personal Word of the Year. Sometimes it comes to you as easy as breathing.

Whether you choose one word or … read the rest. . .

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2015: HOPE

A few months ago, I knew what I needed my word for 2015 to be.

The more I thought about it, the more I came to realize how perfect it is for my world.

I created this graphic from a photo of the peacock Dot painted for me. She finished it over a month ago but I asked her to give it to me for Christmas. The peacock is my symbol for 2015. It’s the colors of Mardi Gras. It’s the King of birds. It’s full of dignity, power, and of course, hope.

Next week’s Five Things Friday post will … read the rest. . .

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Frankly, My Dear… had a facelift. And a tummy tuck. And, well, pretty much a complete chassis overhaul. Inn’t she purtty? From the inner workings to the aesthetic design, I am overwhelmed at the difference between yesterday and today.

While yesterday I had a blog… today I have The Blog. Designed to tie in with the New Inklings Press website, FMD is growing up. I’m amazed at the difference a few subtle and not-so-subtle changes can make.

I’d love to say I had the help of a great web designer, but the truth is, I made a few suggestions and … read the rest. . .

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I Didn’t Mean to Say That Out Loud

We all do it. Some do it better than most.

That would be me.

I articulate things you haven’t even considered. I am the expert when it comes to Foot-in-Mouth Syndrome.

No. I won’t give you specific examples. How could you even ask such a thing? Why add fuel to the fire, that should be my motto.

Should be.

I don’t intentionally do it. I just seem to have a low threshold filter when it comes to words. Don’t believe me? Ply me with coffee and cookies and get me talking. About anything. Anything. I can mumble my own … read the rest. . .

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