“Next to trying and winning, the next best thing is trying and failing.” I love this quote from Anne of Green Gables, one of my favorite books.
If the world had more book shelves filled with books and less TV sets, it would be a merrier place.
Whether you’re a novelist, a world traveler, a stock boy, or a single mom, don’t cease exploring. Every day has some treasure to uncover. If only we have eyes to see it.
The way we share truth is often as important as the truth we share. Thank you, Mr. MacDonald, for reminding me of that.
A light hearted quote. Don’t take this “writing advice” too seriously. This dull pencil joke shows that even writers can poke fun at themselves.
Reflections on the quote by Alexander Pope: We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow. Our wiser sons, no doubt will think us so.
“We do not enjoy a story fully at the first reading.” So says C.S. Lewis in his essay “On Stories”. What about you? Are you a re-reader?
I love classics. Classic music, classic paintings, and of course, classic books. That said, I’ve not read nearly as many of the classic books as I would like. Of those I have gotten the chance to read, Brothers Karamazov, The Count of Monte Cristo, Little Women, A Tale of Two Cities, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The …