A few months ago I had the pleasure of reading a prerelease copy of Karen Sanderson's poetry collection, No Boundaries. Here's what I said about it: Guiding us gently and meandering through, Karen Sanderson takes us on a journey of changing circumstance, place, relationships, and seasons. She pays homage to milestones along the way with
Today, I'm pleased to welcome longtime friend and author Barbara Techel. When I read a pre-release copy of Barbara's newest book, Wisdom Found In the Pause: Joie's Gift, a few weeks ago I found myself nodding in agreement, remembering moments on my own journey to stillness, and affirming choices I made along the way. While
Today I am pleased to welcome Kathleen Pooler, author of her recently published memoir Ever Faithful to His Lead: My Journey Away From Emotional Abuse discussing the role that her faith played in helping her find freedom from abuse. Abuse can take many forms--not all of which result in wounds that are visible on the outside.
Today I'm delighted to introduce you to Barbara Techel. Barbara's recently released book, Through Frankie's Eyes, is the touching story of how a sweet little dachshund named Frankie, helped her find a sense of purpose and significance. I had the honor of reading this tender story a few weeks ago and I highly recommend it.
I'm pleased to welcome memoirist and singer Sonia Korn today. At the age of eight, Sonia was declared an enemy of the German State. She and her family were given a grim option: find a way to disappear, or be rounded up and sent to certain death. Sonia's Song is the story of a little
I'm pleased to welcome Madeline Sharples to A Slice of Life Writing today. Madeline's memoir, Leaving the Hall Light On: A Mother's Memoir of Living with Her Son's Bipolar Disorder and Surviving His Suicide , charts the near-destruction of one middle-class family whose oldest son committed suicide after a seven-year struggle with bipolar disorder. Welcome
Today I'm pleased to welcome artist and author Destiny Allison to A Slice of Life Writing. Shaping Destiny, is the inspiring story of her life from the creation of her first sculpture to her acceptance into a prominent Santa Fe art gallery. The book recounts her journey from traditional female roles to self-actualization and independence and how
I'm delighted to welcome Joanne DeMaio to A Slice of Life Writing today. Joanne was one of the first people I met online when I first started my blog four years ago. Over the years I've enjoyed learning more about living a choice life and owning our choices from her. More recently I've been celebrating
Today I'm pleased to welcome journal therapy specialist Mary McCarthy to A Slice of Life Writing. Mary first started journaling as a form of therapy to deal with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). She credits her daily practice, not only with introducing her to her creative self, but also with curing an assortment of spiritual, mental, and psychophysical
I'm pleased to welcome award-winning author Chynna Laird to A Slice of Life Writing today. Chynna's newest book is a heart-wrenching memoir about growing up with a bipolar mother who refused to accept or receive treatment for her illness. Her goal in writing this book is to bring awareness to the importance of being diagnosed
I'm pleased today to have Denise Roessle as a guest today. Denise is the author of her recently released memoir Second-Chance Mother . Her book is currently available as an e-book and is scheduled to be released as a hard copy book in early 2012. You can read my review of Second-Chance Mother at Story Circle Book