The Over 50 Writer

WHEN ENCOURAGEMENT COMES YOUR WAY
1/30/2015 10:49:02 PM by: Patti Shene

WHEN ENCOURAGEMENT COMES YOUR WAY

by

Patti Shene

 

Everyone likes to receive a word of encouragement. Comments like “you handled that so well,” or “I wish I could do that as well as you do,” are as welcome as a cool cup of clear water on a hot day. A few positive words can do a lot to eradicate weeks, maybe even months of frustration.

I received a totally unexpected but very welcome jolt of encouragement yesterday. I’m excited to announce that I was nominated for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award! Thank you to my friend, Janet K. Brown, for nominating me! Find Janet on the web at her website, Facebook, and Twitter.

 

 Below are some blogs I would like to nominate for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award. Each of these people, at one time or another, have posted something that served as an inspiration to me.

(see below for rules to accept your award)

Peg Phifer – Whispers in Purple

Edie Melson – The Write Conversation

Emilie Hendrix – Thinking Thoughts

Ada Brownell – Ink From An Earthen Vessel

Kathy Harris – Divine Detour

Lisa Buffaloe

Paula Mowery

Richard Mabry, M.D. – Random Jottings

Jordyn Redwood – Redwood’s Medical Edge

Bonnie Doran – The Mad Scientist’s Wife

Elaine Stock – Everyone’s Story

There’s probably a bunch more folks out there who have inspired me at one time or another. I’m always overwhelmed by the number of writers I know and the ways they have all touched my life in some way during the different seasons of my life.

Blessings to all of you, and again, Janet K. Brown, thank you so much for the encouragement!

RULES TO ACCEPT YOUR AWARD:

  1.  Thank the person who nominated you
  2. Display the Blogger Award emblem
  3. Nominate 15 (more or less) blogs and provide the link to each
  4. Go to their blogs and leave a comment telling them you have nominated them for the Inspiring Blogger Award!

Comments

Lisa Buffaoe From At 1/31/2015 3:06:44 PM

Thank you so much for the honor, Patti! You bless me! Abundant blessings to you, Lisa

Patti Shene From SE Colorado At 1/31/2015 2:23:16 PM

No offense taken in the least, Peg. This is just a fun way to share blogs among friends, I'm sure. I have the highest admiration for my writer friends who really write and have deadlines! LOL! Go to work girl. Love ya back!

Peg Phifer From NW Wisconsin At 1/31/2015 2:00:31 PM

Hi, Pat, Would you be terribly hurt or offended if I choose to opt out of this? I really appreciate the honor of being nominated, but I'm on a really tight deadline and I can't afford the time it would take to nominate--and notify--15 bloggers. I hope you understand. Love ya!

Emilie From Washington, DC At 1/31/2015 1:41:14 PM

Thanks so much for the nomination Patti!!! <3

Janet K. Brown From Wichita Falls, TX At 1/31/2015 11:17:44 AM

Thanks for the list, Pat. I'm already familiar with the wonderful blogs by Peg Phifer, Ada Brownell, & Lisa Buffaloe. I need to check out the others. Love this idea of sharing blog info.

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