Posts Tagged "Steven James"

Rage Against Mediocrity

Rage Against Mediocrity

By on Dec 9, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Do you settle for “good enough”? Is just getting by acceptable? I settled and I accepted good enough and getting by at one point, but no longer do I. Good enough just isn’t enough and getting by can’t be the goal. When I attended Breathe 2015, I came away with several nuggets: those phrases and concepts that really stick with you, those words that keep rambling...

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Amelia’s Wonder Story — The wonder of excellence

Amelia’s Wonder Story — The wonder of excellence

By on Nov 25, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Once again, I walked away from the Breathe Conference inspired and encouraged to keep writing and offering my very best efforts to God and to the readers He has entrusted to me. One of my lifelong struggles has been with perfectionism. Whenever I speak and share my testimony, I explain how once upon a time, my whole life was a performance and no one ever saw behind...

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Melinda’s Wonder Story

Melinda’s Wonder Story

By on Nov 20, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

The highlight of the 2105 conference was Steven James. Everything he was saying was good, but the story about the Joy dish soap answered my questions and brought healing to my soul. Steven James did not have a bottle of Joy or the butcher knife, but his words made it easy to visualize how things like bills and other hardships can stab at our vessels causing joy...

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Melanie’s Wonder Story

Melanie’s Wonder Story

By on Nov 18, 2015 in Blog | 2 comments

I’ve been blessed to attend Breathe Writers Conference twice, this year’s recent conference being my second. In the year since that I attended that first time, I put into practice everything I learned and have several new achievements to add to my writing resume as a result of connections and ideas from the initial conference. The encouragement I received there was...

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Cathy’s Wonder Story — Photo Op and Confidence Booster

Cathy’s Wonder Story — Photo Op and Confidence Booster

By on Nov 6, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

My moment of Wonder? This photo.   It’s of 2015 Breathe keynote speaker/writer, Steven James, beside yours truly. It’s not professional quality but to me it’s priceless. It signifies a rediscovered determination in my writing and my need to connect with other writers. As usual, I felt the shy, quieter me wanting to take over in the evening; it had been a long...

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