liberty, Uncategorized

What is the Newbery Medal?

Recently I read a book that I didn't think was that great.  I trudged through every page because the book is a Newbery Medal winner with a shiny silver stamp on the front of the book.  I thought maybe the next page would have a novel inspiring idea, but I just kept turning the pages… Continue reading What is the Newbery Medal?

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Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Challenge: Wound

I returned to Nicola Auckland's Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Six Word Story Challenge for this week's challenge, and I thought I'd give it a try.  If this sounds exciting to you, if you'd like to read the entries this week or would just like to vote, head on over and join in the fun! My entry… Continue reading Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Challenge: Wound

Awards, liberty, Uncategorized

Sunshine Blogger Award

I am blessed to be nominated for the Sunshine Blogger award today by Mercury Twin. The Sunshine Blogger award is given by bloggers to bloggers who inspire positivity and creativity in the blogging community. I am honored to accept this award from Smile at MT and pass on the love to other bloggers I take… Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award

Becky's Book Pile, Becky's Favorite Books, liberty, Pursuit of Happiness

“We’re not going to fall. We’re going to soar.”

Congratulations to the Eagles on their win last night, felling our Vikes and soaring to the Super Bowl. Though I can't say I was rooting for the Eagles last night, I just may in a couple weeks.  IF they quit trying to steal our chant that is. I mean, honestly, the chant is all we've… Continue reading “We’re not going to fall. We’re going to soar.”

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Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Challenge: Honour

I bumped into Nicola Auckland's Sometimes Stellar  Storyteller Six Word Story Challenge this week, and I thought I'd give it a try.  If this sounds exciting to you, or if you'd like to read the entries this week, head on over and join in the fun! My entry for this word's theme, "Honour," is: Heroes:… Continue reading Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Challenge: Honour

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You have to ask in order to receive it.

Though this line has more to do with family and relationship struggles, it took on a personal/religious meaning for me this week. When driving home from class last week, I let my mind wander freely and uninterrupted.  I was scared when this free brain roaming led straight to my biggest fear: losing my family. I… Continue reading You have to ask in order to receive it.