Fall 2017 Latinx Writing Retreat Reflections – Self-Care

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I wish you wholeness. I wish you life. I wish you the gift of daybreak where the sun kisses the horizon and never asks for anything in return. I wish you embers that burn tiny holes on your soul to let the light out.

Interview: Andi Cumbo-Floyd, Author of Love Letters to Writers

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I’m excited to have Andi Cumbo-Floyd at the cafe today! Andi and I met over social media and we are both members of The Redbud Writers Guild. Being on her launch team is an honor

Interview & Book Review: Kaitlin Curtice, Author of Glory Happening

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I’m excited to have Kaitlin at the cafe today. Her book is a treasure that I hope you all find solace in. I’ve been following Kaitlin on Twitter for awhile. She’s a very welcoming soul. She tweets about inclusivity in the church as a Potawatomi woman.

Day 28: Finding Hope in Unmet Expectations – Connect

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I urge you to pull away from the chaos and connect yourself with other peacemakers who spur you in a positive direction and speak hope into your creativity. 

Day 27: Finding Hope in Unmet Expectations – Overcome

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If I can overcome this hurdle of vulnerability in my writing, I can’t wait to see what God has in store.
How about you, friend? Where will you take advantage of an open window instead of a closed door?

Day 21: Finding Hope in Unmet Expectations – Give

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“Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it” (Proverbs 3:27). Every third Saturday our neighborhood church hosts a food pantry. We are grateful

Book Review: Shalom Sistas by Osheta Moore

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Shalom Sistas: Living Wholeheartedly in a Brokenhearted World, written by Osheta Moore, was published by Herald Press. I had the pleasure of being on Osheta’s launch team and received an e-ARC in exchange for my

Day 18: Finding Hope in Unmet Expectations – Share

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I stood in my office sharing new words with a coworker. Laughing, twisting our faces in confusion, and finally letting out “aha’s,” we exchanged a few words to add to our vocabulary. Invective Fecund Sinewy¬†