I Choose Love

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.”  —Mother Teresa     Thanks to all who responded to last week’s writing,  Don’t Abandon Yourself.  I’m struck by the many ways people relate to this…and how important it is for all of us, at different […]

Don’t Abandon Your Self

In the past few weeks I’ve been hearing from a number of people who’ve been going through serious health challenges…or life challenges.  I’ve been going through some health challenges as well and I keep remembering a piece I wrote a few years ago, in a similar time, which kept reminding me to Not Abandon Myself. […]

What Does It Take To Complete Your Book? Key # 3: Discipline As a Form of Love

This is the third in a series of three articles: Three Keys to Completing Your Book. If you missed the first two, you can read them here. Key # 1 is Devotion.  Key # 2 is Focus. The third key and the focus of this week’s article is Discipline. Discipline can sometimes feel like a […]

What Does It Take To Complete A Book? Key # 2: Focus

In last week’s newsletter I began a discussion of three keys that I’ve found to be essential in the long term project of completing a book. The first key, which I wrote about last week, is devotion. If you missed the article you can read about it here. http://www.deboraseidman.com/take-complete-book-key-1-devotion/ And, here are a few of the […]

What Does It Take To Complete A Book? Key # 1: Devotion

What does it take to complete a book? While writing a book is a complex, multi-layered project, I’ve found three keys to be essential for myself and my students: Devotion, Focus and Discipline. Today’s newsletter will discuss devotion. Next week, focus. The following week, discipline. I hope you’ll find these keys useful! If you’re working […]