Carol S. Mann
Bits and Pieces
“He knew everyone had flaws. People fell from grace all the time. But some people fell further than others.” From “Ferrelli’s Fall” (Creek Songs).
Tag Archives: beliefs
Be Your Own Hero
In this day and age, I’m looking for anchors, things to hang on to when the seas get rough. You know, quick words of encouragement or inspiration to deal with the political chaos and power struggles occurring in our society, … Continue reading
Posted in blogging, Inspiration, Looking for Inspiration, personal essay, Reading, Writing Tagged A Gentleman in Moscow, Amor Towles, Anais Nin, beliefs, challenge, core values, courage, courage of your convictions, Encouragement, everyday heroes, heroes, Hope, inspiration, LA Times, personal challenge, personal journeys, principles 4 Comments
Into the Dark … or … Into the Light?
Ah, the state of the world. I don’t know about you, but I ‘m frustrated, frightened, and concerned. Some of the forces afoot on the planet would turn back progress and enlightenment, turn back civilization and civility itself, return the … Continue reading
Posted in Creativity, Inspiration, Looking for Inspiration, Writing Tagged beliefs, civilization, cruel and unusual punishment, Dark ages, democracy, democratic values, diversity, education for all, elected government, essay, freedom of press, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, humanity, pluralism, separation of state and church, tolerance, values, writing 6 Comments
The Thankful Challenge
Facebook is fun. I mean, where else can I learn I’m most like a chocolate chip cookie, I’m an optimist, and Happy is a song written especially for me? Where else can I laugh out loud or give you lots of … Continue reading