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Life’s Traffic Lights

There are times in life where we will have to make stops, slow down, or continue to move on. No matter what, as we live our lives, choices based on the colors of these lights will have to be made.

Another red light has come for this blog, and I want to thank everyone who joined me by reading, commenting, or liking what was written. I greatly appreciate it. 🙂 Thank you so much.

Just a few quotes before I go.

“Your view of life will determine your view of God. Your view of God will determine your view of life.” Pastor Tony Evans

“Better to write for yourself and have no public than write for the public and have no self.” Cyril Vernin Connolly

Make Grammar like a second language. (lesson learned)

“You shall judge of a man by his foes as well as by his friends.” from Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The simple believes every word, but the prudent man looks well to his going.” Proverbs 14 vs 15

“Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead.” from The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

And remember life is more than learning, enjoy it as well. 🙂

Write Transaction – Read Between The Lines

“Almost all writing is a transaction between a writer and an audience, maybe one reader, maybe millions.” from The Bedford Reader, 5th Edition

Write Within – Read Between The Lines

“Biting my truant pen, beating myself for spite: ‘Fool!’ said my Muse to me, ‘look in thy heart and write.'” Sir Philip Sidney

It Is Hot, Write – Read Between The Lines

“The writer who postpones the recording of his thoughts uses an iron which has cooled to burn a hole with.” Henry David Thoreau

Putting It Down Write – Read Between The Lines

“Writers write. Dreamers talk about it.” Jerry B. Jenkins

Write Way – Read Between The Lines

“Beware of advice–even this.” Carl Sandburg

Writers’ Coal Mining – Read Between The Lines

“Writing is torture. It is very hard work. It’s not coal mining, but it’s work.” Fran Lebowitz