Ann – A Friend of Jesus 2013

Sharing life through the Word of God with love, encouragement and faith in challenging times (smile)

IWSG – Write

Sometimes, we doubt our ability to write. More often than not, it starts from a thought or comment made that we internalize. Things, we entertain in our minds, can drive us nuts or worst, block our writing creativity.


Recently, this has happened to me. My thoughts were all over the place! To be honest, it’s so easy to put pressure on ourselves to think we have do everything in one day. Sometimes, we have to ask ourself, do I have to blog everyday? Just keeping up with emails and comments can bring a challenge. Add in visiting all the blogs, we follow…thus doubting thoughts. I unplugged from all electronic devices for a few day just to get a handle on things and stuff in my life!

When my thoughts were all over the place, I got a little frustrated so I wrote down every silly thought. Then I just read them over and started revising the negative statements into positive statements. Now I had positive stuff to write from a different perspective. I encourage you to try it. (smile)

Balance, finding balance is necessary and as Alex says “have fun” (smile) At least, once a week, lighten up and laugh and have fun doing something that is not writing. (smile)

After a break, with a fresh mind, words will flow!

I have faith, someday, we’ll all write a masterpiece! (smile)


  Leanne Ross wrote @

I love the idea of turning those negatives into positives. Good advice.
Keeping my fingers crossed about our masterpieces.
Leanne ( )


  Ann “afriend4ever54” Friend wrote @

Have faith Leanne about the masterpiece (smile) Thanks and be blessed!


  Alex J. Cavanaugh (@AlexJCavanaugh) wrote @

That’s right – have fun!
It is a balance. Some days that balance is off, but if can keep most days even, we’ll be all right. God wants us to have a balanced life.


  Ann “afriend4ever54” Friend wrote @

Thanks Alex (smile) Be blessed! See ya next month!


  A Writer Inspired wrote @

Just another IWSG member checking in: Am I giving away my age when I say this post reminded me of ‘Ridiculous Thoughts’ by the Cranberries? I hope my ‘thoughts’ lead me to a masterpiece too!


  Ann “afriend4ever54” Friend wrote @

(smile) Thanks for stopping by. Keep the faith for that masterpiece (smile) Be blessed!


  Sarah Anne Foster (@Sarah_A_Foster) wrote @

I think it’s a great idea to write down everything when your thoughts are all over the place. It’s better to get the ideas out then to let them run around in your head driving you crazy.

Thanks for posting!

(January IWSG Co-host)


  Ann “afriend4ever54” Friend wrote @

Thanks Sarah for the validation (smile) Be blessed as January Co-host (smile)


  shadeakinbiyi wrote @

So true, Thank you Anne. Have a blessed day! 🙂


  Ann “afriend4ever54” Friend wrote @

Thanks Shade!! Be blessed (smile)


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