God’s Magnificent Work… The Magic of Simplicity…

Simplicity is Magical… It is like the innocence of  a child whose mind looks for nothing but sees everything…  ~Dana Rondel This week has been filled with wonder… BIG smile… My family and I took an unplanned trip down to the shore in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. I am glad we did, especially because one of…

Books That Influenced My Young Imagination…

Thy will be done. God’s way is clear and simple. Let us not cloud the highest vision and dream for our lives with unclear thinking and noisy thoughts. Our imaginations are meant to soar, not to be fettered by heavy perceptions of life. Our sublime minds are free like a bird when our perceptions are…

Storage Stories and Timeless Fashion Finds…

Fashion is, plainly, a word to define a format or medium… Style is entirely You… It is how you feel… put into an expression… that happens to be tangible… ~ Dana Rondel   More adventurous forays through storage… Within the period of my family’s latest move, mom and I took the opportunity to once more sift through our…

The Gathering of Daughters… We Are Not A Movement… We Are Movement…

“In yourself, and in others… be the one who finds the GOLD.” ~ Proverbs 11:27 We are not a movement… We are movement… These words beautifully express the energy and vitality of The Gathering of Daughters (TGOD), a global community founded to celebrate, honor and recognize women in all cultures and walks of life…  I…

The Influence of Writing In Our Lives… The Emotion and Character of Words…

Once I decided to become a professional writer, I immediately began to study the craft. I attended private or public workshops, enrolled in writing courses while in graduate school, participated in writing groups, read more and more books within different genres and did whatever else was required to develop my own unique style and voice. I…