crimson. garden!

As always, the moon is a crystal that distorts the moment I am feeling vulnerable*And I am lost, sinking in the garden I was drawn to by its light **Love –Too beautiful to live,indomitable for that immortal.Love – the body once recognized it as adrenaline,but painis not the deepest emotion ~ Όπως πάντα ,το φεγγάρι…

The Lion of Judah who conquered the grave

Do you feel the world is broken?(We do)Do you feel the shadows deepen?(We do)But do you know that all the dark won’tStop the light from getting through?(We do)Do you wish that you could see it all made new?We do)Is all creation groaning?(It is)Is a new creation coming?(It is)Is the glory of the Lord to be…

Messages from God

Jesus told the Parable of the Fig Tree—Luke 13:6-9—immediately after reminding His listeners of a tower over the pool of Siloam (John 9:7) which unexpectedly fell and killed eighteen people. The moral of that story is found in Luke 13:3: “Unless you repent, you will likewise perish.” To reiterate this moral, Jesus tells the story of the fig tree, the…

Addicted … {microfiction}

Wherever you run that’s where you will be when you are addicted to running away… Quotes by Elysian Nooks

Imaginary battlefields

Sciamachy : an argument or conflict with an imaginary opponent, a battle against imaginary enemies; fighting your own shadow .

Writing – Character Development

Writing memorable characters will help your audience identify with them. Pantsers or not, we still have to think of our readers and how they view our main characters. When we talk about character development, we refer to the changes that our hero goes through during his journey and how the battles help him/her grow and…

Free and eternal … {poesia}

Without asking the sky to fall, for my sake,I would gladly scatter it so that it can be free and eternal… ” Χωρίς να ζητώ ο ουρανός να πέσει για χάρη μου, Να τον σκορπίσω ελεύθερα αιώνια … “

opium + mirror

Opposites attract but souls that resemble, tend to heal each other… quotes by elysιαn nookσ

We worship Thy Passion, O Christ.

Seeing her own lamb being led to the slaughter,Mary, the Ewe, was worn out,and she followed Him with the other women, crying,Whither goest Thou, Child? Why dost Thou travel along so fast?Maybe there is another wedding in Canaand thou art hurrying now to make for them wine out of water?Shall I come with Thee, O…

I can do all things through Jesus Christ!

For what does a man profit,if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?That is something we should not forget.What is the life of a man?A shadow that has gone by; a dream that has passed.What remains? That is what we should look at.What will remain in our hand; what will stay…

The Good Shepherd ~ Jesus Christ

“I am the Good Shepherd. I lay down my life for my sheep. No one takes my life from me, but I lay it down of my own accord. I have the power to lay it down and the power to take it up again. This command is from My Father.” excerpt from “Passion of…

Passion Week , Holy Week ~ Gospel

Today the Master of Creation stands before Pilate; today the Maker of all things is given up to the Cross, and of His own will He is led as a lamb to the slaughter. He who sent manna in the wilderness is transfixed with nails; His side is pierced, and a sponge with vinegar touches…

Tendency ~ a poem about God’s love

Healing often requires feeling and surrendering to pain, while you are simply asking for relief. You need to locate the center of gravity; a point of reference, a point of balance. A mark. One in the heart. One in the head – and one in the eyes … If you have tried too many times…

A Re- Arrangement of Fate

Every word that I am going to type will only imply how much of a beautiful soul, you were, and that is, a rearrangement of fate…

Hidden forces {microfiction}

Sometimes you can find the truth hidden in something that seems irrational to the rest of the world… {Στο παράλογο κάθεται κρυμμένη η αλήθεια …} Quotes by Elysian Nooks

Ethical Self Publishing Services

Being a new indie author, usually means you will have to take care by yourself of all of the self-publishing steps. It can be quite intimidating and there are lots of dangers to be aware of. From copyright laws to finding the right editor that will not take advantage of you, to ethical publishing, the…

Most common affiliate marketing mistakes to avoid.

Affiliate marketing programs are a good and enticing way to earn your income. Before you dive into the waters of online affiliate marketing, make sure you pay attention to some common mistakes to avoid failure. 1)You need to work on a niche that is not only profitable but one that you are passionate about. As…

Top 5 Affiliate Programs for Book Bloggers

BookBlogging has become extremely popular during the last decade and for those who are dedicated to reading books and sharing their opinions, can be a source of a steady income. Either you are a book blogger, or you hold a bookstagram or Pinterest account, you can use a mixture of references to influence your audience.Commission…

Top sites to download royalty free music for your art factory

In my previous posts (see links below) , I have given you my top resources and creative outlets, (either you are an author or blogger) for stunning fonts, book covers and book trailers. To match your art, you need a unique music background as well. I will be sharing my favorite go to places for…

Oscar Hahn ~Chilean Poet

I write because of a ghost , because of yesterday, because of today, because I don’t know, because of love, because of the night…. Γράφω επειδή το φάντασμα, επειδή χτες, επειδή σήμερα, επειδή δεν ξέρω, επειδή ο έρωτας , επειδή η νύχτα. (Oscar Hahn, Χιλιανός ποιητής)

The story of the Scorpion and the Swan

There was a Swan at the edge of a river and a scorpion approached asking the swan if she would kindly give him a ride to the other side of the river on her back. The swan said “no, you are a scorpion, you will sting me and I will die.” The scorpion assured the…

No voice is too small

Even though she had been betrayed too many times, Danae kept moving. She never forgot those who left her hanging over a cliff, but it was in her nature to keep going, more than she could ever imagine.

The One With The Rumor

The boy held back for a while. “I knew you didn’t have it in you, Chris! You are afraid of the ghost lady, aren’t you?! Oh, how the mighty have fallen!” “Zip it, Dehlia! I’d like to know what you would do if you d see her right in front of you. Sure, you are…

The Portrait, by Evelyn Chartres. Book Review.

“Better to be a rose if only to bloom for a reason,than a diamond eternally closed to the world.”– favorite quote from the book. Evelyn is a fictional character that Vicky looks up to,and her fascination with her is an act of rebellion against her previous choices. If Evelyn is displeased and takes pleasure at…

* Traces ( Ίχνη )

At nights , you will find the wildbirds walking alone, throwing their wings at the audience from heaven to earth my soul has been waiting for the mind and the soul to become One… Τις νύχτες τα Αγριοπούλια περπατάνε μοναχά πετώντας τις φτερούγες τους στο ακροατήριο  Από τον ουρανό ως τη γη, η ψυχή περίμενε το…

Oh, Holy Mother

I never knew Love until I finally surrendered in Your arms… In You, my wandering and wounded heart has finally found a home…

Ave Maria ,A blessing in disguise.

A blessing in disguise As you might have noticed, or not, {smiles},I Stayed away from my social media accounts, and my blog has not been active for a while. I would like to apologize for disappearing without letting you know about it.Without sharing too much info, I will sum it up as ‘life happens’! In…

Matters of the heart

Open your eyes … Use your heart a bit more … photo credits : image by rumman-amin-2o_7F5o-rrQ-unsplash

Castello Di Duino Poesia finals

Άφηνε πίσω της το μέρος με τα ψηλά τείχη και τα σκοτεινά παράθυρα .Το φως που έλειπε, το σκοτάδι που περίσσευε – έγραφε στα μάτια της .Κάθε εμπόδιο στο ύψος μιας αμαρτίαςνα θυμίζει την τροχιά της ένοχης.Βγήκε από το στενό δρόμο και ξεκίνησε να περπατάει… ζητώντας Άφεση .Ότι είναι πίσω από εμάς μένει πίσω – αλλιώς παραμορφώνει την…

How time management can help you achieve your goals.

Time management and micromanagement are critical when you are multitasking and lacking time. You need to treat time as a currency you can never take back if you spend it carelessly. You can profit a great deal from micromanagement if you understand how to master it.Having poor time management skills can lead to burnout –…

Taking your Bookstagram account to Pinterest, do’s and don’ts.

Do not repin the same pin multiple times, instead enrich your content and work with new images. If you are trying to revamp old pins, make sure your links are still working, create different images, and make some changes in your content’s description. Donot post more than 10 to 30 times per day, it will…

10 low cost and effective ways to promote your book

Promoting your book and marketing your brand name as an author, is something all indie authors have to do for themselves, and it can be challenging or time-consuming. You need to build a strategy before introducing your work to your readers, including a launch team that will help you get the word out there.Here are…