Η μούσα ~ The muse

Οποιαδήποτε εμπειρία , ευχάριστη ή δυσάρεστη, μπορεί να μετατραπεί σε μούσα μας … Any kind of experience, pleasant or unpleasant, can turn to our muse…

Dancing of the words ~ Ο χορός των λέξεων

You know you’ve got a good story going on, when writing feels like dancing of words…sometimes it may feel like dancing on ice, but still, it feels nice when the story is naturally flowing… Ξέρεις ότι έχεις μια καλή ιστορία στα χέρια σου, όταν το να γράφεις μοιάζει με ένας χορός των λέξεων…μερικές φορές αυτός…

Θεοφάνεια ~ Theophany (Epiphany)

Τα Θεοφάνεια είναι  η μεγάλη ετήσια χριστιανική εορτή της Βάπτισης του Ιησού Χριστού στον Ιορδάνη ποταμό από τον Άγιο Ιωάννη τον Βαπτιστή. Το μήνυμα των Αγίων Θεοφανείων είναι το μήνυμα της εν Χριστό Αναγεννήσεως. Η νίκη του φωτός απέναντι στο σκοτάδι και ένα νέο ξεκίνημα της ανθρωπότητας που σηματοδοτείται από το χριστιανικό βάπτισμα και τον αγιασμό του κόσμου.  Κατά…

Άγιος Σεραφείμ του Σαρωφ ~ Saint Seraphim of Sarov

Όταν το Πνεύμα του Θεού κατεβαίνει πάνω σε έναν άνθρωπο και τον επισκιάζει με την πληρότητα της έκχυσής Του, τότε η ψυχή του ξεχειλίζει από μια χαρά που δεν πρέπει να περιγραφεί, γιατί το Άγιο Πνεύμα μετατρέπεται σε χαρά ό,τι αγγίζει. Η Βασιλεία των Ουρανών είναι ειρήνη και χαρά στο Άγιο Πνεύμα». + Αγιος Σεραφείμ…

Σε κρίνω σιωπηλά ~ I’m quietly judging you

Δεν πρέπει να κρίνουμε κάποιον που βλέπουμε ότι έχει ολίσθησει σε κάποιο αμάρτημα, γιατί μπορεί ο αδερφός μας να έχει μετανοήσει και τα βράδια να δακρύζει, μιλώντας στο Θεό για το ολίσθημά του  We shouldn’t judge someone who has slipped into sin, because our brother may have repented and he may be weeping at nights,…

Inspirational tiny tale ~

Τον ξένο κήπο πότιζε, ν ‘ ανθίζει κι ο δικός σου °°° Water your neighbor’s garden; let yours flourish too °°°

Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God; Matthew 5:8

Κύριε μου και Θεέ μου, η καρδιά μου βρίσκει ανάπαυση στην ταπεινότητα και όχι στην αμαρτία. Σε παρακαλώ Θεέ μου, μη με λησμονήσεις, στείλε έναν από τους Αγγέλους Σου να με υπερασπιστεί και θα υπερασπιστώ την αλήθεια Σου για όσο αναπνέω ¦ My Lord and my God, my heart finds peace and courage in humility…

God Is the Good Doctor

Εμπιστέψου Τον Θεό σε κάθε στροφή της ζωής σου. Διότι μόνον Εκείνος Είναι ο Καλός Ιατρός, που γνωρίζει πόσο και μέχρι πότε χρειαζόμαστε το φάρμακο που ονομάζουμε δυσκολία που περνάμε. Αν μείνουμε πιστοί κατά την διάρκεια της δοκιμασίας, θα μας Βοηθήσει και θα μας Ανταμείψει. Trust God in every turn your life takes,for He alone…

God can break any chain and set you free~

⭕️  God can break every chain of your past, if you are willing to stay under His Wings and take His medicine, that is doing His Will not ours. Ways He does that: 📍He Breaks family chains and inherited patterns of bad habits and behavior. 📍He Reveals your weaknesses so you can heal them. 📍He Reveals…

Love your muchness!

Your muchness will only be a bonus for the right person, your perfect fit °°°

You will know them by their fruits…

Matthew 7:15-20 You Will Know Them by Their Fruits. 15 (B)“Beware of false prophets, (C)who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves. 16 (D)You will know them by their fruits. (E)Do men gather grapes from thornbushes or figs from thistles? 17 Even so, (F)every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit. 18 A good tree…

Cooking for one of my characters~ The Wildcard!

Inspired by my upcoming ya mystery novel #AuroraReborn… Maybe we don’t need another hero, but a little rebellion will sure spice things up! Are you tired of the same old winter recipes? Then you might want to get cozy and try the Wildcard beverage-a cup of hot chocolate with a twist! Who can resist one…

Crafting Mrs Aurora ~ Meeting the characters

Q&A with beta readers _ RachelD. (published with reader’s permission) 1.How many characters were based on real people in your life?Mrs. A. was an actual person, and besides my own experiences, I drew a lot of my inspiration from the real-life person, to shape her character. She was a ravishing woman, with a royal and…

You turn !

Hate is heavy ° letting it go feels like floating°°° After the ache, after the darkness ¬ turn! °°°

Reborn

 I carry no burden ° you only exist in my memory ° you don’t own me °°° I’m letting you go and taking back my power °°° I’m being reborn, and just like a ray of light coming through, facing my own truth is setting me free

@Discount #microfiction

Don’t lower yourself to make others feel better ° chances are they will never appreciate it °°°

Heart strings part 2*

Lying is like stealing ° You may cover it up but the truth will still supress your soul …

It’s oh! so quiet …

It’s oh! so quiet if you don’t ask for retaliation or justice, when someone has done you wrong ° instead you seek God’s Love and pray for Him to give your life many blessings, always according to His will and in the name of His Glory ..

Fallen idols

Today we have idolized sin so much that we have become atheists and we are proud of it because it’s cool. There is nothing cool about losing your soul. This life is only a short passage, a test that is meant to be a testimony. Don’t get caught up in this act, because all of…

Standing tall

You don’t have to explain how you respond to their behavior. Not everyone deserves to know your story… 

No burden

Do not be ashamed of your kind heart, it means you carry no burden …

Eclectic choices

Sometimes it’s not about having the last word, sometimes it’s all about having peace…

Way back into the Light

Nomatter how much darkness you are facing, remember that God Is Light and that light always finds a way through the cracks…

Narcizo ~

what speaks to our conscience and can’t be explained, we resent …

Thoughts on paper …

Circumstances reveal our true character. Intention redirects the way things unfold. In the end, we become what we are…

Addicted … {microfiction}

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

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…

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…

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…

Conversations overheard

God has removed certain people from your life for a reason. He Knows things about them that you don’t. Don’t block your blessings by going back to them. Focus on the new chapter of your life!

Holy meanings

If you are studying the Holy Bible and you don’t fully understand the content, try praying to get the answers you seek. Sometimes God asks for our attention or that we be more persistant! Do not quit getting the answers you need, ask for His Grace to visit you and reveal His meanings to you…

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…

Exploring my author central page as a marketing tool

So you have made it through the 10th revision of your manuscript, and it is finally going live on Amazon. Your hands are sweaty, you are feeling a bit feverish, and I know why – you have probably sent a few arcs on your team, and now you are waiting to receive your first feedback….

Rose,always rising … *

Just leave your pain behind and come with me °°° I’ve been expecting you, Her Love said to her…

Imaginary battlefields

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

Hidden forces {microfiction}

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

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)