Emotion vs. Feeling: How to Evoke More from Readers

By: Writer’s Digest, David Corbett, Award Winning Author and Guest Columnist, Author of The Art of Character The difference between writing emotion and writing feeling is more one of degree than kind. Feeling is emotion that has been habituated and refined; it is understood and can be used deliberately. I know how I feel about … More Emotion vs. Feeling: How to Evoke More from Readers

A Clarifying Moment in American History by Eliot A. Cohen

Professor at Johns Hopkins SAIS; former Counselor of the Department of State. #SinewsofPeace column @aminterest. Latest book is #TheBigStick (2017). Professor Cohen writes with cogent intellect and extraordinary experience. This is a not to be missed article from The Atlantic. Here is a short excerpt:  There should be nothing surprising about what Donald Trump has … More A Clarifying Moment in American History by Eliot A. Cohen

The GasLighting of America!

 “If Donald Trump can undercut America’s trust in all media, he then starts to own them and can start to literally implant his own version of reality.” http://www.nbcnews.com/health/mental-health/some-experts-say-trump-team-s-falsehoods-are-classic-gaslighting-n711021 “The behavior has all the signs of “gaslighting”, says clinical psychologist Bryant Welch, who wrote a 2008 book entitled “State of Confusion: Political Manipulation and the Assault … More The GasLighting of America!

Life’s Folly

          For in pairs it seems, We often move Together, But we live and die alone, To think our safety lies In others, Is life’s folly we soon, Discover, For when we die, It seems, No others care to follow.      

QUOTES THAT SHINE A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS

  “The wound (in your heart) is the place where the Light enters you.” ― Rumi “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ― Oscar Wilde “I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.” ― Albert Einstein “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche  “In three words I can … More QUOTES THAT SHINE A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS