Words that resonate–Barbara Winters

“I told him you are loved. You are brave. You are good.” Barbara Winters comforting Corporal Nathan Cirillo as he lay dying beside the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Ottawa Ontario, Octo...

And then, this happened…

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer A few weeks ago, I told you about being a contributor to Chicken Soup for the Soul–Christmas in Canada. It’s been a very exciting time. My mom li...

In everything, give thanks

Today is Thanksgiving in Canada.  Yesterday as I was on a plane squished between two big fellows, and no where near home, I was surprised to find myself all teary. By the time I’d landed in Den...

Words that resonate–Brennan Manning

“A man doesn’t grow old because he has lived a certain number of years. A man grows old when he deserts his ideal. The years may wrinkle his skin, but deserting his ideal wrinkles his soul...

So, this happened…

Last spring a friend of mine, pointed me to a submission call for Chicken Soup for the Soul. She thought I may have a story that would be suitable. 2014 has been the year of being brave with my writi...