Cobble Stones Year 2011

Cobble Stones Year 2011

by Sandra Tayler
     
 
This is a sampler selected from the blog One Cobble at a Time by Sandra Tayler. It pulls some of the most interesting literary quality blog entries from 2011 and puts them into a single volume. Essays discuss everything from family, divine inspiration, financial management, parenting, peace, and finding self-worth

An excerpt from Red Shoes and

Overview

This is a sampler selected from the blog One Cobble at a Time by Sandra Tayler. It pulls some of the most interesting literary quality blog entries from 2011 and puts them into a single volume. Essays discuss everything from family, divine inspiration, financial management, parenting, peace, and finding self-worth

An excerpt from Red Shoes and Wishing
“You’re allowed to want things,” I said to myself. I didn’t quite believe it. If I began wanting things then there would be conflict between the things that I wanted and the things that my husband or children wanted. The simplest way to avoid the inevitable conflicts was to remember that what I wanted most was my family and to either let go of or fold away the other things. So I pressed myself small, trying to take only the spaces in our lives which no one else was occupying. I got quite good at it. Unfortunately the process squeezed from my life those things which re-energized me. I was less and less able to meet family needs because I had less and less to give. It came to a crisis, and I formally told myself, “You’re allowed to want things. Even if they are silly. Even if they are impractical. Even if logic dictates that you’ll never have them, you’re still allowed to want them.” I breathed a big sigh and tried to believe it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014436267
Publisher:
Tayler Corporation
Publication date:
05/13/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
78
File size:
183 KB

Meet the Author

Sandra Tayler is a writer of essays, children’s books, speculative fiction, and blog entries. She has sold stories to anthology markets and one time her blog won an award for online writing. She has two picture books, two essay books, and two novels in progress, all of which sounds nicely balanced, but those ratios will likely change before you read this bio. You can find Sandra online at onecobble.com or on Twitter (@SandraTayler). Sandra spends most of her time with her house, her four kids, and her cartoonist husband who makes her laugh

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