Turn Your Setbacks into Successes

From the pen of Julie Barbera: Imagine that you are running a marathon. You take off like a rocket. The crowd is cheering. Adrenaline keeps you going at the beginning, but you lose momentum midway through the race. Despite the challenge, you are determined to finish in first place. Although you trained for endurance, everything…… Continue reading Turn Your Setbacks into Successes

Julie Barbera’s Balance Your Expections

Imagine that you are walking down the street and you make an exciting discovery. Along the side of the road, you find a box. Something about it is very familiar, but you can’t put your finger on it. Since you are intrigued, you are anxious to see what is inside. Continue to read on: http://www.inspireu2action.com/blog/2021/3/7/balance-your-expectations-to-achieve-asuccess!…… Continue reading Julie Barbera’s Balance Your Expections

Just Some Amazing Magical Words With Power!

Subject: Words With Power!These are a few of the words, if used in a title or post, can get a reader’s attention: Really? Amazing … Announcing … Accordingly … As a Result … Bargain … Become …Become a Member … Be an Insider … Because … Challenge … Compare … Closed … Come Along … Consequently…… Continue reading Just Some Amazing Magical Words With Power!

Shakespeare For the Insane!

Or is it for the inane? ************ To 🐝 … or not 2 🐝🐝…’s************ It is 👁!************ That 🧟‍♀️ … we ☎️ … a🌹…************ If 🎼🎻 … be the 🍔🌮 … of life … 🤾🏽‍♀️🤸🏼‍♀️🏂 on … The appetite may 🤮 … and we ⚰️.********* ❤️me … R … 😡me … ❤️😡 … R ……… Continue reading Shakespeare For the Insane!

Friday the 18th, The Day after Dopey Thursday Today!

Thursday … today … is surely a dopey day.And to think, it was the day after Wednesday, which was yesterday. Now Hal … How dopey is that!? And this is a repost of a previous post under a different title, hence some of the comments may not make any sense at all. But, what the…… Continue reading Friday the 18th, The Day after Dopey Thursday Today!

Some Comments … A Poem …

I like short, concise,easy to read poems. No words overly fancy, overblown cleverness to impress me. Just ideas and imagination to entrance me. So, for that reason, I submit these comments as my poem. But …… does my pride in this matter precede My Fall? After All?

How Often Do You Check Your Life Vision?

Julie Barbera, https://www.inspireu2action.com/blog/2020/11/13/lenses-of-grace Read Lenses of Grace While it’s only necessary to go to the eye doctor once a year, it’s helpful to adjust your life vision daily. You may even need to change your view several times a day. When you correct your thinking regularly, this allows you to see through clearer lenses. The…… Continue reading How Often Do You Check Your Life Vision?

A Bavarian Sugar Cookie Day!

As Harold took a bite of Bavarian sugar cookie, he finally felt as if everything was going to be ok. Sometimes, when we lose ourselves in fear and despair, in routine and constancy, in hopelessness and tragedy, we can thank God for Bavarian sugar cookies. And, fortunately, when there aren’t any cookies, we can still…… Continue reading A Bavarian Sugar Cookie Day!

Thoroughly ‘Thoughtless’ Thursday!!!

A few Synonyms for thoughtless: discourteous, disrespectful, ill-bred, ill-mannered, impertinent, impolite, inconsiderate, rude, uncalled-for, uncivil, ungracious, unhandsome, unmannered, unmannerly… Dictionary Entries near thoughtlessthoughten thought experiment thoughtful thoughtless thoughtlet thought-out thought patterns/processes Statistics for thoughtless Look-up Popularity Bottom 40% of words Time Traveler for thoughtless The first known use of thoughtless was in 1544 thoughtless  adjective thought·less |  \ ˈthȯt-ləs   \ Kids Definition…… Continue reading Thoroughly ‘Thoughtless’ Thursday!!!

Highlights: Scenes and Screams From A Normal/Abnormal Life!

Chapter 5: South Jersey Tales:__The Only Game In Town! —Jumping Bloody Muddy Stumps! —The Strange Incident at Silver Lake! —I Do Apologize, Sunfish and Bullfrogs! —The Catfish’s Second Chance? —The Cowardly Fat Future All-State Lineman! —I Shed-Tears for Puppy-Eyed Love! —A Dangerous Shotgun Misfired in My Face! __Night Terrors and Dark Man Cometh! —The ‘Shed-Door…… Continue reading Highlights: Scenes and Screams From A Normal/Abnormal Life!

Quoth the Raven! Just Once, Evermore!

Pixabay.com In Edger Allen Poe’s 18-stanza poem, “The Raven” the line, “Quoth the Raven, Nevermore,” comes in toward the middle and gets repeated, or the word “nevermore” gets repeated in the subsequent stanzas. Alas, Poe’s oft-repeated theme emphasizes the importance of memory, because life consists of continuous loss. UVA English professor Jerome McGann features Poe’s…… Continue reading Quoth the Raven! Just Once, Evermore!

Honestly! A Movie Review From Me!

Now! I’ve never done a formal movie review of anything to include The Godfather trilogy! The story of my life! LOL! But I accidentally took the time to watch a 2001 Independent Drama/Mystery/Crime Triller called, Brigham City! Made with a puny budget of $900,000 USD. A movie about Sheriff Wes Clayton who is also a…… Continue reading Honestly! A Movie Review From Me!

The Journey Begins!

Excerpts from Julie Barbera’s book released on September 6, 2019: Cracked Mirror, Clear Reflection Shatter An Illusion of Perfection Many miss gems searching for pearls at the bottom of the sea. Every dream unrealized is like a masterpiece never painted, a hit song never sung, a great book never written. Every dream realized began with…… Continue reading The Journey Begins!