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Inspirational Writing for August 22, 2018

Seldom is our influence on others more significant than how we react to disappointment in our life. Disappointment has a way of bringing out the true nature of a person. How we handle disappointment is seen by others and leaves an impression on them they do not forget.

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Inspirational Writing for August 21, 2018

Every day, you must carry with you the tools to succeed. Those tools are innovative thinking, a willingness to learn, and a positive attitude. With these tools, you are expanding your thinking and absorbing as much knowledge as possible while maintaining an optimistic outlook.

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Inspirational Writing for August 20, 2018

What if there was a mirror that reflected what’s in your heart rather than an image in the mirror. We often try to hide things in our heart that others never know. Thinking about the reflection you’d see, would your heart be one of love or one of confusion?

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Inspirational Writing for August 19, 2018

As a Christian, it’s a bit contradictory to hit people over the head with your Bible when you talk about God’s love. Maybe it would be more effective if we figuratively showed them how to stand on the Bible to help them see a happier life.

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Inspirational Writing for August 18, 2018

We all have clouds in our life. These clouds are the problems, annoyances, and nuisances that we have no controls over. It’s easy to let these clouds hide the sunshine in our lives. Try to look through the clouds and enjoy the sunshine that shines above them.

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Inspirational Writing for August 17, 2018

Most of the things that guide us happen early in life. As we get older, those things may become challenged or blurred. Whether you change at that point or not, be careful what controls your life doesn’t make you less loving, compassionate, or forget where you came from.

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Inspirational Writing for August 16, 2018

A memory is the capturing of a moment in our life that touched our heart, changed our lives, or brought us closer to those we love. It’s sometimes all we have left when all that’s left is us.

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Dandridge Mercantile -- our latest store

Owners Tracey Bommarito and Sue McCall met each other several years ago and bonded working on Santa shops, art projects, and later on, Sweet Repeats (Tracey’s twice a year children’s consignment shop). It was during the preparations for Sweet Repeats that they visualized the top floor of the old Gass building in historic downtown Dandridge as a shop where they would carry only items handmade or repurposed in Tennessee and occasionally, the surrounding states. A one stop shop for one of a kind items you won’t find anywhere else!

 
In addition to their unique crafts and home decor, they sought out books by Tennessee authors. As of August 9, 2018, the store is carrying about 70 titles by members of the Authors Guild of Tennessee.  All of the writers live in East Tennessee where some of their books are set. The genres include Southern Fiction, mysteries, fantasy, inspirational works, memoirs, historical, humorous essays, Christian fiction and non-fiction, and childrens books. 
 
Drop by and shop the wide-ranging selection for your reading pleasure or to purchase as gifts for family and friends. 
 
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Inspirational Writing for August 15, 2018

Getting mad about something just to prove a point only creates more problems that you’ll have to apologize for later. It’s hard enough sometimes to explain why you’re mad, but just to prove a point is impossible to justify to anyone.

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Inspirational Writing for August 14, 2018

In life, every great success begins with a challenge. Don’t be dissuaded by the difficulty of something or the amount of time it will take to accomplish it. Perseverance and determination are the two strong legs that every great success stands on.

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Inspirational Writing for August 13, 2018

A smart person can tell you how something works. An intelligent person can tell you why it works. But, an experienced person can tell you if it will work. When you’re looking to get the best answer to what to do, go with the person who's doing the job now.

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Inspirational Writing for August 12, 2018

I believe there will be sunshine following the rain that falls upon me. I believe there will be calmness following the strongest winds in my life. And, I believe I’m loved even when I feel unlovable. I know all of this because I believe in the One that does it all.

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Inspirational Writing for August 11, 2018

Like a drive down a sunny country road, life takes us through moments of sunshine and dark shadows. Like this road, we never know what may be around the next bend. Don’t fear what life may have waiting for you. Rejoice in the sunshine today and deal with the rain tomorrow.

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Inspirational Writing for August 10, 2018

Some of our greatest rewards in life are not the wealth we accumulated or the positions we ascended to. They’re the times we chose to love others unconditionally, to bring joy to their life, and to make memories that will keep them in our heart forever.

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Inspirational Writing for August 9, 2018

In life, it’s not the physical touches that we remember the longest. It’s the things that touch our heart. What touches our skin slowly fade away, but what touches our heart may live forever. Every embrace brings us joy, but those things that touch our heart often bring us, love.

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Inspirational Writing for August 8, 2018

Negativity breeds positive thinking. People who are too negative make others positive they don't want to be around them. Don’t let your negativity produce a positive feeling in those around you.

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Inspirational Writing for August 7, 2018

One of the greatest motivations a person can have is to know they are appreciated. When you're appreciated, your heart and mind are free to dream.

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Inspirational Writing for August 6, 2018

Though we cannot always choose what will control our lives, those things we surround ourselves with have an impact. If we surround ourselves with happiness and joy or hate and ugliness, one will be stored away and leak out into our life. We emulate what we most see in life.

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Inspirational Writing for August 5, 2018

The collective efforts of many hearts help God place miracles in our life. One person says something that touches our heart, another helps reinforce our faith, and another shows us love we desperately need. All these acts of grace prepare us to see God’s miracles in our life.

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Inspirational Writing for August 4, 2018

For some people, the truth is hidden behind an unwillingness to accept it. Most people who know you, love you. They have nothing but your best interest in mind when they say things to you. Don’t let your pride or stubbornness keep you from hearing the truth.

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Recent Comments

Cheryl Peyton Authors Guild Car Magnet Uses
23 July 2018
I think you just wanted to show us your 500L Fiat. Very nice. (Good ideas for the magnetized stickers, too.)
Cheryl Peyton Announcing the release of my book, CONVERSATIONS WITH CODY: A sassy canine speaks his mind
15 July 2018
Thanks, Sue. Cody does have the independence of a cat, but he doesn't know what a cat is. I'm glad you've channeled the same animal thoughts I have. Makes me feel a lot less crazy.
Susan L Kite Announcing the release of my book, CONVERSATIONS WITH CODY: A sassy canine speaks his mind
15 July 2018
Sound absolutely adorable. I used to do that with my cats. In fact your dog sounds mighty cat-like. Not sure Cody would like that comparison.
Cheryl Peyton Realms of the Cat
06 July 2018
Congratulations, Sue. Great cover. Sounds like a very creative story.
Cheryl Peyton Six Minutes to Midnight - Cheryl Peyton has a powerful ability to paint a picture with words
21 June 2018
Thank you so much, Tilmer. I'm especially pleased you felt the protagonists and antagonists were well-developed as I wanted the story to be character-driven. Appreciate your kind words and the caveat regarding younger readers.

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