We read quotes from people all the time. Sometimes we even write them down. Maybe we post them on our refrigerator, our wall, our computer, our bulletin board, our mirror. Then we say, oh yes, I'll remember this one. I have done that many times myself. I always wanted to_______________________, fill in the blank but I never seem to find the time. We refer to time as though it's a lost sock and if we search long and hard enough, we're sure we'll find it. But we don't.
Time is precious. Once it's lost it can never be found. Yes, it is gone. We have to make all of our time count. We need to write down exactly what we want to do and intend to do. Time is like water slipping through our fingers. I said for many years that I wanted to write a book but I never did. Something always got in the way. Finally when I retired and had the time. I said, I can do my writing now but I still didn't. Do you know what finally made me start my writing? I joined a writing group. By joining a writing group, it made me find time for my writing. Why? Because once a month we would meet and we were supposed to come with something we had written to share with the group. That's what made me start to take my writing seriously. I had to produce something to share with the group. With that motivation, I wrote my first book which is a picture book. My first book is now on Amazon. I never could have done it without my writing group.
Is there something you want to do but can never find the time? Then think about finding a group that does what you want to do. I have a friend who started a knitting group because she wanted to knit and could never find the time. She discovered there were many people who also wanted to knit. So, if you can't find a group, start one of your own. I guarantee you, you will discover there are other people out there who have been looking for the group you started.
So, if you want to find the time, you must make the time. Start finding the time by finding your group. Have fun looking. Have more fun and satisfaction when you find or make your group to do what you could never find time to do.
Hi everyone. I'm excited to welcome you to my blog. My name is Lois Griffin Powell and I'm a fiction writer for children and young adults. I'm a girl from the north who's now living in the south but not the deep south. I'm in Virginia. What can I tell you, I love the seasons. I guess that's the north in me. I savior nothing better than a hot cup of herbal tea and a great book. I love a lot of things but I really love to write and talk. Why else would I have a blog. Enjoy!