Wish I could tell you where this originated.
It’s easy to tell others to take risks. It’s harder to live by that rule, especially if you’re wise enough to consider the consequences. Have faith. Take a leap and trust that someone will catch you.
Weigh your choices.
Don’t hesitate to give to a stranger but don’t give everything away.
Be who you are. Everybody else is taken.
Life is short. Have the courage to leave a miserable job, if you’ve tried everything you can. The same is true of a miserable relationship, as long as you’re not hurting your children. If you’re afraid you might be, weigh the value of staying in a struggling relationship against the possible outcome of moving on.
Don’t be afraid to move on and move forward. Don’t let fear hold you back.
Don’t be afraid to love; don’t wear your heart on your sleeve.
Remember that life is what happens while you’re making other plans.
Consider your body, with all its imperfections, a gift from God. Treat it well and know what you can and cannot change.
Accept what you cannot change; change what you can; ask for the wisdom to know the difference.
Be grateful for what is right in your life.
Purchase Never Too Late: From Wannabe to Wife at 62
This is an observation, not a complaint. I love all the good things that are coming my way.
- Awards for Never Too Late: From Wannabe to Wife at 62
- A new writing project — too soon to tell you about it
- New editing jobs — through Story Circle Network and privately
- More books to read — including three competing for the Sarton Award offered by Story Circle Network and a number sent by some excellent publishers
- Submissions to Writer Advice’s Flash TRAVEL Contest, which I love reading and commenting about.-Read about it in the tan box at Writer Advice .
- The next speaking engagement …
- The light on the hills as the sun sets …
- Thursday night dates with my husby, whose unexpected attention and love gave me the inspiration for Never Too Late.
So, “the hurrieder I go, the behinder I get” (thank you Lewis Carroll) and I don’t publish here often. New things are coming soon. Sign up to be notified by putting your e-mail in the “Follow” box.
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NEVER TOO LATE:
A 62-year-old goes from Wannabe to Wife
by B. Lynn Goodwin
How does a 62-year-old woman who’s never been married find happiness with a two-time widower seeking his third wife on . . . Craigslist!? Does she throw caution to the wind and relinquish her freedom, or should she take a crash course in compromises?
Author B. Lynn Goodwin tells all and more in NEVER TOO LATE. How she was attracted to Richard’s clear expectations, his honesty, and his incredible openness. She’d never met anyone like him.
Would she recognize love if it knocked on her heart? And could an educated woman be happy moving into a blue-collar world?
Whether you’ve been single forever, are trapped in an unhappy marriage, or you’re simply curious, you’ll find secrets to a happy marriage in NEVER TOO LATE.
Summary from Koehler Press
This photo was taken at the home of my husband’s sister, Marsha. She’s a highly skilled photographer, and she caught our vacation smiles. The door to her photo studio is open in the background. Do you see it?
Want to guess what we’re thinking about?
We’re not on the cover of my forthcoming memoir, Never Too Late: From Wannabe to Wife at 62. In fact, we’d like to know what you think about the two cover choices. Scroll down to the information below the picture to find out how to vote for the cover you prefer. Thanks!
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I’ll tell you the launch date as soon as I know. Might even come out before 2018.