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WNB Diary

Write about your day. Concentrate on observation and description, not feeling. For example, the ordinary reaction is to write “I received a letter today and it made me happy.” Instead, describe the size of the envelope, the quality of the paper and what the stamps looked like.

Keep your diary without using the verb to be. Forms of to be don’t create any vivid images. By avoiding its use, you get into the habit of choosing more interesting verbs. You’ll also be more accurate. Write “John makes me laugh” instead of “John is a funny guy.”




I am Myself I am a Wife Blessed with love I am a Mother Endowed with divinity Through the power of creation I am a Daughter Brought into this world With unending hope And the promise of the future I am a Sister Made fierce and strong While forged with kindness Protector and protected Spiraling together forever I am a Nurse Holding out the hands of healing And offering the sick comfort And the dying love Knowing that through this All things are healed and made whole I am a Writer Creating myself and world Sharing the inner depths of humanity Bringing together the divine And the humble mortal I tell the story of the Goddess And am remembered forever

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