Truth is … Celebrations Make a Difference {Five Minute Fridays}


Last night, our writing group met. We meet monthly and share. We begin sharing how our school jobs are going (or retirement for Tam.) We share about our families. And, we share about our writing.

Truth is … we share in celebration and we love it!

Truth is celebration is the reason why we gather together. We share stories and listen. We encourage and nudge. We celebrate the little things in our writing lives. You see, when we share a story, it is the beginning of a writing piece. When we share, the truth comes from our hearts. We clap and laugh and listen with eyes wide open.

Truth is if we didn’t celebrate the little things, we wouldn’t be a writing group. Writing is hard. We take risks in sharing. We are courageous, brave and true.

And the truth is … these monthly celebrations are what keep me going, to keep writing and to keep working through the hard.


Celebrations make a difference! Celebrating Ruth Ayres’s new book, Celebrating Writers.

2 Responses to Truth is … Celebrations Make a Difference {Five Minute Fridays}

  1. Cindi says:

    Love this! How fun to have such good friends to celebrate with!

  2. Linda Baie says:

    Thrilled to see a picture, and love hearing those words, Mary Helen. The group does keep us going!

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