• How to Keep Discouragement from Seeping into Your Heart

    By Joyce Dunaway @DunawayJoyce What does it take to discourage you? Criticism from a friend, health or financial issues, cancelled vacation plans, rejection letters, children who stray from your advice, or divorce? Sometimes discouragement is immediate, but it often slowly… { keep reading }

  • How to Add Excitement to Your Life

    By Joyce Dunaway @DunawayJoyce Children get so excited as they anticipate the celebration of Christmas or their birthday. They talk about it for weeks before the actual event—what gifts they want, who they want to share the day with, what… { keep reading }

  • How Being Professional Can Help You Achieve Your Dreams

    by Joyce Dunaway @DunawayJoyce Presenting yourself in a professional manner will increase your chances of advancing in the pursuit of your dreams. Acting in a business-like manner will show agents, editors, and publishers that you are serious about your writing… { keep reading }

  • Ten Things to Leave Behind to Follow Your Dreams

    by Joyce Dunaway @DunawayJoyce “Forgetting what is behind and reaching forward to what is ahead, I pursue as my goal the prize promised by God’s heavenly call in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 3:13) Do we, like Paul, need to leave some… { keep reading }

  • How Healthy Living Can Help You Achieve Your Dreams

    by Joyce Dunaway @DunawayJoyce Almost everyone has some health issues. Some are the results of hereditary and some because of poor maintenance of our bodies. Of course, we all know the importance of exercise and healthy eating habits. Also, other… { keep reading }

  • How Visualization Can Help You Achieve Your Dreams

    by Joyce Dunaway @DunawayJoyce To visualize is to form a mental picture of something. By using your imagination you can conceive how your life would look once you accomplish your dreams. Concrete visual aids along the journey will inspire you… { keep reading }

  • How a Writers’ Retreat Enhanced the Pursuit of My Dream

    by Joyce Dunaway @DunawayJoyce  Writing is a lonely endeavor. Often our friends and family don’t understand why we need to work without interruptions. That’s why associating with other writers is so refreshing. Lynette Eason’s Weekend with the Writers’ Retreat encouraged… { keep reading }

  • How My Attitude Affects the Dreams of My Heart

    By Joyce Dunaway @Dunawayjoyce What is a dream you’ve had for years, but have not achieved? Perhaps you’ve started working on it several times, but haven’t finished. You’ve convinced yourself it will never happen and give up in frustration. But… { keep reading }