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Busting Publishing’s Biggest Myths

Busting Publishing’s Biggest Myths Rejection is never easy. But some authors can’t separate themselves from their work, and take rejection letters very personally. I get many emails from disgruntled writers who can’t get past their anger to figure out why their work was turned down in the first place. So before you spend hours sticking […]

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Camping – do you have the skills to survive the outdoors?

Camping – do you have the skills to survive the outdoors? As our society becomes more and more technological, cold and urban, ever more people are starting to feel the urge to get away from it all, take a break from modern life and go back to the way things were for our ancestors. Perhaps […]

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Why do We Celebrate Birthdays

Why do We Celebrate Birthdays Why do we celebrate birthdays? What is it that we are toasting? Is it the fact that we have survived another year against many odds? Are we marking the progress we have made, our cumulative achievements and possessions? Is a birthday the expression of hope sprung eternal to live another […]

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Realism

Realism ‘Realism’ I In William Dean Howells’ words, Realism is ‘ the truthful treatment of material’. But to the question ‘what is truth’, philosophy gives not only different answers, but also different kinds of answers, representing different approaches to the same question. That’s why ‘Realism’ is also a term which can’t be defined with merely […]

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Forgiveness

Forgiveness We hear so much about forgiveness, in our churches, on Oprah, in new age magazines, but do we truly understand what the big deal about forgiveness is? We read that if we forgive others and ourselves we are doing our spiritual work and becoming better people, but what does that mean to us? You […]

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Christmas 2005: Bargains Galore!

Christmas 2005: Bargains Galore! If you are one of the many millions of Americans who will be shopping this holiday season for gifts for loved ones, friends, and business associates, you are in the driver’s seat when it comes to finding the best prices. Several events this past year have merchants scrambling to set prices […]

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Critical Criticism

Critical Criticism Critical illness insurance is designed to pay out a lump sum if you are unfortunate enough to be diagnosed with one of a list of medical conditions specified in the policy documents. There is a wide variation in the length of the lists, some covering as few as eight illnesses and one a […]

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Groombridge land with potential

Groombridge land with potential Groombridge land is agricultural land which has potential for development. Groombridge is located on the edge of west Kent, some seven kilometers to the west of Tunbridge Wells. Groombridge is notable for the unspoilt nature of The Green and its enclosure by groups of buildings that are completely harmonious and with […]

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Debt Settlement – The Bad, The Good And The Truth

Debt Settlement – The Bad, The Good And The Truth So, you’re in over your head and you’re considering a route known as debt settlement (debt negotiation), whereby your creditors will agree to accept less than the full balance owed on your accounts. You’ve probably heard or read about many different opinions relating to debt […]

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Defense of Christianity Using the Resurrection

Defense of Christianity Using the Resurrection Why is the death, burial, and subsequent resurrection of Jesus Christ such a big deal? Why didn’t Jesus just die like everyone else and go to Heaven and wait for us there? Why did it have to be so gruesome and public, His death, His burial, and His resurrection? […]

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