52 Weeks of Thankfulness – Week 11

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“Love is the only gold.”

                                                                                             Alfred Lord Tennyson

I became inspired to travel the self publishing route after attending a conference with Books Go Social  in the summer of 2015.

Fast forward a year and a bit and I had a HUGE “to do list”regarding the publication of my own book – “Watching the Daisies- Life Lessons on the Importance of Slow.”

I felt more than a little overwhelmed!

Thus, I picked up the phone on Tuesday for “BGS’s” advice on book cover design, e-formatting, my book launch…

I breathed a HUGE sigh of relief as everything began to fall into place due to the kindness of Laurence O’Bryan and his team.  I am travelling to Dublin next week for some much appreciated one-to-one support.

My book had taken a back seat for several weeks as a dearly loved family member has been ill.  We awaited results of major investigations.

Happily, the news we received this week was much better than expected and although they face major surgery, the long term outcome is all good.

I felt a HUGE weight lift when I heard the following words retold, as given by a kind doctor:

“You are going to be OK.”

They were worth a fortune to me.  All felt right in my world once again…

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12 thoughts on “52 Weeks of Thankfulness – Week 11

  1. Hi Brigid , wow you have a lot to be mansging. When a lived one is not well life just becomes a different ball game, but even when it isnt so good. it is good.. i have learnt so much about life because i had to be with mum and not work… it was hard for and i… more her as she was ill… but for me it was a life changing experience and much needed change if perspective..

    Good luck with book and so happy you got one to one help snd guidance …must ferl like a weight lifted.

    All the best in all aspects of life and speedy and good recovery to loved one… all my love and good wishes bella

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