There are defining moments that come to us – reminding us of our blessings. They oftentimes reveal themselves in the most unexpected of places, as we travel down our paths. And, whether they are blessings in disguise, or unique challenges that may tempt our inner demons, they mold and change us. These ongoing challenges make us come to appreciate the rare, truest gifts. One needn’t look too far to discover that the littlest things – these relished things that are not truly “things” – indeed are the most valuable, loved “things” in our lives that we should be ever-thankful for, and to forever cherish.
These most beloved “things” in our lives are the enduring friendships, our support systems, and the tender guidance of a loved one. They are the silent prayers others freely offer – the sweetest embraces – and the whispers of encouragement. They are the unity of our communities, the free flowing, thoughtful critiques of fellow artists and writers, and the tight-knit bond we all share. It is such a wondrous feeling when someone else discovers the unexpected beauties in something we have crafted from the love of our very own hands – and in sharing that beautiful creation with other exceptional artists we know will appreciate it. It is a marvelous thing too when there is a connection shared between us. That rare feeling means so much to those it impacts on a daily basis – and it does make a difference. One kind word or gesture of appreciation can shine a light upon someone deserving of it. Everyday, we have the opportunity to reach out and shine that beautiful light upon others – why not take it? Take the moment – seize it – but also remember the importance of humility. Try not to allow arrogance to destroy that loving, positive light.
Taking the moment to always say “thank-you” – even for something that may seem insignificant at the time, could mean everything to the person to whom you have offered it. Little things do impact us, whether we choose to see them or not – as these tiny fragments of positive light surround us, daily. It touches us in far greater ways we may not easily recognize, but that rare light is always shining. These lights are the quiet angels who endeavor to work tirelessly to influence change and generously embrace the world around them, with boundless love. These are the cherished ones who we need to truly open our eyes to and appreciate. These quiet, loving angels sometimes leave the most everlasting impacts – let us all be thankful.
For those not as acquainted with me, my journal is a wonderful place to find some tidbits about what is going on in the Literature world. However, that being said, you will want to keep an eye out also for various other news postings from your Literature Community Volunteers, add them to your watch, so you will not miss out on a thing! Scrolling down, you will also find information geared towards other contests, groups and other news various links all related to Literature, so be sure to check them out.
Along with my monthly Ladies of Lit
series, I host and support a variety of contests, group projects, a tri-monthly 30 Writers to Discover
series, and the ongoing Writers Welcome Wagon
. Is there something you wish for me to take part in or to help support? Feel free to note me
at any time. Here
is the current listing for my Ladies of Lit
. Review the guidelines, and send me your suggestions, I am in dire need of them
! Ladies of Lit Issue: Volume Forty-Four
Do not miss our critique session with PinkyMcCoversong
on July 20th at 7pm EST
Latest Volume of 30 Writers You Should Discover
. Writers Welcome Wagon Project
Its Flash Fiction month
! Find out the exciting details Here
For those not doing Flash Fiction month, write a novel for Camp NaNoWriMo
shows you how to be a Productive Writer
Have you read about our official CRLiterature Book Club
? Latest book news Here
It is PE Lit Basics Week
! Don't forget to check out some of the Journals!
Nichrysalis wants to read your thoughts about the Literature Community
And, in that Lit spirit CelestialMemories
is looking to Critique You
Check out ezradeacon
's Love Letters
contest. The deadline is December 31st
spread The Lit Love.
The inspirational Maya Angelou leaves her Mark
, in Two Parts
Within the community, there are several Literature chatrooms
to visit that might be of interest to you. However, if you feel uncomfortable in these chatrooms, you might find what you are looking for in the revamped Literature Forums
. There are also several critique and prompt groups
available for use towards all of your Literature-related needs. Below, you will find just a small sampling of what the community has to offer you: #CRLiterature The official DeviantART Literature chatroom. #Writersforlife Write, mingle, learn and keep writing for life. #Writeroom Looking for tips, ideas and more, the Writeroomies are here for you. #Cabal Srs bsns of literary discussion. Writers-Workshop Where the Writers Workshop Writing. ScreamPrompts Are You A Writer? HammeredPoetry Sick of cliches? Us Too. transliterations From One World to Another. LITplease A Club for Every Writer.
Throughout DeviantART, there are a number of resourceful news articles filled with features, contests and much, much more. Several deviants keep the literature community in the know with these articles. I am honored to present the creme of the crop, and invite you to fully explore what each article has to offer.
The Lit Gallery Volunteers' June Lit Daily Deviations
and CV Journal Updates. IrrevocableFate
loves DA Lit! Contests, Various Groups, Workshops and More. WorldWar-Tori
would like to share her Literature News
with you. SadisticIceCream
has Publishing Resources. apocathary
also has a collection of Miscellaneous Resources. julietcaesar
does as well in Her Journal. SpriteBlayde
dips her quill in Stained Ink
Likes to adjust his Lit Antennaes
Encourages Inspirational Affirmation
is introducing us to Amazing Deviants
finds Stories and Charming Chapters
is looking for some Group Therapy
and Undiscovered Deviants in Lit
finds writers under the radar on his Watch
has opened her official Literary-Almanac
goes in search of Wonderful Lit Deviants
provides some Writer Resources
also has an array of Lit Resources
picks out amazing Monthly Daily Lit
and discovers dAuthors
wants to Talk Writing
calls for Literary Conversation
With the official groups feature in full swing, there is a whole array of Literature groups to join and support. Below, you will have the opportunity to check out just a few
of the newest
ones on DeviantART. And, if there is a group not listed here that may interest you, you might want to check out the official Literature Group Hub.Criticarium
, TheFictionNetwork Ghosts-Of-Literature
--Any other Literature news that you would like to see in this reserved space? Note me
.Angels Among Us
Remember the Angel?
Remember the angel that wiped your tears and made you brightly smile?
You always told her to let you be; you were always in denial.
Remember the angel that sang you to sleep and played with your hair?
You never cared to have her near you, though that smile was still there
Remember the angel that waited for you, the one who waited countless hours?
You never seemed to even notice, I guess that was your power
Remember the angel that saved your life, risking also her own?
You ran away and left her there, you left her there alone
Remember the angel that fell from heaven, only to be with you?
You marked her with your sin and made her feel brand new
Remember the angel with crystal eyes and long white hair let down?
You see how she feels alone; do you see that awful frown?
Remember the angel, please remember her now, can't you feel her love?
All of that was only for you , sent from above
Remember the angel, don't you remember the angel,
If you stop by, and would like to begin your journey on my DA homepage, may I suggest starting here
. Also, if you are new to DA and need further assistance, please feel free to contact me if you cannot find what you are looking for in the FAQ section
My official DeviantART Prayer Support Log
. If there is someone you know who is in need of support, do let me know at any time and I will add them to the log.
I like to support Literature here by adding literature clubs/groups
to my watch. If I have yet to add yours, feel free to leave me a comment. Who is serving the Literature Community and what can they do for you
? Your Community Volunteers for Literature are listed below as follows. You can freely contact them at any time with your questions or concerns.GrimFace242IrrevocableFateneurotypeShadowedAcolyte
And, of course, here are some lovely stamps, to show your support!
Please stop by The-Novelist-Club
and feel free to join us, whether you are a writer, a poet, reader, or even a critic - we'd love to have you. We are currently accepting regular submissions and various pieces for our Workshops, so please show your support to these wonderful writers and stop by.
Looking to join a fun group which supports the exciting era of Abraham Lincoln by paying homage to his memory with fun panel discussions, Q and A sessions, book reviews and much, much more? Then TheLincolnLegacy
is the perfect place for you. Walks of all artistic life are warmly welcomed here. LungCancer-Awareness
was created to bring awareness to a well-known cancer that has not only impacted the daily lives of the members of my own family - but so many others around us. Anything that you can do to promote awareness within your community can and will make a difference!
Wanting to keep an eye on all things Literature on DeviantART, and not sure where to turn? Your official Literature home CRLiterature
, is the place to find everything you could possibly want, from generalized information, resources, contests and more, so do not miss out.
Looking for some of the latest news about your Daily Deviations or that news article you may missed over the course of the month? Well then, LitResources
may be the very place for you to catch up on all of the latest happenings.
Everyone is welcome over at our group, And we realize that every writer has their own personality, interests, strengths and weaknesses, so we aim to provide unique pathways into the community for everyone. So go on - sign yourself up and get exposed over at Expose-Lit
Our judges at TalentedWritersGuild
are looking for your quality literature! So, if you have something that you feel will simultaneously move us, challenge us, and inspire us as readers - then we are the very group for you.
Looking for a delightful and positively charged environment to post your work and give others some encouragement and support? Then look no further than ProjectPositivity
I have added several updates to our local club Indiana-Deviants
, so if you are from Indiana, or just interested in Hoosier related news, please, by all means, join us! We would be more than happy to have you there. We are always looking to accept new submissions.
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