susan walley schlesman

author, teacher, soul-seeker, litérateur

where hope grows through literature, faith, and family

15 book series that make perfect summer reading (p.s. you might fall in love)

15 book series that make perfect summer reading(p.s. you might fall in love) "You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book."Dr. Seuss With spring temps dancing in the 80s, I am finally painting my toenails, trying on shorts, and...

5 reasons Jesus’ resurrection matters

5 reasons Jesus' resurrection matters "Good Friday and Easter free us to think about other things far beyond our own personal fate, about the ultimate meaning of all life, suffering, and events: and we lay hold of a great hope."Dietrich Bonhoeffer Does the...

How to make space in your life for creativity

How to make space in your life for creativity (and why you need it) Do you have space in your life to be creative? You should. Creativity is still the most important skill in the world.Paul Petrone, Linkedin Creativity accomplishes the following in you: generates...

5 ways to wait for something to happen

5 ways to wait for something to happen When is something finally going to happen? When will I get the job I want, meet the man I’m waiting for, have the kids I want, be recognized for the work I’ve done, make the money I need, pursue the passion I have, lose the...

10 things I’m (re)learning in 2019

10 things I'm (re)learning in 2019 Why am I still working on this? I’m not sure how it’s already March (yay for spring!), but I’m doing my first self-care checkup for the new year. See if any of these epiphanies resonate with you. And please add yours in the comment...

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