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The Art of Patience

The Art of Patience

“PATIENCE IS NOT PASSIVE RESIGNATION, NOR IS IT FAILING TO ACT BECAUSE OF OUR FEAR. PATIENCE MEANS ACTIVE WAITING AND ENDURING.” ––Dieter F. Uchtdorf Ever been tempted to pray for patience? I have. Then I learned my lesson. I’m not kidding. Don’t ever, ever, pray for patience! Many times in my life I have been…more goodness …

Winner of the Giveaway from Regina Jeffers’ Blog Post

Congratulations goes out to Maclaney who will receive a copy of Janet Taylor’s 2015 “Longbourn to Pemberley” calendar as part of a fabulous discussion on Regina Jeffers’ blog “Should Not Elizabeth Bennet Despise Mr. Wickham?“. Please contact Regina Jeffers (jeffersregina@gmail.com) to claim your prize. In the email, please include your name and mailing address. more goodness …

Should Not Elizabeth Bennet Despise George Wickham?

Should Not Elizabeth Bennet Despise George Wickham?

By Regina Jeffers Recently, I was writing a scene for an upcoming Austen release, and in it, I attempted to explain Elizabeth Bennet’s lack of “hatred” for George Wickham. Even after having read “Pride and Prejudice” well over 50 times during my lifetime, I found myself sadly lacking in this endeavour for I held no…more goodness …

Letters from England

Letters from England

In 1807, Longman’s published a work presented as a traveller’s description of England, in the form of letters from a Spanish visitor, Don Manuel Alvarez Espriella, written to his mentor and confessor. Yet this person never existed. The letters were in fact written by an Englishman, Robert Southey, he of the later fame of Lake…more goodness …