Throughout our lifetimes, most of us will face different hardships, and create many amazing memories. All of those blend together to make you the person you become. Each of us have a different story, taking a different path. Whether you believe someone has taken the right path or not, it is important to remember that we all want the same things in life - to be happy and to be loved for who we are. In Their Shoes is a collection of short stories that allows you to have a glimpse into someone's life, giving you insight on how it may feel to be them for just a moment.
Twelve-year old Martin has only just moved to a new town when he encounters some mean kids tormenting a small Jack Russell terrier puppy, lost and alone. Martin saves him, brings him home, and eventually gives him a name-Cool Shoes. Now the puppy has a home and a friend, and Martin knows he'll never be lonely again. Martin's mom and the squirrels take a liking to Cool Shoes, but the puppy needs to play with other dogs, too. One day at the dog park, Martin makes the acquaintance of Zaria, who also owns a Jack Russell. Now both Martin and Cool Shoes have new friends, and together, they can stand up to any foe! The friends need to be strong together, because there are bullies everywhere. Martin and Cool Shoes learn that some people just don't want to get along, but they also learn that all people can get along, if only they try. This is the story of a boy and his rescue dog, but it's also about friendship, family, and the bravery it takes to do the right thing.
The Romans believed that an artist's inspiration came from a spirit, called a genius, that lived in the walls of the artist's home. In her second book, Sierra DeMulder examines her childhood in a small town, heartache, loss, and the possibility of transcending suffering, aided by the voice of her own genius. His character appears throughout the book, providing charming commentary and biting insight on the young author's creative process and emotional path.
Resonating with passion, pureness and simplicity, in Cherish The Moment, Rosalind leads us on a journey into the hearts, souls and lives of others. By transporting us to that majestic place of the raw beauty of the heart and genuine connections between others, Rosalind unplugs us from the bustle of our busy lives. This is a treasure trove of precious, literary gems. Her words encourage us to live with a gentler and quieter perspective in harmony with the beauty around us, within us and with each other. - Phyllis-Marie Healey, Author, Embracing Life: Finding Your Way Through Loss and Grief Cherish the Moment is the third book written by the author to pay tribute to the many ordinary people who have created so many moments to cherish. It follows the author's earlier books, Speak Their Name and Honour the Memory, in that each poem tells a story and each story is unique in its inspiration. These books of poetry are the author's way of honouring all life and capturing precious moments in time, responding to the mystery of life, holding dear the memories of each day and respecting the beauty and dignity of all life. Rosalind Reardon Pinsent is a retired teacher who lives in Bellevue, Newfoundland and Labrador, with her husband, Jim, and their son, Perry. From her home, tucked in a beautiful harbour, she continues to be inspired by the beauty of the people and the community around her. Originally from Bell Island in Conception Bay, she remains faithful to her mining town roots. Her personal journey is fascinating in that she leaves no stone unturned in doing what she loves and sharing the memories that are created by doing so. Her devotion to family, friends, those in need, and all those she meets provides the inspiration for her thoughts. Cherish the Moment is her way of showing love and appreciation and deep gratitude for all that her life holds.
For the past few years Tanine M. Harvey has written a monthly inspirational publication, "Soul Therapy," sharing her thoughts and knowledge on spiritual growth, self awareness and relationships. Simultaneously, she shared her gift with an online magazine, Squarerootz.net in the 'Manic Monday Motivation' section, writing a weekly motivational column to inspire people to begin their work week with a positive start.
Tanine M. Harvey connects with her readers in a candid, motivational and compassionate voice. She expresses her art to stretch her readers beyond their comfort, to overcome their fears and to use each experience as a spring board to foster a life of liberation toward a relentless drive for progress. Her writings are intimate, sharing the details of her experiences as she taps into the power within. "Walking in New Shoes" symbolizes one who is living the questions before the answers manifest. It's a journey of becoming something new through a life of resilience and self awareness. "When there is no one to encourage me, when there is no one to hold me accountable and bring me back to my true self, I am accountable to encourage myself." "Walking in New Shoes" will impact your thinking and inspire the colossal power within you. As you walk through the pages with your fingertips you will discover a new way of thinking, a new way of being and a new way of living.