"The Memory Box"

Posted May 9th 2008, 12:06 by 2TheHeart! on Inspiration

Welcome to 2TheHeart!
Happy Mother's Day! I hope each of the moms in 2TheHeart's online family feel cherished, loved and appreciated this Sunday! 
"Becoming a mother means learning new things about yourself.  How much sleep you can do without. How much patience you have. The best hiding place for chocolate."
“The Memory Box”   By Susan Farr Fahncke
After having been settled in our new home for almost a year, I decided to finish unpacking the...

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"From a Flood to a Hug"

Posted Apr 17th 2008, 09:15 by 2TheHeart! on Inspiration

Welcome to 2TheHeart!
If you have not often felt the joy of doing a kind act, you have neglected much, and most of all yourself.
-- A. Neilen
I am thrilled to welcome a new writer to 2TheHeart! David is from Scotland and this story completely stole my heart.  I look forward to reading more from him!
FROM A FLOOD TO A HUG by David McLaughlin
The late evening train from Glasgow was battling the worst of the winter...

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"Brick Walls"

Posted Apr 1st 2008, 09:38 by 2TheHeart! on Inspiration

Spring Boutique!  Advertise your crafts, business or product in our online Spring Boutique from now until May 30 for only $10!  Visit our Boutique page to support your other 2TheHeart community members and learn how to advertise!  www.2TheHeart.com/boutique
Welcome to 2TheHeart!
Hard things are put in our way, not to stop us, but to call out our courage and strength.  -- Anonymous
I am thrilled to share a new (and one of our youngest ever!) writer to...

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"Sunrise Service"

Posted Mar 22nd 2008, 03:34 by 2TheHeart! on Inspiration

Welcome to 2TheHeart!
Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time.  ~Martin Luther
I thought today's story was a beautiful one to share in remembrance of Easter and Christ's crucifixation and resurrection.  May your Easter be filled with prayer and peace.
Sunrise Service
by Pamela Perry Blaine
It was dark outside as we woke up and began getting ready for church.  It was exciting to get up on...

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Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 08:46 by 2TheHeart! on Inspiration

Attention Writers!
Who remembers Funny Fridays?  I got a notice that Chicken Soup for the Soul is looking for stories for their upcoming book: Celebrating Life's Embarrassing Moments and I immediately thought of our Funny Friday stories!  I miss our Funny Fridays and would love to bring them back when I get more time.  I encourage anyone who wrote stories for FF to think about submitting them to Chicken Soup!  The deadline is December 31 of this...

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Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 05:04 by 2TheHeart! on Inspiration

Welcome to 2TheHeart!
"We must live as true followers of the Christ, with charity toward all, returning good for evil, teaching by example the ways of the Lord, and accomplishing the vast service He has outlined for us. " - Gordon B. Hinckley
I am excited to share a new story by a new (to us!) writer.  This story deeply moved me, as I know it will you!  Thank you so much to all who wrote regarding...

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"Letting Go"

Posted Feb 13th 2008, 12:00 by 2TheHeart! on Inspiration

Watch for more stories "2TheHeart" very soon - I have several really wonderful ones to share with you and am excited for you to read them!  Today's story is one by me and is about my recent lesson in learning to let go.  Have a blessed week and a Happy Valentine's Day!  To send a free 2TheHeart ecard, click the "ecard" button in the menu to the left.
"Letting Go" by Susan Farr...

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2007 2TheHeart Poetry Contest Winners!

Posted Nov 26th 2007, 05:47 by 2TheHeart! on Inspiration

Congratulations to all of our 2TheHeart 2007 Poetry Contest finalists!  This year we had over a thousand entries and it was very difficult to narrow our choices down! Special thanks to our Poetry Panel of judges for the time, thought and dedication they gave to this huge project!  And thank you to all who shared your beautiful poetry with us!  Each and every poem was truly a work of art!
Below are the winning poems...

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"Give Thanks"

Posted Nov 21st 2007, 10:54 by 2TheHeart! on Inspiration

Poetry Contest Update!  Because one of our Poetry Contest panel judges has been having a family crisis, we have moved the date we will be announcing winners.  Look for winning poetry to be announced Monday, Nov. 26th! Thank you for your patience!
I pray that each of you have a blessed and peace-filled Thanksgiving! I am thankful for our 2TheHeart readers and writers and hope that today's story reminds you to show the gratitude you...

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"CHEMO HAIR" - corrected version

Posted Nov 8th 2007, 10:10 by 2TheHeart! on Inspiration

Attention writers and aspiring writers!
If you can have a conversation on the telephone, then you're only a month away from writing your next (or first?) book, and potentially becoming a best-selling author.  Napolean Hill wrote the best selling book “Think and Grow Rich” by interviewing hundreds of successful people over 23 years.   However, by utilizing teleseminar technology, you can interview top leaders in any field and publish your own "How To" book in less...

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Posted Oct 25th 2007, 09:36 by 2TheHeart! on Inspiration

Reminder!  If you haven't entered the 2TheHeart 2007 Poetry Contest, the deadline is looming! Click here for rules and prizes.  Deadline to enter is tomorrow, October 26th at midnight!
Welcome to 2TheHeart!
Today is a very special, one-of-a-kind issue of 2TheHeart!  In order to view today's story, you will need to have your speakers on! (If you are deaf or hard of hearing, please contact me for transcripts at editor@2theheart.com). 
Michael Segal is one of the...

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"First Light"

Posted Oct 10th 2007, 09:00 by 2TheHeart! on Inspiration

Welcome to 2TheHeart!
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.  -- Robert Brault
Have you entered the poetry contest?  If you are a poet at heart, now is your chance to get published!  Click the link to the right for full contest rules and prizes.  Deadline to enter is October 26th!  Enjoy a wonderful and inspiring story today by Mark Crider and be sure to...

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Posted Sep 29th 2007, 01:50 by 2TheHeart! on Inspiration

The language beneath the language:
This is poetry.
-   Andrea Pacione
Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world.
-   Percy Bysshe Shelley
2007 2TheHeart Poetry Contest Rules and Prizes:
1st Place winner will receive $50, a 2TheHeart "Fun Pack" (T-Shirt, 2TheHeart Book, bumper sticker and 2TheHeart candy bar), "2007/08 Poet's Market" book, award certificate, and publication on 2TheHeart.com.
2nd Place winner will receive a 2TheHeart "fun pack" (see above), award certificate and publication on 2TheHeart.com.
3rd Place winner will receive a 2TheHeart...

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Posted Aug 26th 2007, 05:52 by 2TheHeart! on Inspiration

Welcome to 2TheHeart!
"Measure wealth not by the things you have, but by the things you have for which you would not take money."  - unknown
We recently shared a story titled "Someone Named Mama" (you can read it in our archives if you missed it last time!), and I am happy to share another, even more moving story by Robert!  This particular story went right to my heart and reminded me how very blessed...

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"She Sings Like an Angel"

Posted Jul 11th 2007, 06:19 by 2TheHeart! on Inspiration

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Welcome to 2TheHeart!
“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”  ~Norman MacFinan
I received tons of mail about our new writer, Robert VanDerslice and his story “Someone Named Mama”!  If you missed it, you can read it online...

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