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Today’s Wisdom Key

Constantly making excuses for someone’s bad/atrocious behavior doesn’t show how understanding you are, but instead how gullible. When someone shows you who they really are…believe them.


Today’s Wisdom Key

Try to make a positive impression wherever you go today – whether it be at the store or local diner, even at the park or on the job. A simple smile can brighten someone’s day and remind them that there are still good people in this world.
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Today’s Wisdom Key

When a person’s conscience is “dead”, they can do anything to anyone without losing a wink of sleep. The only time that conscience “re-awakens” is when they’re on the receiving end of a brutal misdeed such as what they’ve dished out. And that misdeed ultimately finds them. 😉

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Today’s Featured Author – Tanya R. Taylor

Featured today on Susan Leigh Noble’s blog. Thank you so much, Susan. 😊

Into Another World

Today I welcome Tanya R. Taylor to my blog. Her latest book, The Contract: Murder in the Bahamas, is the fifth in her The Cornelius Saga and was released earlier this month.


Daniel J. Smith, a forty-eight-year-old colored man, sat alone in the diner across the street from Tinnedale Hospital. He was of medium height and build, which edged closer to the broader side of the scale, but handsome, nonetheless, by many accounts. The clear eye-glasses sat comfortably on the bridge of his nose as he perused the morning newspaper.

Glancing above the daily, he observed a man in a long, white coat a few tables away and a woman wearing a dark blue outfit with high-heeled shoes to match. A younger man sat a couple of tables down. He appeared to be just staring into space as he sipped his hot chocolate, the steam of which steadily…

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THE CONTRACT: Murder in The Bahamas Released Today!

Many “well-to-do” and “have-it-all-together” people have had depressing thoughts and suicidal tendencies — not knowing who to turn to or confide in. They believe an outward show of success will solve their problems and subdue their inner demons, but “achieving it all” and “having it all” fail to erase that nagging emotional pain. Daniel J. Smith tried a few times to end his life, but failed, and finally he thought “Maybe there’s a reason I’m still here”. Read his troubling story in book 5 of the Cornelius Saga Series released today on Amazon as an ebook and in paperback at major online retailers.




Today’s Wisdom Key

Love is the key. A heart devoid of genuine love is a life that’s unfulfilled.