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Afton loves to connect over a cup of coffee or tea and talk about the good parts and hard parts of life. She also loves writing about the intersection of faith and friendship and introversion.
She published Storm Sisters in 2014: https://www.amazon.com/Storm-Sisters-...
She writes with other women as part of the Redbud Writers Guild.
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Afton Rorvik I go for a long walk. Something about putting my feet on the pavement seems to shake my words free.
Afton Rorvik I love hearing from readers that my words helped them in a tough situation or challenged them to see life and relationships and God differently.
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How Does an Introvert Emerge from a Pandemic?

As my introverted self contemplates emerging from this pandemic, I wonder if I have a grown and changed during this time of cocooning? Has my caterpillar-self, happily munching on nourishment within my own walls, gained strength and confidence? Will I emerge from all of this looking like a butterfly with beautiful, delicate wings that propel me toward other people? Or will I continue to resemble a

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“A No Mentor is there to help you feel confident about saying no to the things you really don’t want to do anyway or to help you finally discover your strong, brave yes in the midst of fear.”
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“When storms come, we naturally want to run. What might happen in your friendship if you learned instead to stay put when storm hit?”
Afton Rorvik, Storm Sisters: Friends Though All Seasons

“Storm Sister--a friend who sticks close when storms hit her friend's life.”
Afton Rorvik, Storm Sisters: Friends Though All Seasons

“Being first to ask for help in a friendship takes courage and humility.”
Afton Rorvik, Storm Sisters: Friends Though All Seasons

“The best friendships do not require that anyone keep the upper hand.”
Alan Loy McGinnis, The Friendship Factor: How to Get Closer to the People You Care for

“I have found that it is the small everyday deed of ordinary folks that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love." ~ Gandalf (J. R. R. Tolkein ~ The Hobbit)”
J. R. R. Tolkien

“Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.”
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

“I'd like to think that the work of God might be displayed through my introversion, and not in spite of it.”
Adam S. McHugh, Introverts in the Church: Finding Our Place in an Extroverted Culture

“When I offer hospitality, something amazing happens--so much more than I have anything to do with. An exchange takes place. Our guests bring who they are with them and enlarge our lives in their offerings.”
Janice Peterson, Becoming Gertrude: How Our Friendships Shape Our Faith

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