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Gwendolyn M. Plano

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Also writes as Gwen M. Plano

Gwendolyn (Gwen) Plano spent most of her professional life in higher education. Now retired, she enjoys writing. Her first book, Letting Go Into Perfect Love, is a memoir about the shared path to wholeness. Her second book is an inspirational thriller, co-authored with John W. Howell. Two more thrillers follow this first effort, The Choice and The Culmination. Her most recent book is a suspense thriller entitled Redemption, A Father's Fatal Decision
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Gwendolyn M. Plano Hi Christine,
I wrote about our collective journey through life--the decisions we make or don't make, and how our decisions chart our way. Though I us…more
Hi Christine,
I wrote about our collective journey through life--the decisions we make or don't make, and how our decisions chart our way. Though I used myself as an example to demonstrate my points, my hope was and is that readers reflect upon their own lives, their own decisions.

We all deal with tragedy, loss, fear, sorrow....and when we're facing those hurdles, we all try to find our way. I dealt with some difficult obstacles (domestic violence, my daughter's sexual abuse), but others have equally devastating trials (death of a loved one, severe medical difficulties, and so much more).

For most of my life, I thought I was alone. I'm come to realize that we are never alone. And, that realization opened the door to the extraordinary.

All the best to you,
Gwen
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Dreams Awakened . . .

Hello, dear blog friends. It's #TankaTuesday, and I've another poem to share. Writer  Colleen Chesebro invites us to write an Ekphrastic poem, using Claude Monet's beautiful painting below. As always, the poems need to be in a syllabic form.

Imagining Spring and with Monet's painting in mind, I've crafted a Butterfly Cinquain with the pattern of 2-4-6-8-2-8-6-4-2. I hope you enjoy it. I also hop Read more of this blog post »
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“True forgiveness for me has been and is a progression of faltering baby steps through a storm of flying debris.”
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“I realize now that tragedy spares no one; it just courts each of us differently.”
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“When in the throes of our desolation, it is difficult to hope. But when it is time, we walk the corridors of our heart, retrieving the shattered threads of once-believed dreams.”
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“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
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Christine Hatfield Well I entered that book but I know that I'm not to win it so that's why I want you to autograph that book in case I don't win it and here's my home address


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Gwendolyn Plano Hi Christine, I would be happy to autograph my book. Are you referring to the Giveaway or a copy you presently have? Warmly, Gwen


Christine Hatfield I was wondering if you can autograph your new book please


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