Diamante Lavendar

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I am the author of three books with a fourth coming out soon. My first book, The Secrets Of Yashire is no longer in print. My second book, Breaking The Silence, has won six awards in the category of Inspirational Fiction! Following is a link to my book Breaking The Silence:

Breaking The Silence:
http://www.amazon.com/Breaking-Silenc...

I also have an award winning poetry book entitled Poetry and Ponderings. You can find it at this address:

https://www.amazon.com/Poetry-Ponderi...

My third book, entitled Finding Hope In The Darkness Of Grief: Spiritual Insights Expressed Through Art, Poetry and Prose has won 15 awards to date! A recipient of a Silver Mom's Choice Awards medal and a Pinnacle Book Award for Inspirational reading! Also a Gold Medal
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Diamante Lavendar Don't be held back by unrealistic expectations-from yourself or others.
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Don't be held back by unrealistic expectations-from yourself or others.
If you want to write, do your best. If you're happy with the outcome, that's all that matters. Nothing and no one is perfect. If you find that you've made mistakes, go back and correct them.
Be free in your writing. Don't let others define you. Create your own definition of who you wish to be as a writer and be it!(less)
Diamante Lavendar I am inspired by nature, imagination and the people closest to me. Every day is another writing possibility.
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I am inspired by nature, imagination and the people closest to me. Every day is another writing possibility.
I am also inspired by my spirituality and the things I have discovered as I have journeyed the paths of life. There is so much to take in, to absorb, even in everyday occurrences.
Life holds myriads of ideas just waiting to be written!
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Finding Hope in the Darknes...

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Breaking the Silence

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Do What You Can And Accept What You Must

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My work titled Facing Fear.















In these uncertain times it is easy to fall into a fearful mindset. Especially if you have previously experienced a lot of turmoil in life. But fear won’t cancel out negativity. It will only amplify it. The best way to deal with uncertain and fearful situations is to do what you can to offset the problem and accept the things you must accept-the things yo

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In these uncertain times it is easy to fall into a fearful mindset. Especially if you have previously exper Read more of this blog post »
" Jim wrote: "The artwork and philosophy express a beautiful concept, Diamante.

I tell my children and grandchildren that life is like an amusement park
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Finding Hope in the Darkness of Grief by Diamante Lavendar
“While grief is not fun to deal with, it is a valuable tool to bring about amazing change and growth. The key to this deep level of learning is attitude. How will you respond to the pain you’re feeling?
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Finding Hope in the Darkness of Grief by Diamante Lavendar
“We all have scars. If we embrace them and choose to learn from them, they will make our lives more interesting, and they will gift us with deeper perception.”
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" Jim wrote: ""Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts."
Sir Winston Churchill (Politician/Former Prime Min
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" Hi Jim,
Thanks for your feedback! It's good to hear from you! While I can definitely empathize with the sadness of losing loved ones, I understand what
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Just Wondering - 40 Poems for Smart Kids by Suzanne Werkema
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Just Wondering is a book of rhyming and non rhyming poems for older kids (age 9-12). It is a cute assortment of fun poetry about everything from science to imagination and everyday life.

This book would be a great addition to a classroom as it is not
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Finding Hope in the Darkness of Grief by Diamante Lavendar
"‘Live your life with a grateful heart so that love and goodness can transform you.’

Midwestern author/artist Diamante Lavendar writes books based on self and spiritual discovery such as coming-of-age stories and stories involving the overcoming of har" Read more of this review »
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Princess by Jane Dismore
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I found this book to be an interesting account of Queen Elizabeth II’s life. I learned a lot about the customs of the royal family as I read through the book and was intrigued by their function in British society. I also found the information regardi ...more
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Yes it is important to choose to focus on the future. However, in my experiences, the ghosts of the past rear their heads every now and then. T
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“When you realize that emotions aren't truth and they are simply reactions to life circumstances, they can no longer hold you captive.”
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“To keep your sanity, when everything seems like it's going wrong, focus on the one thing that's going right!”
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“You can choose to use your time constructively or destructively. Whatever you choose to do will directly affect the outcome of your future.”
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Diamante Lavendar Dove wrote: "Yes! I would be interested! Nice to meet you!"

Thanks so much! I actually messaged you. I wasn't aware of the comments here until a few days ago...sorry about that!


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Dove Winters Yes! I would be interested! Nice to meet you!


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