Wednesday, March 11, 2020

MARVELOUS MARCH by Kathleen Lawless @kathleenlawless #romancegems



March is a wonderful month in many ways.  The worst of winter is behind us with the days becoming noticeably longer.  Bulbs are poking though the ground, while trees and plants are starting to bud.  I am lucky to have several plants that bloom early, including this gorgeous Clematis.  Some years March hosts Easter.  (Please don’t ask me to explain why some years Easter is in March and some years it’s in April.  I kind of know, but have no easy, compartmentalized explanation)

March is also birthday month for a large percentage of my friends, who happen to be Pisces if you follow birth signs.  I can see no logical reason for this except Pisces is also a water sign like me (I’m a Scorpio), and they are easy-going enough that they put up with me. 

We Scorpios are pretty good at figuring out what we need and ensuring we get it.  ME time, Spa time, Friend time, Outdoor time, Chocolate time.  Wine time. On an intuitive level Pisces also know what they need, but they need to be reminded because they get busy doing for others. 

Which is why I was thrilled to learn about this dandy little book, The Little Book of Self Care for…(insert horoscope sign).  One of my many Pisces friends intuitively gave one to me and I love it, so have been sharing my enthusiasm by paying it forward to many of my friends.  Even the non-Piscians have said, “This is exactly what I need right now”.  Because if we can’t remind our friends to take care of themselves, who can?
Thus my gentle reminder to you, Dear Reader.  March is an excellent time to start taking better care of yourself, to slow things down and take a breath, to count your blessings and write down something every day that you are grateful for.  Even when life looks dark, you are beset with challenges and things are going sideways, you can always find one thing to be thankful for.

I’m thankful to be finished BENJAMIN’S BRIDE, Book 7 of my Seven Brides for Seven Brothers series.
Coming any day now to an Amazon store near you!  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B084MP32SG

I am thankful to the readers who have embraced this series along with my previous work.  I am thankful to be part of this wonderful blog group of talented and supportive fellow authors. 

Comment below to share what you are thankful for today.  I’ll pick one random entrant to win an advance e-copy of BENJAMIN’S BRIDE. 


Don’t forget to try your luck with this month’s Rafflecopter draw.  Who can’t use an Amazon gift card? 



If you’re following the Seven Brides series, I am currently working on PERCY’S HOPE, a novella which will soon be available free, exclusively to my VIP Readers of my Newsletter.  Sign up here, so you don’t miss the chance to find out what Percy got up to in Colorado Springs.    http://eepurl.com/bV0sb1


Thanks for being here!

Kathleen            

24 comments:

  1. I will definitely look for the self-care book! And I’m thrilled you’ve reached book 7 of 7 Brides for 7 brothers. A heck of an accomplishment, Kathleen. Well done!

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  2. Kathleen, Congratulations on your series!! Now will you do books about grooms? I think I'd love that self care book. Horoscope books are always fun and often intuitive. Will be looking for Percy's Hope too.

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    1. Thanks, Nora. I'm doing a couple of mail-order brides next.

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  3. Yes, we should always look at the good in our lives and thank God for that. I am thankful that I was able to retire early and begin my second career full time writing!

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  4. God gives us so many blessings. Whenever March comes around I get really excited because that's when the Bluebonnets come out. They're my favorite flower. And they turn Texas highways and pasture into Heaven on Earth!

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    1. I would love to see that on the Texas highways. Sounds amazing.

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  5. Taking care of yourself is an excellent thought always, even better these days! I just saw bluebirds in my side yard, a new reason to be thankful today.

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  7. I am thankful for my family and friends.

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  8. Deborah Dumm, we are so fortunate when we can say that!

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  9. Thankful to take up every morning.

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    1. Yes indeed, Kim. Any day above ground is a good day, so the saying goes.

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  10. I love March too, because thankfully, the worst of summer is behind us.

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    1. Yes, indeed! I can't wait to do some planting. It was a long winter here.

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  11. Yes we all have to practice self care at this time. Today is my late maternal grandmother's!

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  12. Congrats on the series from your fellow scorpio!

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  13. Those zodiac self-care books look interesting. I found a place online with page previews...

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  14. Congratulations on finishing your Seven Brides for Seven Brothers series.

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