Monday, November 15, 2010

Little Things

I'm not the superstitious kind. Black cats bother me none. I'll walk beneath a ladder (and in fact did just yesterday), it doesn't worry me. I don't give much weight to horoscopes, either, or any of the rest of that jazz.

But I do enjoy, once in a while, a good fortune from those mild and tasty cookies.

After lunch yesterday, I cracked one of the little things open to read this:

You create your own stage and your audience is waiting!

Every so often a fortune just fits.

Create.
My audience is waiting.

Really, this one suits. And I'm keeping it on hand, just as a reminder. For encouragement.
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Come back later in the week - I'll have a video post to share.

25 comments:

Jody Hedlund said...

Oooh! Love that one too, Janna!! It's perfect for a writer! :-)

Wendy Paine Miller said...

You had me at create! ;)

And what an excellent reminder that we write for people, we write to begin a dialogue...

~ Wendy

T. Anne said...

Great fortune!! I love cracking open my cookie and hoping for something very writerly and timely. ;) Although the juvenile part of me still read the fortune and thinks "underneath the sheets" (was it too early for that? lol)

Sarah Forgrave said...

Janna - So glad to "meet" you in the blogosphere! :) I'm a sucker for fortune cookies too, and I love yours! I think it'd go on the refrigerator next to my kids' drawings. :)

Rosslyn Elliott said...

This made me smile because we have been getting the *worst* fortunes from our local take out restaurant. They're not bad futures, they're non-futures! Things like: "A hat is on the table."

???????

:-)

Thanks for stopping by--I look forward to following your blog.

Heather Sunseri said...

Oooh, I like that, too! Just perfect for inspiration. You need a bulletin board for when those kinds of things come along. You can just stick it up there.

Jennie Allen said...

So fun! Look forward to your creations!

Ladybird World Mother said...

I love that... when we find our voice, the audience always seems to be waiting quietly for us to begin...x

Susan R. Mills said...

Love it!

Nikole Hahn said...

It reminds me of that 'Dear God' movie with George Burns.

Melissa Marsh said...

I love that fortune...which really isn't a fortune at all, but an inspiring message!

Deb Shucka said...

Any words, whatever their source, that encourage us, are worth keeping around.

septembermom said...

That's a really good one. I'll even think of the "audience" as self. We can create to please just the audience of one if necessary. More are welcome too, of course!

Kristen Torres-Toro said...

Oooh! Love this!

Capri K said...

Sounds like something to be stuck on a cork board, or on the fridge with a magnet!

Kathy said...

Hi Janna! Good post.

And good advice in that cookie.

Come visit me on my blog; I posted a question for writers.

Kara said...

The opening of the fortune is always a family event at my house:) Love yours!

thedomesticfringe said...

That one was perfect for you. It is funny how sometimes they just seem so right!

-FringeGirl

patti said...

Your audience is enjoying nibbles right now!!!
You go, girl.
Patti

Kathryn Magendie said...

Whoop!

My horoscope has been really really positive and full of good news - so maybe our destinys are abounding - laughing

:-D

Happy almost Thanksgiving wonderful woman!

Catherine West said...

Wow, that was cool! Yes, I would probably be keeping that one too!

ajgallion said...

If only writers could see who the audience's were in order to believe in the need for their work to be birthed. I am guilty of not being able to KNOW that there is an audience waiting. :(

Strawberry Jam Anne said...

Ooh yes, a very apt fortune. Did it spur you on? Thank you so much for your visit to my blog and your very kind comment. A

Terri Tiffany said...

And now I can't wait for your video:)

Jeanette Levellie said...

I don't think that was a fortune--I think the Lord was speaking to you, dear sister. He'll use whatever He likes to hug our hearts. What a Guy!