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  • Independent
    Plymouth, WI
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    All our words come from God; writers arrange them in different ways. If you ever have problems arranging your words; just listen for God’s voice - and His words will come.
  • Independent
    Ft.myers, FL
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    "united" the title is "writers block" did you drink too much egg nog? "all words come from god"? which "god"? I did not know this thing could talk, sent me a recording please. I thought only "humans" learned to write not to long ago? "listen to "god's voice; I listen already since I was born never heard something like that talk or recognized the voice; even if this thing exists who says it can talk and in which lanquage and what I-phone it is using because "it" "sits" somewhere in outerspace and does not have a house on the beach in Miami I presume. Then the "writers block" which is also a pure human term, and presume that "god's who never learned to write "human" invented writing (pen and ink) about 6000 years ago, to get therefore writers block .So you must absolutely have looked to deep in the egg nog glass.
  • Center Left Democrat
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    Both of you have made some good points on this topic.

    Although I'm in general agreement with Dutch on this one, I'm also a believer in the fact that sometimes miracles DO happen.

    A case in point is a story about Noel Paul Stookey (of Peter, Paul, and Mary), who becomes 75 years old tomorrow. Most of us have attended weddings where his best known composition was played. As Paul Harvey has always said, "here's the rest of the story", which is explained in the first paragraph of the link posted below:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wedding_Song_%28There_is_Love%29

    For the record, eggnog has been around since the 18th century. The "eggnog riot" took place at the United States Military Academy in
    December of 1826:


    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eggnog_Riot
  • Independent
    Ft.myers, FL
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    "that guy" thanks, I agree with you that indeed sometimes things happen for which there is no explanation; there a lots of things which humans can not grasp. Not too long ago the world was "flat" and the moon made of cheese (kidding) so evolution of mankind may solve a few more of the unknows, however because we are absolutely nothing at all in the huge universe, our minuscule brains and even the help of our inventions (computers) will never catch up on what caused the miracle or what is out there. Miracles can happen, but are no proof of either being initiated by anything outside of this planet, unless there is a definite proof of that. In any case even if life would exist on one of the billions of celestial "bodies" I bet that their "life" form will never have followed the same path as the human one. Certainly they likely do not know what a lobbyist is!! Of course it is also a miracle on how the universe came into being for which humans have only guestimates like a "big bang theory etc. But likely humans will never find the answer for that, because of the size of the universe; this planet is only a "cell or atom" in this huge universe.
  • Independent
    Ft.myers, FL
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    To continue: I read your "wedding song" thing; I doubt it was a miracle; "words/thought" are a human process either in a "dreamstate" or wandering of the mind etc. The miracles I meant are often related to UFO's etc.or the "seeing" of ghosts.
  • Independent
    Plymouth, WI
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    Dutch Wrote: "united" the title is "writers block" did you drink too much egg nog? "all words come from god"? which "god"? I did not know this thing could talk, sent me a recording please. I thought only "humans" learned to write not to long ago? "listen to "god's voice; I listen already since I was born never heard something like that talk or recognized the voice; even if this thing exists who says it can talk and in which lanquage and what I-phone it is using because "it" "sits" somewhere in outerspace and does not have a house on the beach in Miami I presume. Then the "writers block" which is also a pure human term, and presume that "god's who never learned to write "human" invented writing (pen and ink) about 6000 years ago, to get therefore writers block .So you must absolutely have looked to deep in the egg nog glass.
    It works for me, but to me God's voice is every word of good. If you want to see God or imagine his power, just realize that every act of good on earth is God at work, good is God's power, his energy, his very existence perhaps. When the universe was formed, who knows what came together to create the power of God, the power of good. Yes when my words dry up, I imagine God's power, and his voice is heard, when I think of something good to write. Again, it works for me, am I full of crap when it comes to what God is to me, maybe, but that is fine with me, I like my version of God ten times better than what religion claims of God, I'll stick with the version from something I can trust, my life experiences that gave me personal 100 percent proof of God.
  • Independent
    Plymouth, WI
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    that guy in Arizona Wrote: Both of you have made some good points on this topic.

    Although I'm in general agreement with Dutch on this one, I'm also a believer in the fact that sometimes miracles DO happen.

    A case in point is a story about Noel Paul Stookey (of Peter, Paul, and Mary), who becomes 75 years old tomorrow. Most of us have attended weddings where his best known composition was played. As Paul Harvey has always said, "here's the rest of the story", which is explained in the first paragraph of the link posted below:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wedding_Song_%28There_is_Love%29

    For the record, eggnog has been around since the 18th century. The "eggnog riot" took place at the United States Military Academy in
    December of 1826:


    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eggnog_Riot
    Thanks for your words, I always enjoy the sites you post, thanks again for them, I look forward to your next.
  • Independent
    Ft.myers, FL
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    "united" sure you are a great person and I respect your beliefs; the thing what got me is that it kind of had a strange "subject" related to "writers block"; which I can imagine; how ever to drag in "god's" who do not write got me baffled. And of course I raised these questions. Sorry to say "god's" do not make you "bad" or "good" it is your own "gray mass" which controls that.
  • Independent
    San Diego, CA
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    WRITERS BLOCK IS TOTALLY HUMAN! It is just natural that some days you cannot get the flow of words right and there could be a number of reasons for it. Though some writers like to get into the deeper meaning of it, I personally think that instead of 'THINKING' so much about the block one should take some time off, not think about it, and then get back.This defintely makes the writing easier and better.
  • Independent
    Ft.myers, FL
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    Thanks "andy" you got it right. At my age also my arteries block up, so too bad my "brains" lock up once in a while too; especially if some wild women are around!!
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    Nostradamus is very famous for his quatrains & PREDICTIONS. He was a very real person, & his life was extremely sad, but fascinating. I have spoken of him before, so will make this brief. He was very well educated & a great doctor. He learned how to cure the Plague, which was doing horrible devastation of life in those days. Whole cities dying & fear & panic was everywhere. So Nostradamus travelled to the worst besieged cities & cured the people there. But sadly, while he was gone, his wife & children all DIED of the Plague. He was heartbroken, & depressed. Life had lost its meaning. Imagine being in his position. But "something" gave him Inspiration. He would sit up all night, at his desk, by a window. And he had a bowl of water on that desk, that reflected the Moon from outside the window. And he would sit there looking at the Moon's reflection, & he wrote 100 quatrains (if I am not mistaken) of PREDICTIONS of the Future. One of his predictions said that the KING was going to be killed in a jousting tournament, which is when 2 men on horseback ride toward each other with spears. IT CAME TRUE, and so the Queen called Nostradamus to her castle to do predictions for her and all her children. This incident increased Nostradamus's fame & notoriety even more, & gave him high credibility, so he was asked to do predictions for many more famous people. Apparently there is documentation that many more of his writings came true, so he is still highly regarded even today, by many scholars. But he was inspired by some force outside himself, that gave his life meaning. And I never heard that he ever suffered from writer's block, either. : ) Maybe the Creator who made us all, is also the "creative force" that inspires us.
  • Independent
    Plymouth, WI
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    eternal flame Wrote: Nostradamus is very famous for his quatrains & PREDICTIONS. He was a very real person, & his life was extremely sad, but fascinating. I have spoken of him before, so will make this brief. He was very well educated & a great doctor. He learned how to cure the Plague, which was doing horrible devastation of life in those days. Whole cities dying & fear & panic was everywhere. So Nostradamus travelled to the worst besieged cities & cured the people there. But sadly, while he was gone, his wife & children all DIED of the Plague. He was heartbroken, & depressed. Life had lost its meaning. Imagine being in his position. But "something" gave him Inspiration. He would sit up all night, at his desk, by a window. And he had a bowl of water on that desk, that reflected the Moon from outside the window. And he would sit there looking at the Moon's reflection, & he wrote 100 quatrains (if I am not mistaken) of PREDICTIONS of the Future. One of his predictions said that the KING was going to be killed in a jousting tournament, which is when 2 men on horseback ride toward each other with spears. IT CAME TRUE, and so the Queen called Nostradamus to her castle to do predictions for her and all her children. This incident increased Nostradamus's fame & notoriety even more, & gave him high credibility, so he was asked to do predictions for many more famous people. Apparently there is documentation that many more of his writings came true, so he is still highly regarded even today, by many scholars. But he was inspired by some force outside himself, that gave his life meaning. And I never heard that he ever suffered from writer's block, either. : ) Maybe the Creator who made us all, is also the "creative force" that inspires us.
    Thanks for the backing words to my point. Many times when I sit down at the key board and start writing, I have to ask where these words came from. This bothered me for years, tell finally I realized where the words came from, a source of good.
  • Independent
    Plymouth, WI
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    Dutch Wrote: "united" sure you are a great person and I respect your beliefs; the thing what got me is that it kind of had a strange "subject" related to "writers block"; which I can imagine; how ever to drag in "god's" who do not write got me baffled. And of course I raised these questions. Sorry to say "god's" do not make you "bad" or "good" it is your own "gray mass" which controls that.
    I guess I did use an unrelated source to bring up God, now I feel like a God pusher, sorry, next God post will be clearly marked as such for sure.
  • Independent
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    AndyCohen Wrote: WRITERS BLOCK IS TOTALLY HUMAN! It is just natural that some days you cannot get the flow of words right and there could be a number of reasons for it. Though some writers like to get into the deeper meaning of it, I personally think that instead of 'THINKING' so much about the block one should take some time off, not think about it, and then get back.This defintely makes the writing easier and better.
    For sure your words are true, it is best to walk away and come back with a fresh state of mind, for many things we do, even writing. Still, sometimes when I sit down just to write, which I like to do as a hobby if nothing else, I am not sure what to write sometimes, so I let my mind wonder about something good to write, and then the words start to flow, when I am done, I use to wonder where the words came from, now I just dismiss it as the forces of good.