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Shannon Stoddard is a mother, writer, author and freelance copywriter. She writes suspense fiction. She is a member of the American Writers & Artists, Inc. and is an advocate for women facing any type of oppression. Her background is marketing but she also holds a degree in psychology. Shannon will be delving into topics that speak to the heart of women. Check out her website, Settle Down Soul.

Thought I’d share the beginning excerpt from my book ( in rewrites now), Just Relax. It’s suspense fiction. Premise based around the Metoo movement. Set in Winter Park.     You are not hidden, never a moment you were forgotten. […]

I was watching this show the other night and a woman probably in her early sixties was giving an account of heaven and hell. I know, I know you’re probably already suspicious but just hear me out because I was […]

Rachel Hollis posted this this morning…”Are you humble enough to suck for as long as it takes to get better?” I had this total deluded view of myself and my dreams? No joke! I honestly thought yeah, I’m going to […]

I only looked down for a second and there she was, stopped, her break lights lit up. I hit the break as hard as I could but my car plowed into the back of hers. Just a minute or so […]

  The day my father died, I was at the grocery store buying bananas. I remember thinking to myself, “This is insane. Your dad just died. Why the hell are you buying bananas?” But we needed bananas. We’d be waking […]

I never really understood the phrase, “anything worthwhile is worth fighting for” until I started to pursue my dreams. We see people’s success but we don’t see what went down behind closed doors. Last night, Lady Gaga said this,”And if […]

There are 3 questions each one of us needs to ask ourselves many, many times over.   Who is the author of life? What is the story? And what part do I play in this story called life? We look […]

“When we react, instead of respond, to an abuse, we often create a worse doctrine than the one we reacted to.”  Bill Johnson Let’s journey back to the days of Abraham, whom scriptures call “the father of faith,” and see […]

God has been speaking to me A LOT about wealth. I’ve been listening to a series on financial stewardship and then He started to show me how he views money ( Kingdom) not the worlds idea or way. First of […]

Voting can seem useless when we see what’s going on in Washington. Let’s break this down together because your vote matters more than you know. The word voting means you have a choice between two candidates and you’re vote may […]