Author Archives: joanneeddy

About joanneeddy

Writer living in North Carolina. Originally from upstate New York. I love my family, my community, and my friends, and embrace 'living deliberately' in the world, trying to make a difference. I have written an as yet unpublished book, The Call, an epic fantasy with historical fiction and folklore elements. My blog is for other writers, for those who love a good read, and for all who, like me, are looking to find and live their call.

On Spring Days and Strong Knights


Spring always finds a way to steal its way into my heart.  I await it like a lover pacing the floor before their beloved arrives. Though there is nice landscaping out front of our new house including some crape myrtles … Continue reading

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Spoons


“When you are more fortunate than others, it is better to build a longer table than a taller fence.”  Author unknown Those of you who follow me know that my grandparents came from Poland. For anyone who has just happened … Continue reading

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A Daughter’s Tribute


On November 13th, we had a celebration for my husband’s retirement after 45 years in the ministry. It was filled with lots of laughter (A This is Your Life, Doug Eddy! program scripted with a lot of humor – to the … Continue reading

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Leaving a Trail – Forging Ahead


“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson I have been known as a collector of “treasures.” A few awards, some mementoes collected over time, most given … Continue reading

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Christmas in the Stars – a Lesson from Star Wars


“The happiness your toys bring…is your gift.” S. Claus in The Meaning of Christmas The original Star Wars movie was released in 1977. Our son, Chris, was seven, and our daughter, Gretchen, was three. So, Chris saw the movie first, going with a … Continue reading

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A Different Christmas – A Lesson from the Grinch


“And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice-cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled ’till his … Continue reading

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