This journal is another one in the series of five Face Forward, Move Forward Journals. The focused theme of this journal is love. No matter our individual history, what pain or disappointments we have each experienced, all of humanity is tied together by one basic want: We all want to be loved. This journal is not just about love in romance and marriage, because love is multifaceted. Here you will find quotes about the value of self-love and in both giving and receiving love. Other quotes have to do with loving neighbors, finding your passion in play and work, how love impacts communities, and how love motivates and inspires. You will find quotes about how love and forgiveness go hand-in-hand, how love and time work together, and more. This journal has quotes to inspire a wide range of responses from you. Some may make you smile or laugh out loud. Others will make you think about how you treat yourself and your relationships. Some may even make you cry, while others will inspire you to action. There are quotes referring to love as a noun, a feeling, while others refer to love as a verb, an action. Regardless, whether you are feeling love or acting on love in this moment, love is a gift that keeps on giving and reaches into your heart. Love can change you forever. Use this journal to learn about yourself and how love plays out in your daily life because journaling is a powerful tool. It can be life changing. A journal can be used to create and track emotions, hopes, dreams, prayers, and struggles. Time spent journaling leads to a deeper understanding of who you are and where your life is going. There is no right way or wrong way to use this journal, there is only your way. It is a choice to practice treating yourself with the love you want.
Arlene Gale has 25 years of writing and speaking experience. Her non-fiction book Face Forward, Move Forward became an amazon.com "#1 Best New Release" and stayed on its "#1 Best Seller" list for weeks. Face Forward, Move Forward has won numerous awards. Arlene wrote many award-winning short stories and professional articles for a variety of markets and media including trade magazine articles; human-interest, inspirational, and sports magazines; and educational and marketing programs for businesses and non-profits. She wrote speeches, education programs, and commercials for radio and television. Arlene advises non-fiction writers on writing and publishing issues. Decades ago Arlene's public speaking career began as the first female radio voice for a country and western radio station. She wrote and presented education and information programs for city councils, community interest groups, scouting, education, writers, and other professional groups. Arlene is proud of her work in teaching people of all ages how to create and deliver public speaking programs. She also teaches writers on a variety of topics from legal issues to publishing. To date Arlene is filling her calendar with speaking events aimed at a variety of audiences from young students to adults in education, business, and other religious and secular environments. Arlene earned a Marketing/Public Relations degree from Texas Christian University and a Masters in Marketing from the University of Texas at Arlington.