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Revisit of old post – Something as simple as watering flowers!

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This was a post from last August that brought about a lot of discussion. I recently sent it to another blog for a blast from the past and it stirred a need to repost.

Have you ever thought about the comparison of watering flowers and life? If you don’t water the flowers, they will die

without any rain. Life is that way. We have to constantly add something in our life to entertain ourselves. We have to have food and water to live.

Just as our writing, if you don’t keep watering your audience, eventually, unless you grow really famous, your audience goes down and you die. You have to water by blogging daily, adding yourself to every site imaginable, and tweeting til your fingers ache.

I was watering the above flowers last night and thought about that. Even with my faith which I take very seriously, I have to keep read up and prayed up. If you don’t stay focused you lose some momentum.

As I tell my son all the time regarding his dogs, if you don’t feed them they will starve to death. He always comes back with they will find something to eat mom! (Kids you gotta love um!).

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Author: stephaniehurt

Stephanie Payne Hurt has been writing stories since she was a teenager, but only started publishing her work in 2012, 30 years later. The romance genre drew her in at an early age. Since 2012 she's published over 15 Romance novels/novellas. Stephanie is a busy lady. She's a Children's Minister, Accountant, wife and mother along with a blogger and writer, along with starting a publishing service called Horseshoe Publishing alongside her publisher. It's been an exciting ride and she looks forward to what the future holds for her writing. Currently she writes romance ranging from Christian, Contemporary, Suspense and Cowboy. Her work is available at many online retailers, on her website and in a bookstore in Zebulon, Georgia near her home. Come by and visit her at http://www.stephaniehurtauthor.com/ and subscribe to get updates and release dates, also her monthly newsletter! Don't forget to join her Street Team for all the new updates and to get free chapters of upcoming books and lots of other prizes.

10 thoughts on “Revisit of old post – Something as simple as watering flowers!

  1. Nice! 🙂

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  3. Hurt I quite agree with your viewpoint. It’s rational. Fans love been updated on a daily basis. They love been introduced to new things. Be the first to tell them about a development, and their respect for you will increase.

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  5. Great reminder! So true – everything requires upkeep. I just need to look at the weeds in my yard – needs constant attention or all the wrong stuff grows! Visiting from Atlanta Mom of Three!!

  6. I know *I* feel that way about the blogs I read – I want more as often as they can post! 🙂 And yes, it’s true that many things in life, including our relationships require daily watering.
    Great post.

  7. What a lovely comparison. Everything that we value in our lives … people, pets, plants … even stuff … needs some kind of “watering”. Thank you for that! By the way, found you via “Blast from the past”. 🙂

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