(Guest Post) Fortune Cookie Wisdom, by Pamela Ackerson

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How many of you have looked forward to opening that sweet cookie hoping to get something special out of its words of wisdom? I have, and I saved my favorite ones. I got that habit from my mum. She loved fortune cookies, and would have a pile stuffed away in her bureau drawer of all her favorites she’d collected over the years.

She had one favorite she kept on her bureau. It went something like “Whatever you’re searching for, it’s most likely right in front of you.” For years I always wondered why she kept it until one day, I asked.

“Well,” she said, “Everyone takes the meaning differently. But for me, it meant to be happy with what I have. And once in a while, when I feel like nothing is ever good enough. I read it and realize how very lucky I have been.”

Wow. Just wow. First, it brought a whole different perspective of who my mother was, and how she handled her emotions, the ups and downs she had to deal with. It made me more observant of her actions, habits, and moods.

After that day, I’d catch her once in a while pulling out one of the fortune cookie quotes from her drawer. She’d read it, smile, and then put it back. They gave her just enough of a positive nudge. Perfect for what she needed.

Years ago, I had a journal (lost in a move) and I’d saved the pearls of wisdom and then written down what they meant to me. How it made me feel, and what questions it brought to my mind. Writing always made me feel better, whether I was writing a poem, short story, or nonfiction. It felt good to hold that pen in my hand.

The positivity I received from my favorite fortune cookie quotes lasted years, and I still have a few tucked away.

Several months ago, I decided to start drafting what many of the quotes meant to me, and it dawned on me. If this works so well for me, why not share the love? And the Fortune Cookie Wisdom Journal book was born. They aren’t quotes from slips I’ve collected. They’re what I got out of the quotes I’ve collected. And for you to take that and write away on the pages of the Fortune Cookie Journal.

Do you have a favorite quote?

Mine is “To multiply your happiness, divide it with others.”

Have a good moments day,

Pam Ackerson

Fortune Cookie Wisdom Book Tour & Giveaway!!

Fortune Cookie Wisdom
Fortune Cookie Journals
by Pamela Ackerson
Genre: Nonfiction
A Little Bit of Fortune Cookie Wisdom and Pages for You to Fill in the Blanks
Journaling can help improve mental health and happiness, provide a creative outlet, and give a perfect place to record life’s precious events. Write personal notes, thoughts, and reflections. It’s perfect for self-guidance to strengthen your faith, and give yourself positive expectations, and encourage positive living.
Fun Fortune Cookie Wisdom sprinkled throughout the journal.
Grab your journal today.
**On Sale for only .$5.99 until Aug 31st!!**
Pamela Ackerson’s storytelling all began with her younger brother, creating wonderful children’s stories on vacation trips to keep him occupied. Later, she started writing poems and short stories as a teen.
Born and raised in Newport, RI where history is a way of life, Pam lives on the Space Coast of Florida where you are encourage to reach for the stars. She’s just a hop, skip, and jump from Orlando and Disney World, where imagination and fantasy abounds. She has three children, all girls, three grandchildren, and a wonderful husband who puts up with her writer quirks.
Pam may have majored in child psychology with a minor in English, but her distinguished choice of careers never made fruition. Instead, life led her to working in restaurants, interior decorating, owning an advertising business, content editor for a publishing house, teaching and owning a ballroom dance studio, and real estate investments. She is a practicing herbalist and has been involved in the use of natural treatment with raw herbs for over thirty years. As her day job, she currently works as the V.P. of Marketing and Advertising for the book review magazine, Affaire de Coeur.
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Wounded Heroes Anthology Book Tour & Giveaway!

Wounded Heroes Anthology
Genre: Contemporary Military Romance
with stories by
Pamela Ackerson, Debra Parmley, Teri Riggs, Maggie Adams, Nia Farell
Five Degrees of heartwarming to melting stories ─ Five stand-alone love
stories with swoon-worthy heroes that will leave you breathless from
award-winning International, USA Today, and Amazon bestselling
authors Pamela Ackerson, Debra Parmley, Teri Riggs, Maggie Adams, and
Nia Farrell.
* A Rosa for Russell ~ Who in their right mind falls in love with the enemy?
** Two Step, New Steps ~ Wounded cop Len Yardley doesn’t expect to
find love while he’s healing from a gunshot wound but the air force
veteran can’t help falling for perky Leanne Bobbin who brings out
his protective instincts and makes him laugh.
*** Bringing Her Home ~ Can Thomas Raintree bring home the woman he
loves, but had to leave behind?
**** As Time Goes By ~ Blake’s determined to find out who killed his
best friend, and his widow holds the key …not only to the murder,
but also to Blake’s heart.
***** Fallen ~ An Army chaplain priest’s faith is tested when he falls
for his PTSD therapist.
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Wife, mother, international and Amazon bestselling author, and time traveling adventurer. Born and raised in Newport, RI where history is a way of life, Pamela Ackerson now lives on the Space Coast of Florida where everyone is encouraged to reach for the stars! A hop, skip, and jump from Disney World and fun-filled imagination and fantasy. Non-fiction, WW2, inspirational, self-help marketing and advertising, historical fiction, time travel, westerns, Native American, and children’s preschool/first reader books.
Debra Parmley enjoys writing historical romance and writes a 1920’s flappers romance series, each book about a different flapper. She also writes contemporary and holiday romance, a dystopian romance trilogy; paranormal romance, fairy tale romance and poetry.
She is a professional speaker and a world traveler who often brings home folk tales and music from countries she has visited.
Her five favorite things are shooting primitive archery with her Mongolian horse bow, shooting long guns, shooting pool, walking on the beach, and hearing from her readers. Each card and letter is a joyful
treasure, like finding that perfect shell on the beach.
Teri Riggs is a USA Today Bestselling author. As a child, Teri made up her own bedtime stories. When her children came along, Teri always tweaked the fairy tales she told her daughters, giving them a bit
more punch and better endings when needed.
Now she spends her days turning her ideas into books. She lives in Marietta, GA with her husband.
Maggie Adams is an international and Amazon Best Selling romance author. Her first book in the Tempered Steel Series, Whistlin’ Dixie, debuted
in Amazon’s Top 100 for Women’s Fiction, humor, on November 2014. Since then, she has consistently made the Amazon best seller 5-star list with her books. HerTempered Steel Series has launched the tiny town of Grafton, Illinois, into international recognition with sales in Mexico, Ireland, Scotland, Australia and the UK and her follow-up paranormal series, Legends, looks to do the same! She is the
recipient of the Dayreader Reviews Best of 2015 for Leather and Lace, the Readers Favorite Award for Something’s Gotta Give in 2016, the Indie Romance Convention Romantic Comedy Award 2017 for Forged in Fire and the 2017 New Apple Awards nomination – Suspense for Cold as Ice.
Author Nia Farrell is a four-times Golden Flogger Finalist, a
founding member of the Wicked Pens, and a multi-genre author who is published in nonfiction, poetry, music, articles, and children’s books, with one documentary screenplay under her literary belt. She had nine nominations in the 2016 Summer Indie Book Awards; her BDSM MMF ménage erotic historical As Wicked as You Want was voted #1 Erotica and #10 overall in The 50 Best Indie Books of 2016, and Pride and Punishment was voted Best Historical Romance in the 2017 Menages Romance Readers Favorites.
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for special content and a giveaway!