Today Dianna T. Benson will be taking over the reins. Check out the great cover on her latest release.
Letting go in life…and not just the details
I’ve learned to just let life play out. Even with important things, when something goes wrong or doesn’t go as planned, instead of panicking or getting upset, I take a deep breath and let it go. Unless I can do something to fix the mess, change the current course, etc., a negative reaction can make a situation worse, and any negativity often causes more chaos. On the flip side, if I can do something to move things in a better direction, I step into action and put forth my best effort, and while doing so, I focus on laughter (if appropriate) and remaining calm.
With my recent effort of allowing a bad situation to work itself out (instead of getting upset and controlling things), unbelievably I‘ve found such inner peace, even when chaos is spinning around me and others are reacting negatively. That inner peace inside of me, leads to a sense of empowerment, a knowing I have self-control and I can react with love, patience, kindness, goodness and gentleness. Even though my goal is to achieve this sense of relaxed calm every time necessary, I often fail and sometimes I fail miserably. But that’s okay; I’m human and so far from perfect it’s laughable, but I’m trying. I truly believe 100% of us try our bests in life, although everyone’s best is different and is executed according to free will, which is God’s desire and plan.
I describe the human race as “us idiot humans” because compared to Jesus – God in human form – we are idiots, you know? But…He made us as we are, and loves us, including our individuality. I have a bunch of weaknesses/faults, but I accept my humanized self. I work on what is needed within me and accept who I am as a person – God made me, so I must be good to go just as myself; who am I to criticize God’s work?
The book Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff and it’s All Small Stuff by Richard Calson is an excellent tool to assist with this relaxed mind set. Mr. Calson offers brilliant insight and solid reminders we all need from time to time.
Book One in the Quigley Triplets Series
Paramedic Jodi Duncan recognizes the work of a serial killer before the Myrtle Beach PD even suspects a connection between the deaths of two pregnant women. Despite the vast differences in the two cases, Jodi urges Detective Nate Quigley to think outside the box. After digging deep into the separate investigations, Nate finds no evidence to support a serial killer theory, and he warns Jodi to back off police business, which only fuels her passion for the cases.
When a third pregnant woman is murdered, Nate is named lead detective on the case and works to link the deaths in order to unmask and stop the serial murderer, a disturbed man who believes God and the devil battle inside his head to bend him according to their wills. As he fights both voices, his interest fixates on Jodi when he discovers her obsession with ending his rampage.
About the Author
Dianna Torscher Benson is a 2014 Selah Award Winner, a 2011 Genesis Winner, a 2011 Genesis double Semi-Finalist, a 2010 Daphne de Maurier Finalist, and a 2007 Golden Palm Finalist. In 2012, she signed a nine-book contract with Ellechor Publishing House. She’s the author of The Hidden Son, her debut novel. Final Trimester is her second release.
After majoring in communications and a ten-year career as a travel agent, Dianna left the travel industry to earn her EMS degree. An EMT and a Haz-Mat and FEMA Operative since 2005, she loves the adrenaline rush of responding to medical emergencies and helping people in need.
Dianna lives in North Carolina with her husband and their three children.
Her releases are available wherever books are sold. Below are the links to Final Trimester at the three largest booksellers:
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