Join me on my path, my way of walking on this earth—my thoughts on my (inner) world and the (physical) world we share. Of course, there are notes about writing.  This is an important part of who I am! But I am also mother, aunt, sister, speaker, spiritual counselor, teacher/friend to many women in prison, a justice reform activist, a seeker of The Truth. Be prepared for a ride—up and down and sideways and even occasionally backwards—and always incredible. I remain equally thankful and awed by the way life unfolds.  ~ If you are interested in receiving Patrice’s daily Tweets for God, you can find her on Twitter as  Therealpatricegaines, @patricegaines.com

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Join Me for a Historic Festival, May 6, 2017

 

 

Let the Land sayIf you are in the Charlotte, NC/York, SC area, please join me for this wonderful historic festival. A day of remembering and honoring–with interpreters, tours, music, children’s activities, food. Funded by the SC Humanities. For more info, http://www.letthelandsay.com/

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Sign Up for Writing Class, April 25

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Join me for my “Write Your First Book” workshPutting Down Wordsop. Go to the link above and sign up. I look forward to seeing you!

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Patrice’s Pop-Up Writing Class March 1

writingJoin me for a “pop-up” writing class, taught by me, offered through #Skillpop in Charlotte. Check it out at the link below. Spread the word. Leave with an outline of your book, a road map to completion. Have all your writing questions answered.

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Book Signing Oct 31 in Charlotte

Charlotte area lovers of books, I’m one of the authors at a reading/signing Oct. 31 at Mugs Coffee, 5126 Park Road, Charlotte, 1 – 4 pm. The show (cause if I’m there, it’s a show:), “The Ladies & Him,” features in addition to myself Glenn Proctor, Lori Ann Davis, Pamela Lue-Hing, Toni Cordell, Charise Hepburn, Patrice Gaines and Resa Goldberg.

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Patrice on the radio

I’M ON THE RADIO TOMORROW (THURSDAY, OCT 8) Was interviewed for an hour. I think you’ll find it profound– because of the questions asked by the interviewer. Show is “Perfectly Polished With Nicole.” Interviews are archived.
It’s Shaw University’s station WSHA 88.9FM if you are in the area.

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Online Writing Workshop

Putting Down WordsSummer 2015, July  – August             

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Prayer: A Reminder You Are Not Alone

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Feeling lonely? Pray. Prayer is a reminder you are not alone. There was a time when I was consumed by loneliness. I was desperate to stop the pain of my aching heart. I chose one wrong mate after another in my search to feel love. … Continue reading

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Make Peace With Your Past

peace of mindMake peace with your past but also make peace with the fact that this past no longer exists.

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Sin is Any Action or Thought that Separates You From God

You think a “sin” is small but they are like splinters in your hand that will fester and  poison your life if not separated from you.

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Nothing is Too Good to be True

Penthouse terrace

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