The Art of the Handwritten Note

From overcoming illegible penmanship to mastering the challenge of keeping straight margins, avoiding smeared ink, and choosing stationery that is appropriate but suits your style, this is a powerful little guide to conveying thoughts in an ...

Author: Margaret Shepherd

Publisher: Crown

ISBN: 9780307432780

Category: Reference

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From overcoming illegible penmanship to mastering the challenge of keeping straight margins, avoiding smeared ink, and choosing stationery that is appropriate but suits your style, this is a powerful little guide to conveying thoughts in an enduring—and noteworthy—way. For those who enjoy writing notes, or those who value doing so but find themselves intimidated by the task, acclaimed calligrapher Margaret Shepherd has created both an epistolary tribute and rescue manual. Just as you cherish receiving personal mail, you can take pleasure in crafting correspondence. Love, gratitude, condolences, congratulations—for every emotion and occasion, a snippet of heartfelt prose is included, sure to loosen the most stymied letter writer.
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The Art of the Sister Chapel

Handwritten note. Bogaev, Ronni. to Sylvia Sleigh, July 12, 1977. Handwritten letter. Bogaev, Ronni, to Sylvia Sleigh, July 28, 1977. Handwritten letter. Boudreau, Elizabeth S., Art Gallery, State University of New York at Stony Brook, ...

Author: Andrew Hottle

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351546362

Category: Art

Page: 334

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The Sister Chapel (1974-78) was an important collaborative installation that materialized at the height of the women‘s art movement. Conceived as a nonhierarchical, secular commemoration of female role models, The Sister Chapel consisted of an eighteen-foot abstract ceiling that hung above a circular arrangement of eleven monumental canvases, each depicting the standing figure of a heroic woman. The choice of subject was left entirely to the creator of each work. As a result, the paintings formed a visually cohesive group without compromising the individuality of the artists. Contemporary and historical women, deities, and conceptual figures were portrayed by distinguished New York painters-Alice Neel, May Stevens, and Sylvia Sleigh-as well as their accomplished but less prominent colleagues. Among the role models depicted were Artemisia Gentileschi, Frida Kahlo, Betty Friedan, Joan of Arc, and a female incarnation of God. Although last exhibited in 1980, The Sister Chapel has lingered in the minds of art historians who continue to note its significance as an exemplar of feminist collaboration. Based on previously-unpublished archival materials and featuring dozens of rarely-seen works of art, this comprehensive study details the fascinating history of The Sister Chapel, its constituent paintings, and its ambitious creators.
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Positive Words Powerful Results

We've become accustomed to hearing from others instantaneously via phone, fax, or e-mail, so the handwritten note ... Margaret Shepherd, author of The Art of the Handwritten Note: “A good handwritten note on the right occasion is a work ...

Author: Hal Urban

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780743262897

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

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Although we live in an ocean of words, we rarely acknowledge their power to uplift or put down, to inspire or discourage, to help or hurt. But in this jewel of a book, Hal Urban -- parent, award-winning teacher, and author of the classic Life's Greatest Lessons -- shows us simple and immediate ways that we can use language to change lives -- both our own and those around us.
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The Art of Thank You

A formal thank-you letter—one that looks like a business letter—is sometimes preferable to a handwritten note. As a rule, you should use this format for acknowledging exceptional service, kindness, or helpfulness by a business or ...

Author: Connie Leas

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781451688313

Category: Reference

Page: 120

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Learn the secrets of the “whys,” “whens,” and “how-tos” of thank-you note writing. The Art of Thank You will motivate you—or perhaps someone you know who could use a little encouragement—to pick up a pen and take the time to express gratitude. Interspersing straightforward guidelines with funny, inspiring anecdotes and examples by such luminaries as Abraham Lincoln and Ernest Hemingway, the author’s practical tips for newlyweds, business people, and children make this handy little book an indispensable resource.
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It Begins with Please and Doesn t End with Thank You

If somebody has taken the time to write me a thoughtful message, I can't part with it or toss their handmade, personalized letter into the trash and move on. The art of the handwritten note harkens back to a different time— when people ...

Author: Edwin Baldry

Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group

ISBN: 9781632994608

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 262

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WHATEVER HAPPENED TO "PLEASE" AND "THANK YOU"? ​We live in a world where respect, gratitude, and appreciation have been replaced by efficiency, dismissiveness, and even fear of genuine connection. Sometimes, we don't stare up from our screens and devices long enough to realize there is even another person on the other side of the tweet or email. "Is anybody out there?" One thing is for sure: this speed of life has taken a toll on our basic use of good manners and etiquette. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the decline of professional business communications. But manners and etiquette can be a powerful tool for business and sales success. It Begins with Please and Doesn't End with Thank You will show you how to regain those tools and techniques of bygone eras and update them for the digital today. This how-to guide and go-to resource takes the concepts of "please" and "thank you" into every realm where you engage with clients and prospects-from your first hellos and emails, phone and video calls, to conference rooms and restaurants. With his "return to the personal" philosophy, sales veteran Edwin P. Baldry breaks down the practices, principles, and protocols for successful business dealings and relationship-building. Via tips, tools, and humorous tales, Baldry shows how to tap into the often-overlooked power of manners to improve your business relationships, and how to transfer etiquette into sales performance.
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The Lifegiving Home

She always put a handwritten note in, too, so that whoever was at the receiving end of that meal would know they were truly valued, deeply loved. Handwritten (and Other) Expressions The art of the handwritten note has grown out of favor ...

Author: Sally Clarkson

Publisher: NavPress

ISBN: 9781496412133

Category: Religion

Page: 272

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How to make home your family’s favorite place to be . . . all year long. Does your home sometimes feel like just a place to eat, sleep, and change clothes on the way to the next activity? Do you long for “home” to mean more than a place where you stash your stuff? Wouldn’t you love it to become a haven of warmth, rest, and joy . . . the one place where you and your family can’t wait to be? There is good news waiting for you in the pages of The Lifegiving Home. Every day of your family’s life can be as special and important to you as it already is to God. In this unique book designed to help your family enjoy and celebrate every month of the year together, you’ll discover the secrets of a life-giving home from a mother who created one and her daughter who was raised in it: popular authors Sally and Sarah Clarkson. Together they offer a rich treasure of wise advice, spiritual principles, and practical suggestions. You’ll embark on a new path to creating special memories for your children; establishing home-building and God-centered traditions; and cultivating an environment in which your family will flourish. (Don’t miss the companion piece, The Lifegiving Home Experience.)
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The Art of the Personal Letter

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Author: Margaret Shepherd

Publisher: Crown

ISBN: 9780767930949

Category: Reference

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When was the last time you wrote a letter? Or received one in the mail? These days, it’s so easy to dash off a quick e-mail or text message or make a cell- phone call while you’re on the run that you may rarely make time for letter writing. But letters are a time-honored form of connection that simply cannot be equaled or replaced by faster methods of communication. The Art of the Personal Letter reclaims this lost art, giving you the gift of leisurely expression and allowing you to write beautiful, enduring letters to the people you care about—be it by hand or on a computer. For any occasion—whether you’re reaching out to connect with a long-lost friend or you want to express condolences with grace—author Margaret Shepherd gives you both the inspiration and the tools to write a memorable and meaningful letter that will be cherished by its recipient for years. Filled with marvelous examples of common types of letters, The Art of the Personal Letter provides helpful guidelines to enhance your unique voice and inspire you to start that holiday letter or difficult letter of apology. From choosing just the right words, the right stationery, and even the right pen or font, you’ll learn everything you need to know about the timeless art of the personal letter.
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The Lifegiving Collection The Lifegiving Home The Lifegiving Table The Lifegiving Parent

She always put a handwritten note in, too, so that whoever was at the receiving end of that meal would know they were truly valued, deeply loved. Handwritten (and Other) Expressions The art of the handwritten note has grown out of favor ...

Author: Sally Clarkson

Publisher: NavPress

ISBN: 9781496440556

Category: Religion

Page: 800

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This collection of lifegiving titles offers a great value and includes three books: The Lifegiving Home by Sally and Sarah Clarkson, The Lifegiving Table by Sally Clarkson, and The Lifegiving Parent by Clay and Sally Clarkson. The Lifegiving Home Every day of your family’s life can be as special and important to you as it already is to God. In this unique book designed to help your family enjoy and celebrate every month of the year, you’ll discover the secrets of a life-giving home from a mother who created one and her daughter who was raised in it. The Lifegiving Table In The Lifegiving Table, Sally shares her own family stories, favorite recipes, and practical ideas to help you get closer to the people you love . . . and to help you grow in faith together.. The Lifegiving Parent The key to shaping a heart begins at home as you foster a deep and thoughtful God-infused relationship with each child. Filled with biblical insight and classic Clarkson stories, The Lifegiving Parent will equip you with the tools and wisdom you need to give your children much more than just a good Christian life. You’ll give them the life of Christ.
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The Big Hunker Down

6 Shepherd, Margaret, The Art of the Handwritten Note, Broadway Books, a division of Random House, Inc. 2002. 7 8 9 11 12 Julia Jeffress Sadler, Pray Big Things (Grand Rapids: BakerBooks, 2019), 27. Mark Batterson, Draw the Circle: The ...

Author: Brenda McDearmon

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 9781664235779

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 116

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Have you ever had to take cover in a closet or navigate a car down a rain-drenched highway during a thunderstorm? If so, you know the fear and even the nervous excitement that accompany both situations. A job change can evoke similar intense emotions, even demanding some of the same survivalist measures to get through it. We know the storm won’t last forever, but we still have to gather provisions, make a plan, and say our prayers.
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Your Handwriting Can Change Your Life

—Margaret Shepherd, author of Calligraphy Made Easy and The Art of the Handwritten Note “What yoga is to the body-mind, Vimala Rodgers's work is for the mind-body. I highly recommend her joyful book to everyone on the path toward ...

Author: Vimala Rodgers

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781476748078

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

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When we purposefully change our handwriting, we introduce attitudes that can improve our relationships, give us the impetus to achieve and take risks, and simply bring out the best in us. This is because our handwriting is a reflection of our innermost thoughts and feelings. When we fall in love, survive a serious illness, or change careers, our view of life is dramatically altered and, as a result, our handwriting patterns change. Conversely, desired transformations can result from intentionally changing the way specific letters are written: * Stick to that diet by changing the letter T. * Avoid being overlooked for that well-deserved promotion by changing the letter G. * Reduce stress and cease juggling too many things at once by changing the letter S. * Overcome shyness or stage fright by changing the letter A. Included is an enlightening assessment test that identifies those personality traits requiring attention. Your Handwriting Can Change Your Life profoundly reveals that the key to making dreams come true is as simple as putting pen to paper.
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