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Elsie Bowen-Dodoo.

Living life with a purpose. Persevering to inspire all races.I write to inspire people hoping that they will be touched to do something positive in their lives.We can really make this world a better place to live in.Talent should not be wasted. I see myself to be an achiever. I love to take on challenges and I’m also quite daring. I love God and I have a purpose on this earth. Share my pieces with others, and let’s give a voice to those who lack one. Wake up everyday thinking of achieving something. It could be something small like putting a smile on a stranger’s face or big as saving someone’s life. Pray always and be focused in life.

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  1. I follow your site now. I studied writing in college and have seen much writing from others. Yours is honest, beautifully written, heartfelt and down to earth. I look forward to your posts.

  2. Hey, thanks so much for “liking” my latest post. Let me just say that I think you are incredible for doing what you do here. It’s extremely noble, and I think that if more people had your mind-set, this world would be a much better place :-) Can’t wait to read all that you have to offer.

    James Hallmark

    1. Thank you James. I really appreciate your kind words. I thank God for letting me use my gift and sharing with others.
      I just want to inspire a lot of people! Thank you so much for checking out my blog


  3. Hi :-) Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and for the “like”. I’m so glad you did or I would not have discovered your blog – you are very talented and write from the heart and the soul. To stir emotions in another is a sign of a talented soulful writer. Have an awesome day! :-)

  4. Miss Elsie:

    What a terrific discovery today! Thank you so much for stopping by the ‘blogging’ neighborhood and introducing yourself. I’m delighted to meet you! And incredibly pleased to have discovered such an awesome writer! I enjoyed the varied approaches you take in your writing style and look forward to reading more. Many thanks for the ‘like’ and follow; I appreciate it.
    Have a great weekend! :)

  5. Hey misselsie,

    Thanks for liking my post. From what I’ve seen thus far, you do some pretty good writing. I look forward to reading the rest of them when I have the time. Feel free to share a link to my blog with your followers too, as unlike you, I have been blogging for three months now and only have 3 followers.

    1. 27th will be 2 months for me. I think you should read other blogs and like the ones that interest you. Follow people too cos that’s a sure way of them reading your blog.
      You could also share on twitter and facebook as well.

      Elsie :)

  6. I am glad to be introduced to your blog. I admire the confidence and poise you present to the world. I love your philosophy on life. Keep writing and inspiring others with your unique creative expression. Thanks for looking at my blog. I will continue to visit your site. Blessings

  7. So happy to have discovered your blog! Many thanks for stopping by my blog and deciding to follow my “art of life” musings. Your blog is lovely— I look forward to reading more in the days to come.

  8. Thank you for stopping by once again
    i am glad you liked my poem..
    I am enjoying your blog as well..
    you are very gifted …keep writing
    each word makes the world a better place
    for it is written with your heart not mind..

  9. What a wonderful thing…. to inspire people, and in doing that, make the world a better place. You are a special person, misselsie…. I’m glad you came to my blog so I was able to find you. ;)

  10. Thank you for liking the blog post. Your heart observations translate into your word renderings. May God continue to use to accomplish His purposes. God works through creative writing to touch hearts.

  11. Hello There. I found your blog using msn. This is a really well written article. I’ll be sure to bookmark it and return to read more of About bowendiaries . Thanks for the post. I’ll certainly comeback.

  12. You make the world a better place just by being in it and sharing your amazing stories — keep writing and many thanks!

  13. Hi Elsie……..thanks for the “like” on my post “Hope for the Suicidal”….i am happy that it was a blessing to you. Your blog is very motivational and inspirational…..I love the way you combine the photos and the short writings…….it has a lot of impact. Be encouraged to continue being a source of beauty and light to the world……..Shalom!……Kim

  14. Hello Elsie,

    Thank you for following my blog. I hope you have a joyful ride in each of your visits there. :-)

    Your posts are inspiring. So keep penning and keep inspiring. I will sure many of the readers out there will find your posts illuminating. Thank you once again and I hope you have a wonderful day, my lovely friend! :-)

    Subhan Zein

    1. Subhan!

      Thanks for your lovely words. I’m glad you like my blog.
      I haven’t written in a while cos I have my finals this month and I have to prepare towards that. I really enjoy your blog as well.
      Have a wonderful day too.

      Elsie :)

  15. Thank you for stopping by my blog and for the like…it has lead me back to you blog which is beautiful in many ways. Keep inspiring!!

  16. Recently, I was honored with 3 Awards given to me by fellow blogger Wendall A. Brown (foreverpoetic.wordpress.com). It meant so much to me. One of the criteria for accepting the award is to nominate several other bloggers. I wanted to nominate you because your blogs (each and every one of them) has been a wonderful inspiration and joy to me. If you’d like to accept, you can go over to the post at http://serendipityplus.wordpress.com/2012/04/25/beautiful-blogger-very-inspiring-blogger-sunshine-award/ and get the low down on how. Absolutely no pressure. Just know that I think your blog is awesome and worth telling everyone about. Thanks for sharing your life with us. :D

  17. Thanks for following my blog! Your follow led me to your site and I love your articles. Your Ballerina poem was just beautiful. It’s inspiring to find someone “living life with a purpose”. Keep writing and inspiring others. Looking forward to reading more of your articles!

  18. Hi there! Thanks for following Of Vice and Virtue! I’ve been poking around your blog, and it’s really nice to see that some people are trying to better the world around them. I look forward to reading your posts :-)

  19. Thank you for following Shadows. I will certainly have to spend time here on yours; I have a feeling you have a lot to say and say it proudly and with passion. Looking forward to learning more …

  20. Thank you for asking about my blog. I’m interested in yours too, and I’d like to know if that is you in the picture of the child in your gravatar. From your blog about laying on the floor, I wondered if you were sexually abused too?

    1. Yes I’m the one in the picture. No I’ve never been sexually abused. Everything I write here is mostly fictional, I did write a story similar to your case, ‘Naomi, A Brave Girl’

  21. I’m inspired by the honesty and candor of your writing. I think we have a lot of the same goals and priorities as writers (and in general), so I definitely look forward to reading more of your blog!

  22. Fantastic goods from you, man. I’ve understand your stuff previous to and you’re just too wonderful. I actually like what you have acquired here, certainly like what you are stating and the way in which you say it. You make it entertaining and you still take care of to keep it wise. I can not wait to read much more from you. This is actually a terrific web site.

  23. May I just say what a relief to uncover someone who actually understands what they are discussing over the internet. You actually know how to bring an issue to light and make it important. A lot more people must check this out and understand this side of your story. I can’t believe you aren’t more popular because you surely possess the gift.

  24. Thanks for stopping by my blog and caring enough to let me know you came. The honesty of your writing is refreshing, Elsie. Best wishes for this New Year.

  25. Thank you for following my blog, I’ve come here to return the favor and say I’m glad to see a young writer with a positive, hopeful outlook. All the best to you – keep writing and following your dreams. :)

  26. Thank you for following my blog, I really appreciate it. What I’ve read of your blog so far looks great and I can’t wait to read more. I love what you are about. God bless.

  27. Hi :) Thanks for following my blog, it really means a lot. Anyway, I completely agree with your life’s purpose, that’s nice. Keep up your amazing work :)

  28. Hi Elsie :)
    Nice writing style….really enjoying surfing through your blog. Awesome to connect with you! Thanks for the visit, like & follow…..wonderful to meet you :) K

  29. Elsie–You have so much here to come back and investigate! THANKS for subscribing to my funny-caption photoblog. I hope I can bring you a smile (or at least a groan) every weekday.
    –John R.

  30. hey there!

    Thank you for following my blog a few wks ago! I just wanna share with you that I have recently changed host (nearly died along the way :) ) and if you like, please come again to my blog and you can type in your email address as with the change in host from wordpress, new posts will not get delivered to your email address like the last time.

    So if you like posts to get delivered to your email address like the past, you have to type in your email again. It only appears in your reader now, so if that works for you, then it is ok.

    thank you

  31. Hi Elsie Thank you for liking my blog enough to follow me! I love your, About I am in awe of the force and spirit that comes off the screen. Never loose your fight and determination and flair Be big and brave and I shall be visiting here to read more. I wish you all you wish for yourself and more may God love and protect you. Power to you and your words!! ;) xxxx ( I am not over religious and I hope my words don’t make me seem so but I do believe in God. )

  32. I think this is beautiful. It’s always refreshing to know that someone out there can do something like this. I know you hear- or read ;) -that all the time, but I just wanted to write it here.
    God bless you lots! :) :) :) :)

  33. i rily lyk wat u do. u inspire me a lot cos i also lyk ta wryt poems when am free. i’d lyk ta meet u one day. all the best

  34. Elsie, boy did I ever have a L O N G way to scroll down to get to the comment box. :) I came here to say thank you for following Petals Unfolding, and that I just pushed your follow button. I dance with glee I found another writer, and at the same time groan. Life’s responsibilities for me are large at best, and I really must focus in order to do what I LOVE best……be immersed in word and photo. Art. Simply ART. To be able to write and read and photograph……one of my Dreams…..and yes like you, I do have a Purpose! I will enJOY getting to know you through your writing!!

    Love and Blessings,
    Lady Pinkrose (Amy)

      1. :D what’s the story behind the name? I have another follower by the name ‘ladyBlueRose’. Oh I paused to read your ‘about’. You’re years ahead of me. I turn 21 in February :) I hope I can ask your advice on anything when the need be? You’re beautiful!!!

      2. With “age” does come Wisdom. The more “age” I obtained, the more I realized how little I knew. LOL Ask away….if I can answer truthfully, I shall. If not, I’ll tell you I cannot. (((HUGS))) Lucky you. To BE 21 and to know what I know, and to go in the direction I want to now…..Am I doing this backwards? LOL

  35. Thanks so much for the follow Miss Elsie. Great to connect with you here on WP, I’m loving your poems that I’ve read so far. I used to be 21 :) A loooong time ago. You are going to go a long way with your writing!
    Take care, and many blessings in 2014!

  36. Hi, Misselsie. Thanks for joining the reader family of diabeticredemption.com. I look forward to having you in our conversations. On my site, you’ll find my Friends page, where my readers leave information about themselves and their blogs. I hope you will feel free to do the same. Welcome! 8-)

  37. I love your poetry! I love reading that you are you, 100% of the time! I love seeing that you are a child of God! I think I will love following you!

  38. Wow, what a coincidence! I’m just completing tomorrow’s post and was about to write some inspiring, positive words. Took a break and saw you had just signed up to follow Learning from Dogs and, bingo, there are my words!! Call in to LfD tomorrow and see what you created. And welcome to the blog!

      1. Look forward. However, much of the time it’s about the lessons that dogs offer us humans rather than dog stories themselves. Would welcome a guest post or two from your own ‘pen’.

  39. You sure inspire with your writing. I love your personal traits: achiever, challenger and daring. I´m sure if more people would be like that we would make this planet a better one. One small step at a time I guess.

  40. your blog has warm, soul and so much feeling and your words and vibe truly make this world stand up and a better place and what a vision and insight you have truly been blessed with and so much depth. peace and the best and keep doing your thing

  41. Love your heart! What a different world this would be if everyone looked for and called out the best in those around them, eh? We already know what’s wrong with us – we need someone to point out what’s right!

    Great blog. May the Lord grant a great harvest for your labor here. :)

    Thanks for following Lessons by Heart.

    In His loving grip,
    Praising Jesus who loves unity, but designed it to be lived with diversity!

  42. Bet you didn’t know a guy could get whiplash scrolling down to the comment box! Whew!

    Thank you for dropping by my online writing website, and especially for selecting to follow my work. It is truly a mix of stuff. I hope you find something to relate to and enjoy. I suspect, by your About, you will.

    — SM

  43. Thank you for like on “Tonight.” I’ve removed the likes from my page, but they still must appear in the reader. Your introduction is inspiring. I look forward to reading your future posts. I do have the comments still active on my blog because I enjoy hearing the thoughts of other fine writers and people. Please feel free to stop by and express your thoughts.

    1. You really inspire me to be a better poet. I read your writing and I’m left in awe. You have such an imagination and, your words are beautifully crafted, Laine. I’m glad I found your blog.


  44. Hey there Newbie Spikey!
    (for your info, a Spikey is the term for folk who are part of the clan known to be followers of Uncle Spike :)

    Been away for a while, but now I wanted to catch up and say “thank you… I really appreciate your ‘follow’ as I for one, know how many interesting and entertaining blogs are out there.”

    Blogging since June 2013, my aim is to deliver an eclectic offering of posts, from my ‘point n shoot’ attempts at basic photography, to the sharing of my travel adventures over the decades, as well as day to day happenings here on the farm. Oh, plus a few observations, opinions and lighter-hearted stuff thrown in for good measure.

    I normally keep to a couple of posts a day, maybe 3-4 at weekends if I have something special to share. But if you are at a loose end one day, maybe you’ll enjoy trawling through some of my older stuff too. I have added plenty of categories to help in said digging process.

    Thanks again and hope you have a great day…


  45. Hi Elsie,
    It’s so nice to have found your blog. It looks beautiful–I think I have a lot of exploring to do! Thank you for sharing your voice.

  46. My second visit and I wish you a happy journey in your quest to spread positivity in our world. Also I do believe “putting a smile on a stranger’s face” means a lot to those who have lost the ability to do so.
    Have a lovely New Year 2015 :)

  47. Liked your poem about ‘Killing the Poet’ which I found prophetic . . . Thanks too for visiting my blog and tagging along for a while . . . Feel free to leave a comment anytime . . . Blessings!

  48. Thank you for subscribing to my blog! Here you’ll find more than 3500 pictures from Norway and Norwegian nature, mostly in ‘full screen’, and new pictures will be posted on a regular basis. Please enjoy!

    And if you become really happy with what you find, please tell all your friends about us!
    It will be appreciated!

  49. The thought to inspire people is in itself noble.
    The confession that you have talent is so lovely.
    Nice to know that you follow Meenas Poems.
    Hope you get some inspiration from the poems,
    All the best.

  50. thanks for the follow and I must say i really like your words. question regarding the art work are they yours? if so maybe you could let us know a little about them? if not they still seem to compliment the poetry and the site well. best wishes and i hope to read more soon. cheers

    1. Thank you for reading. I do some of the art(I indicate which are mine) but most pictures here, I get from the internet. Best wishes to you too. Glad you could browse through my stuff!


  51. Thanks for following my blog Elsie – much appreciated and I hope you enjoy what you read. Am looking forward to digging around on your site and reading your work :) Best, Nik

  52. I actually used to write poems as an elementary school kid. I was never really that good, but I have always been intrigued by the work of art poets create with everyday words. And I must say that I love your work! Your poetry is so simple yet so beautiful and deep. I’m so glad that you visited my blog, because otherwise I wouldn’t have found yours! Keep doing what you do and I’m looking forward to reading more! :)

    1. Happy new year to you, my new follower🙃. I’m happy you enjoyed my blog. I can’t wait to see what you have on yours. And thank you so much for your kind words.

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