The Invisible

WP_20140925_007Invisible things have more to them than most things we see in the world.

You can see a hug, but the important part is feeling it.
You can see a two people meet for the first time, but what is important is the exchange of energy between them.
You can see a mother with her child, but the bond of love that can only be felt between them is everything.
You can see someone win at something they have been working toward for a long time, but the realization of success in that person is something they’ll always remember.

It’s not the things in life you can see, but the things you experience, the things you feel with your heart and soul, the things in life the effect your spirit.

Take another look at the world around you …  this time though, forget what you see and take in what you feel.

Many Blessings,
Raventalker

Toast of Music City 2014 Results!

Oooops we did it again!!  I want to thank everyone who took the time to spend 5 weeks of their summer voting. Without all of you there is no way I could have done this. From the bottom of my heart, thank you sooooooooooooooooooooooooo much! I am so blessed to have such great friends, family and fans, followers and readers. You all make me so proud and humble at the same time. Every year, I sit there biting my nails with anticipation, not knowing what the final results will be and year after year you all show your love and support with a win win win!! I cannot thank you enough! I am truly honored. Okay, wiping away the tears of joy so that I can click send. Thanks again for the love and support. The video should show you how much fun the night was!!

Many Blessings,
Raventalker

Please Help Me Win Toast!

toast logo 2013 - holly toast logo 2013 - hollyWe want these signs to say 2014!  :-)

Please please don’t forget to cast your votes for me this year in Toast of Music City

I’m running for Best Blog and Best Visual Artist …. just click each link below to cast your votes.. I’m listed under People & Places for both categories of  Best Blog and Best Visual Artist.

Thank you in advance to everyone that takes the time to vote this year.. I appreciate you guys far more than you know! Voting is daily from June 15th – July 22nd.

Thank you all!

Vote Now! Make sure you register with the site and click”VOTE” next to my name to cast your votes  :-)

Best Blog - Holly Stokes, myravenblog.com

Best Local Artist (Visual)- Holly Stokes, myravenblog.com

Many Blessings,
Raventalker

Thank You to My Readers!

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Last night was the Toast of Music City Awards Reception and the results … AWESOME!!!

For the 3rd year in a row I brought home the award for Best Blog and Best Visual Artist. I could not have done it without all of you. Your love and support is a blessing and I am truly honored. This win is for all of us

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…  not just me .. because like I said without you .. I would not have any awards at all. Thank you … from the bottom of my heart .. Thank You!
Many Blessings,
Raventalker

Help Me Win Toast of Music City

toast-of-music-cityEvery year the Tennessean hosts a people’s choice contest for the Nashville area. Please take a minute to cast your votes each day from June 16th – July 14th and help me to win in Best Blog and Best Visual Artist.

Here’s the Links to cast your votes (You’ll have to first register with the site and then come back here to my blog and click these links to find me and cast your votes)

Best Blog

Holly Stokes,  MyRavenBlog.com

Best Local Artist (Visual)

Holly Stokes, MyRavenBlog.com

A big thank you to everyone who takes a moment to cast your votes to help me win!! Thank you Thank You!

Many Blessings,
Raventalker

Toast Wins and a Thank You

I am beyond honored to have won again this year for Best Blog and Best Visual Artist in The Toast of Music City. I had convinced myself that I may have won for blog but was certain that I didn’t win for Artist this year. I was sitting there at the awards ceremony waiting for my categories to come up and first came Best Blog, which since I had been interviewed by the Tennessean for it I was certain I had won and I did :-)  …. and then the Artist category came up and I waited to hear my name called .. 3rd place .. wasn’t me.. I thought “Oh I made it for 2nd” … 2nd place was called .. it wasn’t me.. OMG OMG OMG.. The I heard my name called out fir first place .. I almost cried I was so happy and what a wonderful surprise!

You guys encourage me and keep me creating and keep me writing. You all are the absolute Best! I love you all!

Thank you everyone.. I really could not have done it without all of you .. this win isn’t just for me.. I share it with each and everyone one of you … it was a group effort and I am truly honored that you all took the time to vote and make this happen :-)

This award will hang on my wall and every time I look at it I will think about all of you out there who participated and made this happen for me. It brings me great honor and great joy to know that so many of you took the time to cast your votes. I really don’t know what else to say but Thank You Thank You Thank You!

Many Blessings,
Raventalker (doin my happy Raven dance!)

Here’s the article they wrote about me in today’s paper :-)

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Time to Vote

We want this sign to say 2012! :-)

Please please don’t forget to cast your votes for me this year in Toast of Music City

I’m running for Best Blog and Best Visual Artist …. just click each link below to cast your votes.. Thank you in advance to everyone that takes the time to vote this year.. I appreciate you guys far more than you know! Voting is daily through the whole month of June.

Thank you all!

Vote Now! Make sure you register with the site and click the blue circle next to my name to cast your votes :-)

Best Blog

Best Local Artist (Visual)