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Comfort Can Be Found in a Variety of Ways

Comfort is the Five Minute Friday prompt for this week. I like the sound of that word. It gives such a good feeling. Just the thought of it immediately causes me to relax and begin to feel refreshed.     I think of all the ways we can be comforted. Sometimes it doesn't take much… Continue reading Comfort Can Be Found in a Variety of Ways

Haiku, Haiku, Inspirational, Photography, Poetry

Ocean Waves, Children and Treasures

Whether calm and peaceful or wild and furious with waves crashing along the shore, the ocean is a force to be reckoned with. You can find all the information for the weekly challenge at Ronovan Writes.  My first haiku comes from thoughts of the crashing of waves especially during a storm.     For the… Continue reading Ocean Waves, Children and Treasures

Five Minute Friday, Inspirational, Photography

Blessings: To Give and To Receive

Blessing is the Five Minute Friday word for this week. I often end my comments on blogs with a simple phrase, Blessings to you! It's my way of showing that I care and carries a little more meaning than just saying Have a good day! I'm essentially asking God to bless them in whatever place… Continue reading Blessings: To Give and To Receive

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Collected Treasures Both Tangible and Intangible

My daughter, Jamie Bagley, is good at coming up with writing prompts and giving lots of encouragement. Jamie suggests we write a list poem using what we have collected through the month of June. She's given some examples to help us along. When I first saw the prompt I'll admit I was at a loss to… Continue reading Collected Treasures Both Tangible and Intangible

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Steady and Sure with God as My Guide

I am combining my writing prompts this week, because they go together so well. The Five Minute Friday prompt is the word STEADY. The first thing that came to mind was the thought that slow and steady wins the race, from the story about the tortoise and the hare. That's good advice, but sometimes we need more than ourselves… Continue reading Steady and Sure with God as My Guide

Haiku, Inspirational, Photography, Poetry

Rain: A Welcome Refreshment from the Heat

Last week my daughter, Jamie Bagley, provided a writing prompt that asked the question,What do you do when the rain calls you?  I guess there's still a kid in me. These first two haiku and subsequent writing are my response to Jamie's prompt.  A Summer Rain Drip, drop, drip drop, drip Slowly comes the summer rain… Continue reading Rain: A Welcome Refreshment from the Heat