Blogging, Books, Inspirational

The Invitations: Guest Post by Dr. Ifeoma Samuel

I am thrilled to welcome Dr. Ifeoma Samuel to my blog today. Her new book, The Invitations, is a breath of fresh air. From her home in Nigeria she invites us to join with her in accepting the invitations Jesus offers us. Invitations to rest, to acceptance, to service, to seeking, to being joyful and… Continue reading The Invitations: Guest Post by Dr. Ifeoma Samuel

Art and Poetry, Haiku, Photography, Poetry, Uncategorized

Fishing and Enjoying Views on the Lake

We are enjoying a vacation at my brother-in-law's house on a lake in Maine. With beautiful views and a place for fishing, there is something for all. Every day I sit outside by the lake enjoying the view, writing in my journal and composing poems. It is a refreshing change and a great way to… Continue reading Fishing and Enjoying Views on the Lake

Inspirational

Are You Tired and Weary?

Do you ever find yourself at a place where you feel like you can't give any more?¬†Are you burdened by demands that seem overwhelming? What do you do when you are tired and weary? I like to think of myself as a person who empathizes with others. I love to encourage, but when I grow… Continue reading Are You Tired and Weary?

Poetry, Uncategorized

Thoughts At Dusk While Sitting Outdoors

Saturday evening I took some time to go sit outside. With all the busyness, it was nice to pause and enjoy the cool breeze. It had been awhile since I sat on the porch swing with my journal. I enjoyed writing down some thoughts. The photo below is the view from my time that evening… Continue reading Thoughts At Dusk While Sitting Outdoors

Blogging, Haiku, Inspirational, Poetry, Twittering Tales, Uncategorized

Musings From a Coffee Shop

Every Tuesday, my friend, Kat Myrman chooses a photo and puts out a challenge to write a story using 140 characters or less, hence the title #TwitteringTales. I thought it would be fun to come up with a few possible scenarios. Think of them as musings from a coffee shop. Below is this week's photo… Continue reading Musings From a Coffee Shop