Blogging, Haiku, Inspirational, Photography, Poetry, Uncategorized

Views From My Front Porch on a Lazy Afternoon

After doing some cleanup inside, I decided to enjoy some time on the porch. I love the views we have. The temperature was mild and the sky was overcast, though some blue was peeking through. A light breeze was causing lovely sounds to come from the chimes. I had to snap a few pictures.  … Continue reading Views From My Front Porch on a Lazy Afternoon

Blogging, Photography, Poetry, Uncategorized

Rainbows of Colors in Every Hue, Shade and Tint for All to Enjoy

This weekend I participated in an online retreat for a writer's group I belong to on Facebook. In one of the sessions we had about fifteen minutes to write on a topic of our choice. I wrote about varied colors like rainbows. This morning I turned it into a poem.  As always with poetry there is… Continue reading Rainbows of Colors in Every Hue, Shade and Tint for All to Enjoy

Five Minute Friday, Inspirational, Photography, Uncategorized

Less Equals More When Stress is Lost and Rest is Gained

It's Five Minute Friday time again.  The idea is to write for five minutes whatever comes to mind based on the prompt. We don't worry about editing and try to keep within the limit. This week the prompt word is More. Sometimes more can actually mean less. Stay with me and I'll show you what I mean. … Continue reading Less Equals More When Stress is Lost and Rest is Gained

Haiku, Inspirational, Photography, Poetry, Uncategorized

Behold and See Beautiful Flowers Described in Haiku

This week's haiku challenge from Ronovan Writes are the words Behold & See. It seems to me these words could be used in so many ways. First up is the honeysuckle. These blossoms are fragrant and actually tasty. My daughter would pull them apart and enjoy the nectar. The vines grow wild along the fence and climb… Continue reading Behold and See Beautiful Flowers Described in Haiku

Singing
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Singing Transcends Cultures and Peoples and Time

Sing is the prompt for Five Minute Friday this week. I remembered singing this chorus in my church when I was a teen. I don't know who wrote it, but it was on the back of our small chorus book. Sing when the day is bright Sing thro' the darkest night Every day, all the way Let us… Continue reading Singing Transcends Cultures and Peoples and Time

Beautiful but marred
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A Beautiful World Marred but Restoration Is Coming

The prompt words for #RonovanWritesWeeklyHaikuChallenge are Beautiful & Curse. Thinking about the prompt brought to mind Adam and Eve. God had placed them in a garden filled with beautiful plants and luscious fruit. You can read the whole story of creation and the fall of man in Genesis 1-3. These thoughts influenced my haiku, which in… Continue reading A Beautiful World Marred but Restoration Is Coming