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

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?

Five Minute Friday, Inspirational

Worth: What Determines Our Value?

This week the Five Minute Friday crew is writing for 5 minutes on the word worth. If you have never tried it, we'd love to have you join us. Just set your timer and write. It can be challenging and fun all at the same time. Do you ever have doubts about your worth? Are… Continue reading Worth: What Determines Our Value?

Blogging, Haiku, Inspirational, Photography, Poetry

Stars and Blooms and Following Dreams

Star & Bloom are the haiku prompt words for the weekly haiku challenge at Ronovan Writes. My first thought was of the sun, one of the stars of the universe. It is very hot and bright. No one could survive if we lived too close to it. The naked eye cannot behold it without being… Continue reading Stars and Blooms and Following Dreams

Blogging, Five Minute Friday, Haiku, Inspirational, Photography, Poetry

Truth: Look for it With Eyes and Ears Wide Open

The word truth is the Five Minute Friday word for this past week. I am a little late with mine, but I have not been idle.   My garden needed attention, and I needed the exercise and the fresh air. While outdoors I looked for beauty and found it in many places. Truth can be… Continue reading Truth: Look for it With Eyes and Ears Wide Open

Blogging, Haiku, Inspirational, Photography, Poetry

Leap & Throb: Two Very Different Haiku Poems

Leap & Throb are the words for Ronovan Writes weekly haiku challenge. The first thought I had is how our hearts leap and throb within us when we are excited or nervous. You may even see children running and leaping when they are dismissed for summer vacation. A bride just before her wedding, a new… Continue reading Leap & Throb: Two Very Different Haiku Poems