Blogging, Five Minute Friday, Inspirational, Photography, Poetry

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

Book Reviews, Books, Inspirational, Literacy

Women, A Devotional Bible Just for You

Back in the fall of 2015, I received a brand new NIV Bible for Women  published by Zondervan, in exchange for my review. I had very good intentions, but there were many interruptions and I failed to complete it in a timely manner. Things have settled down a bit, and I'm finally sharing my review.… Continue reading Women, A Devotional Bible Just for You

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

Haiku, Inspirational, Poetry

Re-Purposed: Something from the Past

One Christmas, my mother gave me a quilt she had made from some of my grandmother's old dresses. I was thrilled, because it brought back memories from childhood.  The words Color & Warmth are the prompts for Ronovan Writes #weeklyhaikuchallenge.  I knew I needed to write about that quilt.     Dresses Re-Purposed   Feel the cozy… Continue reading Re-Purposed: Something from the Past

Blogging, Five Minute Friday, Inspirational, Photography

Future: Plan For It or Let Whatever Be, Be?

Nothing like writing a Five Minute Friday post on Monday! It has been over two weeks since I wrote a blog post, and I'm ready to jump back in. Our days have been busy, but I need to make time to write. The prompt for this week is the word future.     It reminds me… Continue reading Future: Plan For It or Let Whatever Be, Be?