Blogging, Haiku, Magnetic Poetry, Poetry

Happy, Alive, Beautiful and Free: A Butterfly Haiku

Today is Haiku Poetry Day. In honor of that I spent some time with the online Magnetic Poetry kit. Using one of my photos as a guide I wrote a haiku about a happy butterfly.   A Happy Butterfly   Happy and alive Butterfly resting in grass Beautiful and free      Faithful Bloggers is a group… Continue reading Happy, Alive, Beautiful and Free: A Butterfly Haiku

Five Minute Friday, Haiku, Holy Week, Inspirational, Photography, Poetry, Uncategorized

Resurrection of Jesus Means Hope Will Never Die

The Resurrection of Jesus is one of the greatest events in history, but the few days before it were filled with sadness and pain. Empty is the Five Minute Friday word for this week. His mother, Mary, would have been crushed as she saw him hanging there. But I like to think she knew the prophecies and held… Continue reading Resurrection of Jesus Means Hope Will Never Die

Haiku, Photography, Poetry, Uncategorized

Laughter Might Just Be the Medicine You Need

Chagrin & Joy are the prompt words for the #weeklyhaikuchallenge at Ronovan Writes. Those are definitely a challenge, but I had fun with them as I remembered some things from the past. Don't be surprised if laughter joins you as you read.  The first thought I had was about something that happened to me while… Continue reading Laughter Might Just Be the Medicine You Need

Blogging, Inspirational, Poetry, Uncategorized

Wondering What I’ll Find as I Wander Through the Woods

Though I haven't done it in awhile, I love to take walks in the woods. While making my way along, wondering what I'll find, I begin to feel less stressed, relaxing as I enjoy the fresh air and beauty surrounding me.  I am blessed to live beside a woodland area with a variety of plants, trees… Continue reading Wondering What I’ll Find as I Wander Through the Woods

Haiku, Inspirational, Photography, Poetry

Breezes, Sunshine, Waves and Sand: Poetry from the Beach

Earlier this month my husband and I had a short but lovely vacation in Florida with some of his siblings. The sun, the waves, the sand, the breezes that were both mild and strong, the blue sky and white clouds – all worked together to bring refreshment and reduce stress.     Weekly Haiku Challenge… Continue reading Breezes, Sunshine, Waves and Sand: Poetry from the Beach

Blogging, Haiku, Inspirational, Literacy, Photography, Poetry, Seasons, Uncategorized

Sweat, Heat and Spending Time Outdoors

We need heat, but sometimes it becomes extreme. God created our bodies to have a way of cooling down by using sweat.      Heat and Sweat  Summer heat is strong Warming skin 'til sweat beads form Dripping down my brow   Outdoors in the Sun Heat can be intense Working outdoors in the sun… Continue reading Sweat, Heat and Spending Time Outdoors