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

Blogging, Inspirational, Photography, Twittering Tales, Uncategorized

Hearts Full of Love Will Overflow

The photo for this week's Twittering Tales is an interesting one. Kat has a knack for picking photos that can have many interpretations. In case you are not familiar, Kat Myrman picks a photo prompt each Tuesday. Hearts with arrows tend to turn thoughts toward love. Consequently, each of my tales involve love in some… Continue reading Hearts Full of Love Will Overflow

Inspirational

Fear Fighting: Stomping Out the Image of Perfect

Today I am happy to welcome Kelly Balarie as a guest. I met Kelly at Allume in 2015, and she is delightful. She has a new book, Fear Fighting: Awakening the Courage to Overcome Your Fears. It will be available January 3, 2017, and can be pre-ordered. She has a heart for encouraging people, and… Continue reading Fear Fighting: Stomping Out the Image of Perfect

Five Minute Friday, Inspirational, Photography

Now is a Good Time to Wonder Anew

Now is a good time to stop and think about my life. It would be easy to look back and remember all the things I did wrong or regret. I could dwell on each one a long time and keep wishing I could somehow go back in time and make some changes. But the best… Continue reading Now is a Good Time to Wonder Anew

Blogging, Inspirational, Photography, Poetry, Uncategorized

Wait and Trust in the Faithfulness of God

Come, Lord Jesus: The Weight of Waiting is an Advent book written by Kris Camealy. The readings start on December 1, beginning each chapter with a portion of Scripture. Each reading has a different theme and includes a question for reflection and a prayer. Christina Hubbard of Creative & Free is hosting a book club. It's not too… Continue reading Wait and Trust in the Faithfulness of God

31 Days to a Healthier Lifestyle, Blogging, Inspirational, Photography, Uncategorized, Write 31 Days 2016

31 Days to a Healthier Lifestyle: Epilogue

In my introductory post for 31 Days to a Healthier Lifestyle I shared seven categories to address throughout the month. They were Work, Leisure, Rest, Fresh Air, Mental and Spiritual Well-being and Exercise. This theme was a big undertaking for me, and I only scratched the surface of most of the topics. Now that my… Continue reading 31 Days to a Healthier Lifestyle: Epilogue