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?

Poetry, Uncategorized

Thoughts At Dusk While Sitting Outdoors

Saturday evening I took some time to go sit outside. With all the busyness, it was nice to pause and enjoy the cool breeze. It had been awhile since I sat on the porch swing with my journal. I enjoyed writing down some thoughts. The photo below is the view from my time that evening… Continue reading Thoughts At Dusk While Sitting Outdoors

Blogging, Haiku, Inspirational, Poetry, Twittering Tales, Uncategorized

Musings From a Coffee Shop

Every Tuesday, my friend, Kat Myrman chooses a photo and puts out a challenge to write a story using 140 characters or less, hence the title #TwitteringTales. I thought it would be fun to come up with a few possible scenarios. Think of them as musings from a coffee shop. Below is this week's photo… Continue reading Musings From a Coffee Shop

Blogging, Five Minute Friday, Inspirational, Photography

Neighbors Aren’t Just People Who Live Near

Neighbor is the #FiveMinuteFriday word for this week. Usually what comes to mind is someone who lives near you. In blogging linkups we often refer to the person next to us as our neighbors. Nearness seems to have a lot to do with the word neighbor, but is that all it means? What was the… Continue reading Neighbors Aren’t Just People Who Live Near

Blogging, Five Minute Friday, Inspirational, Photography

Place: Does Everything Have One?

The Five Minute Friday word for this week is place. The plan is to set a time and write for five minutes. This can be hard when the time is done but you aren't quite finished. Today when the time ended, I had a few more words that insisted on being written. A place for everything… Continue reading Place: Does Everything Have One?

Blogging, Five Minute Friday, Inspirational

Comfort Can Be Found in a Variety of Ways

Comfort is the Five Minute Friday prompt for this week. I like the sound of that word. It gives such a good feeling. Just the thought of it immediately causes me to relax and begin to feel refreshed.     I think of all the ways we can be comforted. Sometimes it doesn't take much… Continue reading Comfort Can Be Found in a Variety of Ways