BIRTH AND DEATH Birth and death, the beginning and the end ———– Or is it? Many years ago, Jesus was born in Bethlehem to a virgin named Mary. Joseph, the poor carpenter was his adopted father. His birth was a miracle and a big […]
This post is an updated version of a post I wrote nearly four years ago. The poem was first published on my former blog May 3, 2015. It reminds us to slow down and enjoy life. We know that time is always ticking away. Sometimes […]
Writing is a good way for me to process my feelings and thoughts. There is lament, helplessness, surrender and joy all mixed together.
A tear silently rolls down my cheek as I sit here on the porch. Grief is strong. It is a beautiful day, albeit slightly cool. I miss Stephen.
Valley and Peak are the words for the weekly haiku challenge this week at Ronovan Writes. We often talk about times in our lives as valleys and peaks. Usually we are not too happy in the valleys and want to climb back up to the […]
Are you feeling heavy with burdens that seem too hard to bear? Do you sometimes wish you could crawl into a hole and disappear? In this troubled world we live in, have we tried finding hope in God? FINDING HOPE IN GOD As I reading […]
OCTOBER CREATIVITY CHALLENGE My friend, Marvia Davidson, and Jamie Bagley, my daughter and friend, have established The Merry Kettle and Quill. They occasionally offer a challenge to encourage creativity. I enjoy participating, because it helps me keep writing. It is also challenging and lots […]
THE TOUCH OF A FATHER’S HAND This week for Tell a Memory Tuesday, I want to share a post taken from my previous blog. I usually read Psalm 139 most every morning. It reminds me that I am not only made by God, but He […]
Do you ever feel like you are drifting through life, being blown along at a pace you did not choose? Or have you found a path you like but find it hard to stay focused? Do you plan ahead only to have circumstances thwart your […]
On this #TellAMemoryTuesday, I conclude the stories of our troubles that first week in Plainfield, New Jersey. You can find links to the first three parts at my Tell A Memory Tuesday page. Last week I was still telling about the first day that week. […]