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, Inspirational, Literacy, Magnetic Poetry, Photography, Poetry

Spring Rains Encourage Growth, Beauty and Refreshment

As I relax in my living room I hear the comforting sound of raindrops steadily falling. This evening I spent some time with the online Nature Magnetic Poetry kit. Listening to the rain my thoughts were naturally drawn to words that might relate.   Refreshing Spring Rain Spring rain softly falling leaves earth pure and fresh Squirrels… Continue reading Spring Rains Encourage Growth, Beauty and Refreshment

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

Blogging, Haiku, Inspirational, Literacy, Photography, Poetry

Darkness Fades and Daylight Breaks Anew

For #RonovanWritesWeeklyHaikuChallenge this week the words are Eye & Fade. You could take those words in any number of directions. I thought about darkness and daylight. My three haiku came to me in a different order than you see here. As I read and reordered them they seemed to flow from one to the next. I'll… Continue reading Darkness Fades and Daylight Breaks Anew

Blogging, Inspirational, Literacy, Magnetic Poetry, Photography, Poetry, Uncategorized

Family, Music and Love: A Winning Combination

February is the shortest month of the year. Many think of it as the month of love because of Valentine's Day. Some people love it, but others not so much. I like the idea of doing something special for the whole family, though we don't always have a party. When my kids were home we… Continue reading Family, Music and Love: A Winning Combination

Blogging, Grief and Healing, Inspirational, Literacy, Photography, Twittering Tales, Uncategorized

Kindness Goes a Long Way

It's time for Twittering Tales again, where Kat Myrman shares a photograph. Then we write a tale in 140 characters or less inspired by the photo. I will share my three tales and then some thoughts about life, death and showing kindness.     Old, Wrinkled, Still Beautiful Her hands were wrinkled, but still a… Continue reading Kindness Goes a Long Way