Five Minute Friday, Inspirational, Poetry, Prayers

Refine My Heart, Oh God

Refine is the word prompt for this week's #FiveMinuteFriday. The first thing that came to my mind was a song entitled “The Refiner's Fire.” It was made popular by Steve Green quite a few years ago. I'll share a link at the end of this post.     As I proceeded to write about the word… Continue reading Refine My Heart, Oh God

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

Little Steps and a Poem of Grace

Little is the #5MFW #write31days word prompt for Day 16. Can you believe we are past the halfway mark on this journey of writing every day in October? Let's continue to cheer each other on and lend support to our fellow bloggers. It takes one little step at a time, but those small steps added together… Continue reading Little Steps and a Poem of Grace

31 Days to a Healthier Lifestyle, Blogging, Five Minute Friday, Inspirational, Photography, Prayers, Uncategorized, Write 31 Days 2016

Test Your Ideas for a Healthy Lifestyle

The prompt for Day 7 of #5MFW #write31days is the word test. There are many tests we have throughout our lives. They are not always easy, but God is with me every step of the way. Though I may try on my own for awhile, I always find that I need His help. In a… Continue reading Test Your Ideas for a Healthy Lifestyle

Five Minute Friday, Inspirational, Prayers

Heal Our Broken Hearts, Oh God

Heal  is the #FiveMinuteFriday word for this week . I was busy Thursday night and almost missed the #fmfparty on Twitter. I arrived late, but there was still plenty of time to engage in conversation. We really do have fun at the party and would love to have you join if you never have. It is a way to… Continue reading Heal Our Broken Hearts, Oh God

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Sleep My Child, Be At Peace

Two years ago I published this poem on my former blog under the title  A Blessing for the Night. There were several nights where I had trouble getting to sleep. When the next night promised to be the same I decided to get up and write.  As a result, this poem was born. I hope this blessing… Continue reading Sleep My Child, Be At Peace

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Open Your Heart, Find the Magic in Ordinary Days

Open the windows Open the door Turn on the lights Let colors fill the room Red, yellow, green, orange and blue Purple and pink and chartreuse, too     Open your eyes wide Open your ears Find the magic In ordinary days Hugs, smiles, trees, clouds, sun or rain Laundry, dishes, walks down the lane… Continue reading Open Your Heart, Find the Magic in Ordinary Days