Art and Poetry, Five Minute Friday, Inspirational, Magnetic Poetry, Photography, Poetry

Speak Hope Through Art and Poetry

The Five Minute Friday word this week is speak. Lately I have not written many blog posts, but that doesn't mean I have been idle. With all that is going on in the world and in my life, I'm not always sure when to speak and when to keep silent. One important way is to write… Continue reading Speak Hope Through Art and Poetry

Blogging, Photography, Poetry, Uncategorized

Rainbows of Colors in Every Hue, Shade and Tint for All to Enjoy

This weekend I participated in an online retreat for a writer's group I belong to on Facebook. In one of the sessions we had about fifteen minutes to write on a topic of our choice. I wrote about varied colors like rainbows. This morning I turned it into a poem.  As always with poetry there is… Continue reading Rainbows of Colors in Every Hue, Shade and Tint for All to Enjoy

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, Haiku, Inspirational, Photography, Poetry, Uncategorized

Springtime Poetry: Here’s A Peek into My Creative Process

Earlier this week I decided to play around with words using the online Magnetic Nature Poetry Kit. It went pretty well at first, but then I couldn't seem to find the right words. I wanted to write about springtime but also about how each day is new. Then, the next day I tried writing my own… Continue reading Springtime Poetry: Here’s A Peek into My Creative Process

Five Minute Friday, Uncategorized

Friends Are People Who Love You No Matter What Happens

One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. (Proverbs 18:24 NIV) Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. (John 15:13 NIV)     Friend is the Five Minute Friday word for this week. True friends are gifts and sometimes rare in this day… Continue reading Friends Are People Who Love You No Matter What Happens

Inspirational, Magnetic Poetry, Photography, Poetry

Magnetic Poetry: A Song in the Night

Ever since I read the posts on Magnetic Poetry that my friend, Joy, shared on her blog, I have been wanting to try it. You may wonder why it's called magnetic when you are just playing around with words on a screen. Well, that's just the online version. I might do that sometime soon. That way… Continue reading Magnetic Poetry: A Song in the Night