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

Five Minute Friday, Uncategorized

Connect for Fun and Fellowship

Connect is the word prompt for #FiveMinuteFriday this week. We write for five minutes whatever comes to mind about the prompt. It's meant to be a fun exercise. Check out this link at Kate Motaung's place to find out all about it. Many Ways to Connect One of my favorite things to do is connect… Continue reading Connect for Fun and Fellowship

Haiku, Inspirational, Uncategorized

Ring the Bells of Christmas

Ring the Bells of Joy Reaching out her hand Small one smiles and pulls a rope Church bells ring out joy   Hear the Bells Ring Full of excitement Children on the snowy hill Hear the ringing bells   Ring Christmas Bells Ring the Christmas bells Shout the news from far and wide Jesus Christ… Continue reading Ring the Bells of Christmas

Five Minute Friday, Inspirational, Uncategorized

Joy is Found in Memories Old and New

Joy is the word prompt for Five Minute Friday. It's a word I love, because it sounds so happy. I may not always look like I am joyful, but there are many things that bring me gladness and cheer. Working in my art journal is always fun and relaxing and helps to relieve tension. It… Continue reading Joy is Found in Memories Old and New

31 Days to a Healthier Lifestyle, Inspirational, Photography, Uncategorized, Write 31 Days 2016

A Date to Remember and A Need for Leisure

It is fitting that the #5MFW #write31days prompt for Day 29 is the word date. October 29, 1978, is a date etched in my memory. The day started out like an ordinary Sunday, though I had stayed home from church. It was still nearly two weeks until our second child's due date, but babies have their… Continue reading A Date to Remember and A Need for Leisure