About five years ago, I wrote my first blog post as a guest on my daughter Jamie’s first blog. She was hosting an empathy series with several guest contributors. My remembrance is that I was unsure and timid about doing it, because I had not written much […]
Affirmations to Help you Through #LMMLinkup
On Facebook, I am part of a small writing group with about 41 other women. We take turns hosting through our weekly rhythms. This past week my daughter, Jamie, was the host. One day she asked us to share favorite affirmations that might help us […]
Beautiful Days in the Sunshine
Summer is here in full swing as the days are quite warm. Most of the time I’m inside with the air conditioner, but I still try to get outside a little each day. Even when it is warm it’s still refreshing to look out over […]
Joy: Expression Through Art and Friendship
My friend, Peggi, and I met in an online group a couple of years ago and realized we had a lot in common. We interacted quite a bit, but then we both got busy and lost touch for awhile. A few months ago we reconnected […]
Creativity With Art, Food, Writing and More
I love the word creativity, don’t you? It evokes happy thoughts and conjures up a myriad of ways to make art. There are professionals who create magnificent paintings, pottery, blown glass, mosaics and much more. But they are not the only ones who can create. I […]
Capture the Moments in Your Day
Do you find yourself busy every day? Is it hard to take time to pause, to take a breather? Let’s learn to capture the moments in our days.
Secret Place: Time Alone with God
Sometimes my secret place is the desk in the bedroom. Other times it’s outside by the fire ring. This evening it was on my front porch swing.
Blossoms, Springtime and Light
I love the freshness and brightness of spring with all the new leaves and blossoms and fruit. The bright sunny days bring joy and inspiration.
Bible Journaling: My First Attempt
Bible journaling has been popular for a few years now. I often thought it would be a fun way to meditate on the scripture I was reading.
Earth Day: Caring for our Planet #LMMLinkup
Nature often inspires my art. Today I made a collage with found poetry in my art journal. Later I remembered that today was Earth Day.