Five Minute Friday, Inspirational

Worth: What Determines Our Value?

This week the Five Minute Friday crew is writing for 5 minutes on the word worth. If you have never tried it, we'd love to have you join us. Just set your timer and write. It can be challenging and fun all at the same time. Do you ever have doubts about your worth? Are… Continue reading Worth: What Determines Our Value?

Blogging, Haiku, Inspirational, Photography, Poetry, Uncategorized

Views From My Front Porch on a Lazy Afternoon

After doing some cleanup inside, I decided to enjoy some time on the porch. I love the views we have. The temperature was mild and the sky was overcast, though some blue was peeking through. A light breeze was causing lovely sounds to come from the chimes. I had to snap a few pictures.  … Continue reading Views From My Front Porch on a Lazy Afternoon

Five Minute Friday, Inspirational, Photography, Uncategorized

Enough To Satisfy: How Much Does it Take

It's time for Five Minute Friday. We write for five minutes without editing, using a one word prompt. I must confess that I often catch myself editing as I go. It's also hard to stick within a five minute time limit, but I do my best. This week's prompt is the word enough.   As I… Continue reading Enough To Satisfy: How Much Does it Take

Haiku, Inspirational, Photography, Poetry

Breezes, Sunshine, Waves and Sand: Poetry from the Beach

Earlier this month my husband and I had a short but lovely vacation in Florida with some of his siblings. The sun, the waves, the sand, the breezes that were both mild and strong, the blue sky and white clouds – all worked together to bring refreshment and reduce stress.     Weekly Haiku Challenge… Continue reading Breezes, Sunshine, Waves and Sand: Poetry from the Beach

Blogging, Haiku, Inspirational, Photography, Twittering Tales, Uncategorized

Broken Families Need Our Love, Encouragement and Support

Every Tuesday Kat Myrman offers a photo to inspire us to write a story or poem using 140 characters or less, hence the name “Twittering Tales.” The photo prompt I used brought thoughts of brokenness, primarily of broken families.  I decided to post it anyway, because it stirred some other thoughts which I share at the end. … Continue reading Broken Families Need Our Love, Encouragement and Support

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