What are murmurs of peace, and how can we hear them throughout our days? We each may have different experiences that wake up certain memories of times we felt calm and peaceful. But the connecting cord that binds us is the Holy Spirit, who Jesus […]
Freedom to Spread Your Wings and Fly
We all want to be free, but what is true freedom? The poem came to me quickly one night during an online writing session with friends. The prompt was: She Flew. First, I began to write and did not lay down my pen until the […]
Day: My Month of May
My mornings each day are typically the same, but this month we have had many varied things, especially the marriage of my youngest son.
Windows, Trees and Worship
Each month Chronic Joy Ministries shares a poetry prompt on their blog. For the month of April the theme was Windows and Trees. I love looking out windows and I love trees, so it was a perfect prompt for me. Gazing Through the […]
Mystery and Wonder of Life: Take Time To Pause and Savor
Mystery is the prompt word for Day 7 of the #FiveMinuteFriday #10daywritingchallenge. Rhymezone gives as one of its definitions: something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained One of the first things that came to mind as I thought of the prompt was […]
Plan: Routine or Go Without Planning?
Do you have a plan for your days or weeks? I don’t usually make many plans, but my mornings do follow a similar pattern. My Morning Routine When I first wake up I check emails, weather and a couple of other things on my […]
Story: A Picture of Life’s Journey
I am participating in a Five Minute Friday 10 Day Writing Challenge. We can write for 5 minutes or more, but the goal is to write every day. We began on March 2, with the word TODAY, and I wrote for five minutes whatever came […]
Wind: Enjoying Nature’s Gifts
The wind and I go back a long way. In my younger years I would stay outside as long as could before a storm…
Curiosity: Have We Forgotten its Importance?
Curiosity killed the cat. At least that’s what people told me when I was a kid. I was very curious, but I also took things literally and wondered for the life of me what the adults meant by that. Did Curiosity Really Kill the […]
Simplicity: One Word Thoughts
SIMPLICITY IS MY GOAL For many people, January is the time for setting goals for the new year. Some like to choose one word to focus on rather than set lots of goals. For the past several years, I have joined the #oneword movement […]