Many of us deal with pain every day, thorns, if you will. They could be physical, emotional, or a combination. How do we find help?
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 […]
The rest of the yarn was in the worst tangle I had ever seen. I wish I had a picture to show you. It was a mess – attached to the cone on one end, the unfinished hat on the other end and what seemed like another tangle leading out from the middle.
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 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 […]
BIRTH AND DEATH Birth and death, the beginning and the end ———– Or is it? Many years ago, Jesus was born in Bethlehem to a virgin named Mary. Joseph, the poor carpenter was his adopted father. His birth was a miracle and a big […]
This post is an updated version of a post I wrote nearly four years ago. The poem was first published on my former blog May 3, 2015. It reminds us to slow down and enjoy life. We know that time is always ticking away. Sometimes […]
Writing is a good way for me to process my feelings and thoughts. There is lament, helplessness, surrender and joy all mixed together.
Valley and Peak are the words for the weekly haiku challenge this week at Ronovan Writes. We often talk about times in our lives as valleys and peaks. Usually we are not too happy in the valleys and want to climb back up to the […]
Are you feeling heavy with burdens that seem too hard to bear? Do you sometimes wish you could crawl into a hole and disappear? In this troubled world we live in, have we tried finding hope in God? FINDING HOPE IN GOD As I reading […]