(An assignment in a writing class was to put these words I write because… at the top of a page and then free write for 15 minutes without stopping. I just wrote the first things that came to my mind, though I edited it a […]
A STORY OF HOPE A few years ago, in an online group, I was given a poetry prompt that consisted of three words – blue, wandering and vagabond. We were then given time to write a poem. I have since edited it and […]
Welcome back to Literacy Musing Mondays! A few years ago I was in a writing group where we were asked to write a poem based on the prompt soul filling beauty. Here’s what I wrote with a few minor changes: We had a wonderful time […]
Build is the #FiveMinuteFriday word today. As you know we usually write for five minutes without stopping to edit. I’ll have to admit I took about half an hour to write this, but it came from my heart, pretty much unedited. Stone By Stone […]
Writing is a way to communicate with others. Why do I write? It gives me a way to express what is on my heart and to share with more people.
(The following questions about freedom were asked during a conference call with an online group I was in a couple of years ago. This post is a revised version of the original.) WHAT DOES FREEDOM MEAN TO YOU? What does it look like, sound […]
For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast. For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God […]
I remember mid-afternoon times. Kids were fussy. I was tired and wondered if I’d have strength to finish the day. Maybe you can identify.
There is no guest poster this week, so I’d like to share a poem I wrote a couple of years ago. It’s called Tea Time, Reading Time.
I think we show part of the image of God through our imaginations. Using my imagination, I tried to incorporate bits of myself into the poem.