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 […]
Spring has not quite arrived, though it is very close. We are beginning a season of spring rains. 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 […]
There is definitely wisdom in taking things slowly rather than always rushing ahead. We all need to slow down and make time for reflection.
My life is busy, and I’m sure yours is, too. Many of us don’t take enough time to rest and relax during the day. We just want to do one more thing, write one more page, clean one more area in our home, finish the […]
We need heat, but sometimes it becomes extreme. God created our bodies to have a way of cooling down by using sweat. In my three haiku, heat and sweat seem to be opponents, but in reality both are important. Heat and Sweat Summer […]
The photo for this week’s Twittering Tales is an interesting one. Kat has a knack for picking photos that can have many interpretations. In case you are not familiar, Kat Myrman picks a photo prompt each Tuesday. [bctt tweet=”The challenge is to write a story […]
Tonight I have been busy at work writing more poetry from the online Nature Magnetic Poetry Kit. The first shows how nature can help us rest and at the same time inspire poetry. The second one celebrates love and the poetry it inspires. [bctt tweet=”Each stanza […]
There are times when I get so busy that I realize my neck is tight and I feel stressed. I need to pause, breathe and relax.
Yesterday in the late afternoon I took a walk outside. The autumn sun was going down but still sent fingers of light weaving in and out among the trees. Drinking in the beauty of creation on this crisp, clear day brought refreshment. I felt […]
Saturday, November 5, 2016, is a date I will remember fondly. My daughter, Jamie, and I went to gather with other women at the Deeply Rooted conference in Chicago where the theme was REST. From the earthy décor to the music, the […]