I feed my body every day, Often feeding too much to it. But, I've learned the hard way That I must also feed my spirit. Silence or just being very still, Listening to some sweet music, Whatever will quiet my tired soul Is what I use to feed my spirit. But most of all, I... Continue Reading →
It's difficult and painful to realize that you have been wearing a mask for a long time, not really being as authentic as you should have been. It does not matter if the mask was worn unintentionally; what matters is finding the courage to admit that you need to change and to be real in... Continue Reading →
What does living “the good life” mean to you? Do you think that you’re living “the good life”? What a great question for this time of the year! This is one of those "eye-of- the-beholder" kind of phenomena. Everyone will have a different definition according to what has occurred in their past, what is happening... Continue Reading →
It bothers me when people get upset at others for saying "Happy Holidays" instead of "Merry Christmas." I used to be one of them that thought that anything but recognizing that "Christ Jesus is the reason for the season" was tantamount to the worst sin. But, as I have reflected on Christmases past, particularly the... Continue Reading →
Knocking on the tree. Nature serenades my heart. A woodpecker's song. I thought up this poem as I walked through the woods last week and heard knocking against a tree. I asked Douglas what was the sound, and looking up into the trees, he spotted a red head moving back and forth on a nearby... Continue Reading →
We all must deal with the vicissitudes of life, As triumphs intermingle with our troubles. Thinking that suffering will never touch us Isn't smart, as all men and women have foibles. Everyone needs help at some time or another, So, let us extend a benignity to those bereft Of hope that they can retrieve their... Continue Reading →
Finish the following sentence in one sentence for One Liner Wednesday from Linda G. Hill: You know you're a nerd when: You constantly go beyond your comfort zone, to fulfill your potential.
You know me so well! Almost like I live in you. We have become one! Written for the Sunday Writing Prompt from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie. The prompt is Intimacy.
When the women go a-walking, All they want is safety and peace. They want to savor the moments Of joy and beauty as stress release. But, men trained to act as wolves, Ravenous and lacking in any respect, Think women should smile and blush, Appreciating when they try to connect. Some men can't see women's... Continue Reading →
Tomorrow, I will have surgery to correct the placement of the defibrillator implanted in May. Hopefully, it will be the climax to seven months of intermittent pain and lack of sleep. It almost didn't happen. Even though I am an educated woman, with a doctorate in Sociology, and I have taught that women are sometimes... Continue Reading →
Held captive by people who wanted to use his boat to conceal drugs, Alan had to find a way to save himself. What had started as a simple cruise had turned into a nightmare! Thieves had chosen to stage a coup for his boat. He'd resisted their attempts to climb aboard the boat from a... Continue Reading →