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 →
Meg thought it was coup de Foudre, meaning love at first sight, when she espied Jonathan in the nearly empty gym, dressed in sumptuous athletic gear, including gold leggings. She watched as he coiled his body in all manner of exercises, believing that he was a true Renaissance man, worried about being healthy, similar to... Continue Reading →
Last Sunday, my daughter told me that my youngest son and his family would be visiting the area, and that he had called her to say that he was coming to see her. I told her that I hadn't been told of his imminent visit. Then I forgot about it, due to my recent hospitalization.... Continue Reading →
Where do you feel most at home? Please be more specific than “at home, doh” please. It could be a room in your home, a person, a location… I feel most at home in nature or in a garden. When I am walking through the forest or on a path, with birds singing, I feel... Continue Reading →
Photo from Evan Clarke@Unsplash You are my sister! All of the earth is connected! I am your keeper! Written for What Do You See #49 from Sadje at Life After 50 for Women.
Storms rage in this life. It seems like they will not end. But calm will prevail. Written for the RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge: calm and storm.
Photo from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie The late morning was clear and crisp as Sawyer stepped out of the travel hostel, trembling in excitement at his good fortune to become a travel blogger! To be paid to travel, write, and take pictures, three of his favorite activities, made this job just perfect for him! His parents wanted... Continue Reading →
It came as no surprise to anyone when he entered the shop and found it inhabited by fluffy cuddly creatures. He was looking for a present for his sweetheart, a woman who loved all kinds of furry animals. He wanted to be the best new boyfriend she had ever known. Never one to be subtle in his... Continue Reading →
They've antipathy towards the usual and mundane, Preferring to be quixotic in their modus operandi. Unperturbed by others' judgments of them, Their unconventional ways are fine and dandy. I've wanted to be viewed as a zany personality, But I own the trophy in winning others' approval. I stick with the conventional ways of living, Not... Continue Reading →
His needs were beyond my capabilities. Written for Saturday Six Word Story Prompt from My Random Rambings: Need.
John 20: 11-18 Now Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb and saw two angels in white, seated where Jesus’ body had been, one at the head and the other at the foot. They asked her, “Woman, why are you crying?” “They have taken my Lord away,”... Continue Reading →