I hate to report that there will not be a Psalm Wednesday post today. I have been so sick since we returned from Spain. I must have caught a cold on one of the return flights, for by the time we reached Atlanta to spend the night with family, I was jet lagged and already... Continue Reading →
What Will People Think of Us in a Century or Two?
Douglas and I love finding ruins, particularly Roman ruins, and when we are walking through them, I can almost see in my imagination the people from centuries ago as they went about their daily lives. It is somewhat eerie, but maybe spirits do live in places long after they have been vacated by people. I... Continue Reading →
Abandoned! 100 Word Wednesday #94
Like a doll abandoned, I often felt that I have been left to fend alone in the world. I wonder if the child who had loved this dirty and worn doll had not been allowed to bring it with her or if she decided to leave it behind as she sought newer and better toys... Continue Reading →
The Power of a Garden!
A former student gave me the cross pictured above, and it sits in my front yard among our flowers and shrubs as a reminder of the power of a garden. It states, "One is closer to God in a garden than any place else on earth." I have found this to be true, and wherever... Continue Reading →
Changing My Concept of Rest
In the past, I though that that I had to do everything right. This included ensuring that I worked eight hours for eight hours pay, and getting my money's worth when traveling. Wherever I went, whether Madrid or Geneva, I packed my days with activitiesf, afraid that I would miss an event or place. My energies... Continue Reading →
Share Your World October 22, 2018
Answers to questions from Sparks from a Combustibe Mind for Share Your World 1. Name two books that have influenced you and share how. Both are children's books, but I believe their message can resonate with adults, especially those of us struggling with fear of inadequacy from comparing ourselves to others. I read each one... Continue Reading →
Doing My Public Service
Time can get away from us, as we struggle each day to make ends meet. Today, I want to remind everyone over 50 of every race and ethnicity, particularly black women and men, to have a colonoscopy, or one of the other tests for colon cancer, performed as soon as possible. Colon cancer is a... Continue Reading →
Photo a Day Challenge: Bench
Written for the October photo a day challenge by City Sonnet. So many places to sit on beach in Alicante, Spain and look at the sun play. By Regina The day is just beginning. Kids are still in bed. No little pirates fighting and screaming at each other. The noise has not yet begun. I can... Continue Reading →