Peace like a river. Learning to let go and wait. The battle is God's. Written for the OctPoWriMo Challenge of 2019 of 31 poems in 31 days. The prompt today is Peace. I enjoyed the challenge and being able to complete it.
Virginia Blue Bell from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie Bluebells in a vase. What joy you bring to my heart! Don't stop blooming! Written for Heeding Haiku with Chevrefeuille from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie. The prompt today is Bluebells.
I'm not the me whom I thought I would be, I didn't think that I'd reach my current age. Dreams that seemed impossible came true, In spite of the many personal battles I waged. Doctors said I would never be a mother, But I learned God alone plans our lives. At 21, I adopted four... Continue Reading →
Photo by Kalhh at Pixabay.com Kathie hated visiting Aunt Betsy's house. It was the only time she had "accidents" in the night. Mother told her that her cousins weren't afraid to go to the outhouse. Kathie responded, "Mother, the ghosts know them, but they don't know me. Who lives in a cemetery, anyway?" (275 characters)... Continue Reading →
Photo taken in Lahaina, Maui, HI. Fulfilled a dream to go to Hawaii! Take off the heaviness of living for others, And your whole being becomes lighter. Do those activities that tickle your fancy. Fulfilling your passions makes life brighter. A lighter spirit keeps the darkness away, Opening doors to be who you really are.... Continue Reading →
Broken places heal. God's love will mend fragile hearts. Laughter comes again. Written for OctPoWriMo 2019, Day 28. The prompt is Mending the Broken Places. I chose a haiku for today. Participating in the 31 poems in 31 days has given me new respect and admiration for poets as wordsmiths. This is hard work!
No longer thirsty. Rivers flow from my belly. Path to peace and joy. Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge. The prompts are river and path. I thought of John 7:38.
Photo from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie for First Line Friday. He came down from the mountains as autumn aged, before the paths could pile with snow and the bridges bowed with ice. He had needed time away from people, even well-meaning ones like his family. They wanted to help him grieve the loss of his dear Molly,... Continue Reading →
Days apart from myself, moving by sheer will, Locked away from family, want to go home. Anxiety constant, no help from the pills. Fear I will remain in this strange world alone. How did I get here, this dark place of despair? Will I find peace and completeness anywhere? Breakthrough occurred when I finally let... Continue Reading →