The past will leave a pall over our livs that if we are not careful will steal the joy of the present and future away from us. I never lived in a house where there was a man. I never saw a good romance, except on television, and even as a child, I knew those... Continue Reading →
A hero is someone who wishes to help and to save Us from things that could put us in an early grave. They teach us to think first, and then to be brave, And to never allow others our humanity to waive. It is the wondrous advice that they so freely gave That can bring... Continue Reading →
What a windbag that Gerald turned out to be, Never knowing when he'd said enough. It was futile for people to try to ignore him, For he would just add in some extra fluff. His words would never inspire anyone, For his life of ease no one begrudged. And though his remarks were unwelcomed, On... Continue Reading →
She wouldn't leave while he breathed. Written for the Saturday Six Word Story Prompt #44 for My Random Ramblings. The prompt is Leave.
Isaiah 12: 2-6 Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The Lord, the Lord himself, is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation.” With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation. In that day you will say: “Give praise to the Lord, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done,... Continue Reading →
I'm American! Why must I face racism? Please, God, let it change! Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #311: Change and face.
From Mindlovemisery's Menagerie Ripples of peace flowed through my body and mind, As I pondered my life in that dark night of the soul. A new awakening entered as I released years of fear, And for the first time in a long time, I felt truly whole. I knew I had to find ways to... Continue Reading →
Mark 1: 9-11: In those days Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized in the Jordan by John. As soon as He came up out of the water, He saw the heavens being torn open and the Spirit descending to Him like a dove. And a voice came from heaven: You are My beloved Son;I take delight in You! Luke 8: 48:... Continue Reading →
I cannot wait to begin to lose weight! My clothes worn tight warn of epic fail. But I feel that I must have my fill of food, Then I wail because I'm not doing well. Written for the Double Take Challenge from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie. The ‘Double Take’ challenge focuses on the use of homophones* to... Continue Reading →
From Mindlovemisery's Menagerie Jaime spent the whole day browsing the antique store and left with just one thing. She knew that the shopkeepers were wondering how anyone could spend so much time in a store to only buy one thing. But Jaime had been cloistered as a child, kept away from other children, always in... Continue Reading →