I have been teaching a Bible study on the Book of Esther to my former church members in Tennessee, through Zoom on Wednesday nights. Yes, I retired, but the teaching bug will not let go of its grip on me. When asked my former pastor to do a Bible study with just about five days... Continue Reading →
The Evolution of True Love!
In the beginning, they are ecstatic to see each other. Both are hunters looking for true love.. Time apart nearly drives them crazy. "When will I see you again?," becomes a constant question. In the middle, fantabulous love doesn't have to remain so intense, silences become lovely! Talking and sharing heartfelt dreams and wishes, Yet,... Continue Reading →
Writing Poetry Ain’t Easy: Wordle #240
Known for a bad case of metrophobia, Gwen's body twisted inside at the shock Of being assigned to write a poem tonight About eggs, or peaches, or a pretty frock. Crouched in her slip on the bedroom floor, Her intense fears had her in their grip. There was a high chance of a failing grade,... Continue Reading →
Let Today Begin the Healing Process!
The morrow has come. May love between races surge. Let's heal our nation. Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge. The prompts are Morrow and Surge.
The Best Job Ever Was Being a Mother: FDDA
My crew. Written for Fandango's Dog Days of August Challenge of "your best job ever." I was told when I was age 16 that I would never have children of my own, the result of surgery needed after being hit by a boyfriend and landing and bouncing off the hood of a car. So, I... Continue Reading →
Children’s Greetings are Honest and Heartfelt
Two of my nine great-grandchildren! They keep me entertained! My one-year-old great-grandson, Ace, is trying to show his three-year-old cousin, Knola, his joy in meeting her, by attempting to hug her. But, we can see from her posture that Knola is not interested, as she moves away from him. Ace is persistent, though, and Knola... Continue Reading →
From Mindlovemisery's Menagerie for the Sunday Writing Prompt We were barreling down a mountainside in a storm, When I made a discovery that would change my life. With no windshield wipers to help us see our way, I learned that prayer works in the times of strife. I was the only one who supposedly believed... Continue Reading →
Second Chances at Love!
Our passion appeared asleep, but I knew that we could awaken it. We are near enough to touch, but have become too distant to embrace. We had big dreams for our marraige, but spent little time fulfilling them. My hope in us is strong, but your despair saps some of my conviction. Yet, this morning... Continue Reading →
Trees Can Remind Us of Joyful Moments!
Photo taken on the Silver Comet Trail in Georgia This tree posted for Sunday Trees #459 from On Dragon's Wings withButtercup Tea took me back to my childhood! I remembered one like it in my aunt's yard, and when we played house, we would pretend that the hanging leaves were green beans we were cooking... Continue Reading →
Encourage Your Soul Today: Sunday Devotion #15
Photo taken in Maui, Hawaii, where the light was so mesmerizing. Psalm 42: 5 Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God. I have been prone to "dark days" since I was a little girl who changed homes nearly... Continue Reading →