It's eerie what's happened, America has become a place of desolation. Hate-filled language disguised as the words of God Always alters a democratic nation. Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt #210 from Sammiscribbles: Eerie in 24 words. The words of Zechariah 7:14 inspired the poem.
Hosea 11:4 I led them with cords of human kindness, with ties of love. To them I was like one who lifts a little child to the cheek, and I bent down to feed them. Being a member of the oldest generation of my family and the family matriarch or patriarch can mean that everyone... Continue Reading →
To see the young boy grinning, Holding two warty frogs in his hands, Gave me so much pleasure and peace, Almost more than anyone could stand. The growth of the flowers around me Served as a prerequisite to the joy I felt. And the blow to my heart was so complete That in worship to... Continue Reading →
From Mindlovemisery's Menagerie The rat ran and he chased. Gerry wished that his sister would choose a higher class of men for dating. He was tired of having to leave the comfort of the den, to put his hands on these miscreants that Jill seemed incapable of saying "no" to when asked out on a... Continue Reading →
Being a parent is a hard job, even when our children become adults. It isn't a part of your life that you can retire from doing. Instead, parenting becomes a different enterprise as our children age and the ability to influence their decision-making processes diminishes. This is particularly true for mothers, and I can only... Continue Reading →
What was the last TV show you binge-watched? If you don’t watch TV (congratulations by the way) what’s the last thing you binged ON? We got rid of cable, and intead are using Roku streaming. I bought Acorn and Britbox, and there are so many dramas and comedies from the UK, Australia, and other places... Continue Reading →
Sleep wouldn't come last night. My restless mind wandered. I prayed for relief, so My daytime hours aren't squandered. Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt #206: Restless in 19 words.
2 Kings 4: 8-16 One day Elisha went to Shunem. And a well-to-do woman was there, who urged him to stay for a meal. So whenever he came by, he stopped there to eat. She said to her husband, “I know that this man who often comes our way is a holy man of God. Let’s make a... Continue Reading →
Each time I prayed, I promised to forgive those who trespassed against me, But I stayed imprisoned by my anger, and I couldn't free him or myself. The things he did were meant to break me, and even as I tried to mend, I found that I couldn't forgive or forget, regardless of pastors who... Continue Reading →