Mark 4:37-38 But soon a fierce storm came up. High waves were breaking into the boat, and it began to fill with water. Jesus was sleeping at the back of the boat with his head on a cushion. The disciples woke him up, shouting, “Teacher, don’t you care that we’re going to drown?” I can... Continue Reading →
Michael from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie requested that this week we compose a response to the prompt: Finding Something Forgotten. Once, I dared to leave my hometown and travel life's roads alone when I was just 24 years old. I was clad with only my hope in God. I wanted to prove the skeptics wrong, those who... Continue Reading →
Isaiah 41:10 So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. I love November! It is my birth month, and I look forward to it arriving with bated breath. Normally. I start to get... Continue Reading →
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 →
Tomorrow, I will have surgery to correct the placement of the defibrillator implanted in May. Hopefully, it will be the climax to seven months of intermittent pain and lack of sleep. It almost didn't happen. Even though I am an educated woman, with a doctorate in Sociology, and I have taught that women are sometimes... Continue Reading →
I feel like screaming! Trials just keep appearing. I won't lose my faith! Written for Day 21 of the OctPoWriMo 2019 Challenge. The prompt today is Screaming in the wind. Ragtag prompt is Scream.
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month! How I wish we didn't need this special time of remembrance and revelation, but we must continue to remind people of the devastation that domestic violence brings into the lives of its victims, a form of Hell that destroys and kills. I wrote this poem in honor of... Continue Reading →
I feel vulnerable at times, Too scared to take risks. But your love, Lord, empowers me, So I walk on mountaintops. Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt from Sammi Cox at Sammiscribbles: Vulnerable in exactly 21 words.
I saw this beautiful tree standing in all of its glory at the disc golf course! Through rain, snow, and the harshness of winter, as well as being hit by numerous flying discs, it still stands, with beauty from top to bottom! Isn't that like us, able to stand, no matter what comes our way?... Continue Reading →
What is the best pick me up that you know of? To shake you out of the blues? Music with a great beat, songs that make my feet hanker to move. I love to put on some gospel or jazz, or even some Santana, and get up and dance my blues away. I find that... Continue Reading →