I decided to join this challenge, as I have a photo that I think will inspire people to want to travel. Also, the photo highlights the beauty and peacefulness of a body of water. Lastly, the sculpture invites reflection, mainly as you wonder what the sculptor was thinking and who was the inspiration or muse... Continue Reading →
I started this blog exactly 18 months ago as a ministry, a means of telling my stories and the lessons I learned regarding the love of God and His intervention into our lives. From its inception, I have enjoyed the very act of writing, which commands us to think and feel in new ways with... Continue Reading →
Drinking from the Cup of Adversity is hard. Learning is the goal. Written for Ronovanwrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #231: Cup and goal.
I believed that I had no useful purpose in the world. I worked for the local telephone company, and all day long, I answered people's complaints with their computers or printers. While I knew that the work was important, I felt like a cog in a machine, not someone offering a uniqueness perspective to people... Continue Reading →
I remember a time when I did not patiently endure what was happening in my life, so mad I was at God for a child's suffering that I could not pray. Thankfully, God sent an angel who prayed for my son and me, and everything ended well. In the psalm today, Psalm 39, David was... Continue Reading →
Every time I stand or sit on the beach, I regret not knowing how to swim. I wish that I had learned how to swim when I was a little girl. But, as I wrote before, my mother did not let me learn to swim, ride a bike, or skate, stating that I might get... Continue Reading →
As I looked around the room at my grandchildren holding their children, I felt as though I had time-traveled into the future, not quite able to come to grips with the fact that the ones whom I used to change their diapers and give good-night kisses were already parents. It didn't seem possible that the... Continue Reading →
I wrote this on the Humble Word Nerd blog, but it fits so wonderfully the goals of this blog that I decided to share it. I hope you enjoy it, and that you are encouraged by it. It is written for the Sunday Writing Prompt from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie: sky and God.