Dreams accompanied by determination are fulfilled. Written for the Saturday Six Word Story Prompt from My Random Ramblings. The prompt today is Dreams.
I went to bed Friday with a fever and woke up with a higher fever. I freaked out, admittedly. I was so scared, not so much of dying from the virus, but of suffering in a hospital for weeks, due to my compromised immune system. Ever since I survived colon cancer, any time something feels... Continue Reading →
Nearly 40 years ago, I wrote a monthly devotional for the small church where I preached my first sermon, and I loved the study and hard work and prayer that helped me be successful at it. So, here is the first of a new series. Psalm 44:3 It was not by their sword that they won... Continue Reading →
I remember once thinking that I would never have a message to share with the world. I thought that being born in the poorest part of town meant that you would always be there, among people who looked lost and dejected, their only salvation found in a bottle of bourbon, or, when the income tax... Continue Reading →
Dance to the tunes that make you happiest in life. Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt #155 for Sammiscribbles: Tune in 10 words.
We are all in this crisis together Is the fabric of our society. We're not alone in the struggle, That belief lessens our anxiety. But, lately the fabric is fraying, Torn by protests and lies told. Politicians wanting elderly lives sacrificed Just so a few doodads can be sold. "There're more important things than living,"... Continue Reading →
From Sharon McCutcheon at Mindlovemisery's Menagerie The prompt is to write about What does soul mate mean to you? for the Sunday Writing Prompt on Mindlovemisery's Menagerie. He calls me his pearl, something extraordinarily beautiful to him. Before him, I hadn't been viewed as beautiful, not even by me. So, each day, I remember to... Continue Reading →
Life isn't too bright now. But a new morning will come! The fight will be won! Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Promt: Bright and Light.
Between the coronavirus isolation, the level of pollen in the air and on everything outside, and starting to teach online tomorrow, I am feeling overwhelmed. I have had to learn Power Point all over again and a new app, Zoom, for teleconferrencing with students. I have invited my students to meet me twice a week... Continue Reading →