Nehemiah 8:10: Nehemiah said, “Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength. It is so easy to be discouraged when all that we see or hear from news shows is gloom... Continue Reading →
Broken, But Holding On to My Faith
It's been a while, I know. But, I have been dealing with a pinched nerve in my back that makes sitting long enough to write uncomfortable. I will have surgery in June, but for now, I just decided not to let it defeat me, so I write today, and boy am I joyful to do... Continue Reading →
An Auto Museum as a Balm to My Overworked Heart
Savor Auto Museum, Cartersville, GA Here I am at age 70, and after a lifetime of being the employee of the month or seen as a "miracle worker" on my jobs, I am still unable to let go of the need to give my best to the world. For anyone who also follows me on... Continue Reading →
We Never Outgrow Winnie the Pooh!
Happy Birthday, Winnie! Thanks for the Hugs! In 1997, due to technological changes, my job in Information Technology for the local telephone company ended, as the company chose to outsource the work. After 23 years of working for Ma Bell, I decided to take early retirement and go to college full-time to become a college... Continue Reading →
Joy Will Come with the Morning!
My joy will return. Somewhere down the line, I know. I wait for morning! Written for the RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge: down and line.
Musicians Are Soul Doctors
Photo is from EyeCandyDesignz@ Pixabay I made my petition to the house band, for my soul felt bereft of joy. I needed the help of a little Marsalis, Coltrane, Waters, or Monk. Oh, that cat on the drums heisted my heart with a powerful solo, And out of habit, I danced, for the sweet jazz... Continue Reading →
Worship is Easy in a Garden!
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 →
Share Your World Responses
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 →
Going to Visit the Atlantic Ocean
I am going to visit the Atlantic Ocean, That awesome wonder of nature I've sorely miss. I'm looking forward to seeing that beautiful blue And staring out where the horizon and the sky kiss. I hope it remembers this woman who loves it dearly, As I linger for days in the place that I chose,... Continue Reading →