I want to pay tribute to wonderful people I have known, the wonderful country in which I live, the communities in which I have lived, the churches who have claimed me as their own, the God who sends shivers down my back when I really give him a portion of my time—well, maybe not shivers but tears flow easily in some of those most priceless times.
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(Note: This is fictitious. My experience only via peers) Poets are often out of balance When extolling the beauty of silence. The quietness after the screaming child The stillness … Continue reading
When we pray to be like Jesus, what do we have in mind? Most likely it to be a loving person able to heal, feed the hungry, and point the sinner to God the Father. How about leaving … Continue reading
Beautiful! Perfect health! Danger creeps insidiously. Mesmerizing ashes grow longer. Death! Trying an “Elfje” as described by Mandibelle16. Picture prompt Woman Smoking Cigarette. Word prompt: “tapping her cigarette” https://mandibelle16.wordpress.com/2017/10/09/octpowrimo-day-9saturday-mix-poem-elfjies-smoke-baby-amwriting-poetry-saturdaymix/
M’s October prompt for today is “The journey beyond.” I am linking a post recounting a crises in my life when I believe I had a “near death” experience. I think I have new readers who have not read it, … Continue reading
“It will be a wonderful life with you,” the bride whispers confidently. “Hush, little baby, mama’s darling child,” mother coos softly. “Go back and brush your teeth now,” mother scolds sternly. “Wow, these grades are great,” mother exclaimes encouragingly. “Go, … Continue reading
I had been over to check on my mother, to be sure she had taken her medicine and to give her some comfort for the evening. Driving home about 10:30, I looked at cars around me and wondered why … Continue reading
A conversation in Caterpillar Lane – Harry: “I haven’t seen Leggus lately, have you?” Fuzzy: “Last I saw him, he had crawled into a pine bark and dried up. At least he sure looked dead.” Harry: “That’s bad. He was … Continue reading
A passage from David’s song of praise, 2 Samuel 22:17 & 20b “He reached down from on high and took hold of me; he drew me out of deep waters….he rescued me because he delighted in me.” I have just … Continue reading
Let the day unwind, You will become fresh again Rest in evening’s peace. (Revelation 21:5) ******************************* Ronovan challenge Haiku #101 Fresh and Wind https://ronovanwrites.wordpress.com/2016/06/13/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-101-freshwind/