The saying goes that time flies. My maternal grandmother used to say often, “This too shall pass.” But, even as these two sayings are said, in the moment when life’s path seems to dead-end, it is difficult to believe that there will be a way forward. As I prepared to […]
The goal of poetry is to be universal and personal at the same time. Sometimes the patterns coalesce and create a picture we can all relate to in the moment and years later. Here is one example from my upcoming release.
I know. I didn’t get it either. At first. Why would anyone want to treasure the year 2020? Well, I don’t think I wanted to treasure anything when my One Word for 2020 came to me. But, there it was everywhere I looked as I finished my studies focused on […]
Describe one odd item that you have in your purse or wallet right now. When I read this writing prompt, I could not think of one odd item I have in my purse. In my mind, there seemed to be a purpose for everything. After all, I tend to travel […]
Write about something you would still buy if it cost twice as much as it costs today. I learned this sage advice in one of my college classes: “When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.”― Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus […]
Recently, I decided to loan my middle son one of my cherished books, a leather-bound edition of Mark Twain novels. I charged him to take special care of it and not leave it lying around on the floor as I have seen so many of the other books in our […]
“Search for deep treasure as you go through this day. You will find me along the way.” from Sarah Young’s Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence Isaiah 33:6 NIV He will be the sure foundation for your times, a rich store of salvation and wisdom and knowledge; […]
“Search for Me as for hidden treasure.” from Sarah Young’s Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence