Today I took a step away from fear, and into nature. I moved close, closer than before, to the flowers and trees that were here before I arrived at this house, and I tried to create art with my camera.Letting go of fear and tuning into God, I found that the honey bees buzzing around…… Continue reading Beyond Fear
For months and months, hours, days, and months skidded past me, and I was reluctant to sit down at my writing desk and dream my stories onto paper. I felt distracted by my environment, which has recently changed, but even more so, I felt distracted by my thoughts and motivations. I kept asking myself, why…… Continue reading Why I Write Stories—My Response Surprised Me!
Love is emotional: trust is intuitive.Emotions go on changing every moment — they are in a flux; you cannot rely upon them — but trust can become a great foundation. Love helps you to reach to the place where trust is possible. Without love, trust is not possible. Love is almost like a bridge which can…… Continue reading Trust
What I’ve Received: This weekend brought time with family; my husband and I went to his grandparents’ house and they lent me a pile of books. (You might remember a post I wrote titled Reading Over My Shoulder. In that post, I quoted from Gladys Hasty Carroll, the author of one the books Grammy lent…… Continue reading Give, Receive, Release
This is my first time participating in Five Minute Friday hosted by The Gypsy Mama. The rules are to write for five minutes without editing or over-thinking your writing. It’s like “finger painting with words.” I wrote this exercise by hand first and then typed it up.***I am brave. I am cowardly. Could it be…… Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Beautifully Brave
I spend the evening with a pot of tea and some poetry. I listen to water flowing over pebbles, the sound of my breathing, the room dimly lit with the gentle golden glow of a desktop lantern.Early this morning, a cardinal waited for a pause in the snowfall before she left her hiding place; I…… Continue reading Thoughts Over Tea
A previous post of mine was published today on Community of Catholic Bloggers.To read it, please click If I was in the Boat with Jesus. Thank you! Hope you’re all having a fun-filled and/or relaxing Sunday! God bless you. 🙂 :)*P.S. I have updated my “about” page and have a slightly new header and color…… Continue reading "If I Was in the Boat with Jesus" featured on Community of Catholic Bloggers