Sad eyes searching, in quiet contemplation, while dread invades quickly and without warning. Truth, held captive, cries out to hope in anguish; its wings fluttering in protest against cold, dark thoughts, seeking resolution, but fearing the answer, evades the question. Old doubts – unearthed in haste – have stirred, threatening clarity’s consumption, truth’s faithful companion.
Unheard amidst forgotten Words left unspoken. My thoughts a mess, Scattered amiss, Hidden in the mists Of confusion. Awaiting the light Hidden by night, Beseeching my plight, My soul in flight. Temporary insanity Tempering rationality. Irrational emotion Announcing dissolution, Honoring intention, Awaiting revolution. The desire to fight Well within my right. Though chance of victory
As every parent knows, the beginning of each school year brings new hope and potential for our children. My youngest daughter was preparing for her first year at college when she showed me a set of pencils that she had purchased. Each pencil proudly boasted a bright character from the popular Walt Disney movie
When you listen with your heart, you can hear the angels singing. You can hear them in the rustle of the leaves…in a flower’s gentle sway…in the early morning song of a sparrow announcing a new day and new beginnings… You came into this world full of newborn potential, embraced by the love of your family.
“You make the bed you lie in”, my mother would often say to me. It happens to be one of the many lessons that my mother taught me. Thanks Mom! I had to get that in there; she deserves it. You make the bed you lie in. A short and simple phrase, not a single
I was curious as to how many people are currently sharing our beautiful planet, so I googled it. Our world population has now reached a little over 7.3 billion people and continues to grow quickly. If you would like to see just how quickly, check out the link at the end of my blog. I
I like to tell students that two of my pet peeves are rudeness and disrespect. I then repeat what was often told to me as a child and probably yourself: “If you have nothing good to say, don’t say anything at all”. I’ve adopted this simple advice as one of my favorite mottos. Of course
I’m what most would call an introvert – at least I hope most would choose that description versus something less kind. At some point, I discovered my love of writing which is why I’ve created this site. It provides me with the perfect excuse to indulge in what I love. I won’t pretend to be