Learning to Be Thankful for My Thorn

Learning to Be Thankful for My Thorn

Thorns hurt!  We have several rose bushes in our backyard and when I accidentally brush my hand or arm against one, OUCH! is the first word out of my mouth. Sometimes the wound is deep and the pain is so sharp that it brings tears to my eyes. Thorns are a lot like the...
May – Poetry Prompt

May – Poetry Prompt

POETRY IS AGELESS There is no age before which you must begin. Poetry is ageless, timeless, and open to all. Langston Hughes published his first major work at age 19, Emily Bronte at 29, Virginia Woolf at 33, Maya Angelou at 41, and Emily Dickinson was first published...
My Bipolar Daughter

My Bipolar Daughter

After eighteen years of loving her, of nurturing her since I picked her up in my arms as a nearly six-year-old in that dingy, Russian orphanage outside of St. Petersburg, I couldn’t believe yet another diagnosis would be added to her multiple others. My dear Anna,...
By Prayer Community is Created and Expressed

By Prayer Community is Created and Expressed

FROM TWO TO ONE – A COMMUNITY OF PRAYER For many of us, this is a time of transitions – from winter to long-awaited spring, from winter coats to shorts, from the final days of this school year to the beginning of summer! Others are hoping the transition to...

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