Second Chances (Prompt 17)

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Life is a continual journey of second chances, isn’t it? The sun rises, mercies are new and we awake to a new day of opportunity, a fresh start at the doorstep.

Today I offer you a couple of Coffee Shop prompts. Have at them as you will. As always go wherever the muse takes you and feel free to tweak that prompt to suit you …and your muse!

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Every Picture Tells A Story (Prompt 16)

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photo credit: Mr. Ducke via photopin cc

 

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. That’s a pretty lofty load of words for one picture don’t you think? But I will say, an image, painting or drawing can certainly stir our thoughts, emotions, and even arouse our physical senses. Perhaps there is some truth in the statement. Let’s explore this idea, shall we? Have you ever had a photo or piece of art inspire your words? Have you ever used and image to spark your creativity while creating, writing a story or poem?

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The Letter (Prompt 15)

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A letter is a blessing, a great and all-too-rare privilege that can turn a private moment into an exalted experience. ~ Alexandra Stoddard

It does me good to write a letter which is not a response to a demand, a gratuitous letter, so to speak, which has accumulated in me like the waters of a reservoir. ~Henry Miller

Letters are among the most significant memorial a person can leave behind them. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Rich and Famous (Prompt 11)

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photo credit: Auzigog via photopin cc

I recently wrote a local author and nationally syndicated columnist with regard to a moving piece he had written. In the e-mail I sent I shared a blog post I had written in response to the same topic, which I felt was rather inadequate when compared with his well articulated work.  I was delightfully tickled when he responded, as I honestly had no idea if he would a.) actually read the e-mail b.) respond to e-mail in general c.) bother reading the post I shared.

To my surprise he did a, b and c. He also gave me his thoughts on my writing AND then ended his e-mail with these word: Don’t forget me when you’re rich and famous!” 

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One Day Visit (Day 10)

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What they do in heaven we are ignorant of; what they do not do we are told expressly. – Jonathan Swift

The doctrine of the Kingdom of Heaven, which was the main teaching of Jesus, is certainly one of the most revolutionary doctrines that ever stirred and changed human thought. – H. G. Wells

He whose head is in heaven need not fear to put his feet into the grave. – Matthew Henry

***Winner of our RJD Giveaway announced in this post!

 

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